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Date Saturday  3/31/2018
End Date Saturday  3/31/2018
Group Fort Collins
Event Title Blue Lake (RMNP) Snowshoe
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Scott Farquhar
Co-Leader Amy Parker
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Waitlist Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 9.5
Elevation Gain 2200
Driving Distance 140


The meeting place and time will be e-mailed to participants a couple of days before the trip

For more info Contact

Scott Farquhar Trip Leader -


NOTE - This trip takes the place of the trip in January canceled due to the Govt shut down. I have included folks that were still signed up when the trip was canceled.

 We will start at the Glacier Gorge Trailhead, take the winter trial up to the intersection with the trail to Mills Lake. At Mills Lake we will contine up to Black Lake. Note that often no one has been on this 1.5 mile section of trail has not been used so the group will probalby need to take turns "breaking trail". At Black Lake we will go uphill the 0.5 miles to Blue Lake, note this section of trail will be steep and off trail. Note that I am not trying to scare members I just want to make sure folks are aware of the challenges.

Now that I have gotten the mandatory "warnings" out of the way I do want to say that the views from Mills Lake, Black Lake, and Blue Lake are beautiful. It will be a difficult trip but one well worth the effort.  



To sign up for this trip you must contact the Trip Leader. Note for folks that have not done a trip with me before please provide some background of snowshoe trips you have done in the past.