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Date Thursday  7/11/2013
End Date Sunday  7/14/2013
Group Denver
Event Title (Trailblazers & Photo Section) Ice Lake Basin Silverton Car Camping & Hikes
Start Time 1:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader Mark Haugen
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 6
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Fast
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 7
Elevation Gain 2400
Driving Distance 700


Mineral Creek a few miles NW of Silverton on USFS land.  Exact location TBA.

For more info Contact

Mark Haugen
303-744-0625 (preferred)


Trailblazers & Photo Section Car Camping Trip (Thursday PM July 11 thru (14th) Sunday Evening). Primitive Car Camp along
Mineral Creek starting Thursday night, surrounded by the very colorful San Juan
Mountains were at night you can clearly see the Milky Way.
One of the most scenic hikes in Colorado (Ice Lake). It offers everything: streams,
waterfalls, three levels of basins, a glacial lake, every type of Rocky
Mountain wildflower imaginable, spectacular views.  Hike start time to be determined by local weather.  
Many other scenic hikes and activities in the general area as group desires incl; steam railroad, 1800s
mining ruins, hot springs, Victorian towns with dirt streets.

Car Pools to be arranged from Denver starting Thursday PM, according to availability (noon or 5pm)


If you are interested in this trip CALL ME at 303-744-0625 ASAP