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Date Saturday  1/18/2014
End Date Saturday  1/18/2014
Group Denver
Event Title LSD on Mount Evans - Long, Slow, Distance
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Roger Wendell
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 3,000
Driving Distance


This hike will be open to anyone capable of at least 3,000 feet of elevation gain and at least 10 miles or more of round-trip travel above timberline. However, I am encouraging my Orizaba March 1st participants to join in as this will be the easiest of the conditioning hikes I will be leading before our departure to Mexico.

We'll be going up the Mount Evans Road from Echo Lake as far as avalanche safety permits. We may be able to skirt questionable areas but will not take excessive risks as our main goal will be a slow, but steady workout at altitude while avoiding avalanche hazards.

For more info Contact

Leader: Roger J. Wendell

Phone: 206-202-2212

email: rogerwendell [at] rogerwendell [dot] com


Be prepared for high winds, winter conditions, and slippery surfaces. Bring snowshoes,

microspikes, and plenty of layers to protect yourself from the cold. Will make a restaurant

stop, afterwards, if the group is interested.


Be prepared for winter conditions, ice, and wind.

This hike is only open to anyone who is capable of at least 3,000 feet of elevation gain (starting out

at high altitude) and ten miles (or more) round-trip.

I can sign people off for a "C" hike depending how far up we make it.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.