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Date Thursday  7/10/2014
End Date
Group Fort Collins
Event Title American Lakes
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Don Carpenter
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Easy B
Trail Mileage 7
Elevation Gain 1400
Driving Distance 140

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Details

Following a trail which begins one mile south of Cameron Pass, we will proceed upward, crossing the Michigan Ditch at 1.5 miles, then another 2.5 miles along and above the Michigan River to American Lakes (11,200’), above timberline, and directly below the Nokhu Crags. If the weather is OK and we feel up to it, we may continue another half mile (200’ additional elevation) south to Thunder Pass, which overlooks the valley in RMNP where the Colorado River begins. Suggested rideshare: $14. Register with leader: dec5018@comcast.net.

Notes

Temp about 63 deg, slight rain sprinkle at the lakes. wonderful flowers. left TH at 9;$0 and returned at 3pm.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.