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Date Wednesday  7/31/2013
End Date Wednesday  7/31/2013
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Blue Lake IPWA
Start Time 6:45 AM
Status Complete
Leader Marc Hasfjord
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Waitlist Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate A
Trail Mileage 5 miles
Elevation Gain 880 feet
Driving Distance 110 miles

Location

Meet at the Apex Trail Head Parking Lot at 6:45 am.  This is the lower parking lot at Heritage Square.  It is north of Exit 259 of I-70 and lies west of US 40/Colo 93.  Meet at 6:45 am; leave at 7:00 am.  We will carpool to Brainard Lake and the Mitchell Lake Trail parking lot in IPWA.  Be sure someone in your car has a National Parks Pass or you'll pay a fee to get to Brainard Lake.  

For more info Contact

Marc Hasfjord, leader 720-300-7525
Jim Stookesberry, co-leader


Details

Preference for this hike will be given to members of the Rocky Mountain Over the Hill Gang (RMOTHG).  It is limited to 12 members including leader and co-leader since its in a wilderness area.  We'll hike from the trailhead, past Mitchell Lake and south of Mt Audubon, to Blue Lake (11,338 feet). Our elevation gain will be about 880 feet.  The Continental Divide and Mt Toll (12, 979 feet) rise just west of the lake.  

Notes

Insure that someone in your car has a National Parks Pass or you'll pay a fee to get to Brainard Lake.  If the group desires, we'll stop for refreshments after the hike.  

Since this hike is in a wilderness area, it will be limited to 12 hikers including leader and co-leader.  Preference will be given to members of the Rocky Mountain Over the Hill Gang (RMOTHG).  


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.