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Date Wednesday  3/1/2017
End Date
Group Fort Collins
Event Title Embryo Lake - RMNP 10,400 ft
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Paul Weber
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 3
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 6
Elevation Gain 1400
Driving Distance 130


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Register with Leader. Contact leader at or call 970-225-1026. Please include recent hiking or snowshoeing experience.


From Glacier Gorge Trailhead in RMNP, travel up the winter route to The Loch and beyond to this little pond below Timberline Falls. Return off trail around the west side of West Glacier Knob. This trip involves off-trail travel, breaking a new track through deep snow, and descending slopes. Topo:  McHenrys Peak. 6 mi/1,400 ft gain. Drive:  130 mi. Suggested rideshare $13.  Limit 8.


Participants are expected to know and bring the Ten Essentials, snowshoes with poles, waterproof boots, parka, pants, gaiters if needed, gloves, extra thermal layers, plenty of food and water. Face protection and goggles are a good idea. No pets allowed.