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Date Friday  9/12/2014
End Date Monday  9/15/2014
Group Shining Mountains
Event Title Crestone Pk 14,294', Crestone Needle 14,197' & Humboldt Peak 14,064'
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Roger Leikas
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult D
Trail Mileage 20
Elevation Gain 11,681
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This is a joint event (SM-DN). Plan to chalk up some famous peaks in the Sangre De Cristo Range.  This will be a memorable weekend.  We will backpack up 4.8 miles with 1,890 feet elevation gain to South Colony Lakes where we will camp on Friday.  On Saturday we will climb Crestone Peak which Class 3 rock, 4.1 miles round trip and 3,850.  On Sunday, we will hike up Crestone Needle, which is class 3 rock, 2.6 miles round trip and 2,537 elevation gain.  On Monday, optional peak is Humbolt Peak (class 2)  3.6 miles round trip, 2,404 elevation gain.  Climbing helmet is required.  This is a rescheduled trip from August 1st.  Register with leader using rleik@ecentral.com.



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