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Date Wednesday  8/21/2013
End Date Wednesday  8/21/2013
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG: Splish/Splash Upper Crystal Lake
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Frank Burzynski
Co-Leader Carole Adler
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 1850
Driving Distance 120


RMOTHG: This is Splish/Splash hike #8. We will be going to Crystal Lakes. We will carpool west on I-70 then over toward Hoosier Pass and turn on Spruce Creek Road to reach the trailhead (round trip 120 miles). The hike will follow Crystal Creek in the valley just south of Peak 10 of the Breckenridge Ski Area, and will bring us to lower and upper Crystal lakes.. Highlights of the hike include the views of Crystal Peak, many wild flowers along the way, and the two lakes. The hike is 8 miles in length with an elevation gain of 1,850'.

Please have your 10 essentials and notify the leader in advance of any medical conditions. There will be an optional food stop after the hike as is customary.

For more info Contact

Frank 720-254-4096


Completed as planned


First group of 14 hikers made it to upper Crystal Lake, second group made it to lower lake and had lunch on ridge overlooking lake

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.