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Date Monday  8/26/2013
End Date Wednesday  8/28/2013
Group Fort Collins
Event Title Pear Creek Backpack
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Canceled
Leader Scott Farquhar
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 14.0
Elevation Gain 2100
Driving Distance TBD

Location

Rocky Mtn National Park. The $20 camping permit fee will be split between participants. Note the distance and elevation gain given is only the round trip distance for Pear Creek Campground. Any climbs will add to the mileage and elevation gain.

For more info Contact

Scott Farquhar - farqman@q.com
Gene Culbertson - geneculb@gmail.com


Details

The group will hike in to Pear Creek campground on August 26th and set up base camp. The next two days the group will evaluate conditions to determine if peaks in the area can be climbed. The climbs will not be scouted out beforehand so they will be exploratory. Possible climbs to be considered by the leaders include Mt Copland, Ogalalla Peak and Elk Tooth. NOTE - A bear container is required by National Park regulations (participants that don't own one will need to rent one)   

Notes

To register contact the trip leader 

 

Cancelled as an official trip due to lack of interest. The co-leader and I did the trip as an un-offical trip.