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Date Tuesday  4/8/2014
End Date Tuesday  4/8/2014
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title Section 16 Palmer Red Rock Loop
Start Time 9:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Y Mason
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Classification Moderate A
Trail Mileage 6
Elevation Gain 1,200
Driving Distance


Section 16 Trailhead is located just west of 26th Street and Gold Camp Road. A small parking lot is along the road with additional parking located past the trail head on the left hand side of the road.

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Meet at the Section 16 Trailhead at 9:00 where we will begin an initial gentle ascent. Although it is April, please "be prepared" for snow, ice, rain or wind by bringing foot traction devices, hiking poles and a raincoat.The ascent is through a heavily forested area that receives very little sunlight which can make the trail quite icy after a snow storm or overnight freeze. At the top of the incline, we will stop for a break to admire the views while enjoying a snack prior to completing the loop back to the trailhead.

The return is mostly downhill and again through a heavily wooded area which could possibly have some snow and ice on the ground. No rabbits please.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.