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Date Wednesday  7/17/2013
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Black Powder Pass Moderate A
Start Time 8:15 AM
Status Complete
Leader Michael Tamny
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate A
Trail Mileage 4
Elevation Gain 700
Driving Distance 110

Location

We will hike starting from Boreas Pass and follow drainages up to Black Powder Pass.

We will meet at 8:15AM in the Staples parking lot in Conifer at the intersection of US Hwy. 285 and County Road 73 . Park on the east side away from the stores. It's a long drive to the TH off Boreas Pass Road (110 miles RT) and the last 12 miles are on unpaved roads.


For more info Contact

Michael Tamny matamny@ecentral.com
Curt Edlund  jillcurt@msn.com


Details

TRIP LIMITED TO MEMBERS OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN OVER THE HILL GANG (RMOTHG).

A moderate "A" hike of roughly 4 miles RT and 700-800 ft. elevation gain, it's a steep hike, almost all of the gain is in the the second mile of the out leg.  The route follows a stream drainage, hugs a forested slope that opens into a meadow with the destination above a saddle at over 12,000 feet under Boreas and Bald Mountains. The views of South Park, the surrounding mountains, and flowers, July is prime wildflower viewing, make for an especially scenic hike.  Optional stop following trip for refreshments. Bring adequate water, snacks, sack lunch, ID, medical insurance card, AND appropriate clothes for changing weather conditions.


Notes



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.