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Date Thursday  4/6/2017
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Tremont Mtn 10,385'* Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Suzanne Allexan
Member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 5
Elevation Gain 1600
Driving Distance 40


Wooly Mammoth BB, parking lot. Meet at 7:25 a.m. for quick take off at 7:30.

For more info Contact

Suzanne Allexan 303-330-4750 mobile


Park at Bootleg Bottom Trail head , follow trail until seasonal creek then depart from trail with cross country route and a little scrambling near the summit. 360 degree views from the top, from Pikes Peak to high RMNP peaks. Exploratory trip.

We'll car pool from Wooly Mammoth parking lot.
State park pass helpful, be prepared to split the $7 cost of a day pass if necessary.



Trip Report:
I learned a lot on this trip. 1) Golden Gate SP has accessible bathrooms at all trail heads.2) no cell service in park, pretty much everywhere. 3) in April some roads can be gated off - closed, due to snow.
The 4 of us met at the Junction of Hwy 93 & Golden Gate Canyon Rd. - a good spot to meet for this hike. SW part of intersection. there are restrooms at Galbraith Park only 5 minutes in route to GGCSP . Tremont Mountain has no established path or trail to its summit. We started hiking at 9:30 at Boot Leg Bottom TH. Due to 7-10 inches of snow the previous day, our group found the conditions to be slippery and we couldn't locate the seasonal spring that was the sought route to the summit. We hiked about 1.5 miles in and bushwhacked north towards summit. Conditions weren't favorable so we noshed and called it a day at noon, returning to the cars by 1:30 . Mariko's phone stated we travel 3.5 miles and 1200' We will try again in May or June. Suzanne Allexan