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Date Friday  6/13/2014
End Date Sunday  6/15/2014
Group Denver
Event Title Trailblazers/ Alpine Start- Decalibron/ Full Moon Camping
Start Time 4:00 PM
Status Complete
Leader Erin Thompson
Member Price Free
Available Participants 10
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 7.5
Elevation Gain 3500
Driving Distance

Location

MEET AT THE WOOLLY MAMMOTH LOT AT 4PM.


For more info Contact

If interested contact:

Erin Thompson- Nerdysheep@me.com or

Carmen Stagg- carmenstagg@cmc.org



Details

Mt. Democrat:
From the parking area, follow the blocked road past the lake. After the lake, begin the ascent out of the basin - Photo #1 and Photo #2. Near 12,200', pass a collapsed mine shack - Photo #3. At 12,600' (Photo #4), follow the trail up a rugged slope (Photo #5) to reach the base of Democrat's east slope - Photo #6. Near 12,800', the trail swings left (south) for a bit before turning right and heading north across the east slope, toward the Democrat-Cameron saddle - Photo #7 and Photo #8. From the saddle, turn left and follow the trail west up the ridge - Photo #9. After climbing about 200' along the ridge, the trail turns left and traverses southwest across the slope. Continue up steeper terrain and past some mine prospect holes to reach the summit ridge, near 13,900' - Photo #10. Walk over to the final pitch and follow the easy trail up to the top of Democrat.

Mt. Cameron:
Taken from the top of Democrat, Photo #11 is the view of Mt. Cameron and Mt. Lincoln. Leave Democrat and descend to the Democrat-Cameron saddle - Photo #12. From the saddle, hike northeast along the right side of Mt. Cameron's west ridge (


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