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Date Friday  12/1/2017
End Date Friday  12/1/2017
Group Denver
Event Title Crystal Peak 13,852'
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Eileen O'Leary
Member Price Free
Available Participants 3
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult 
Trail Mileage 9.5
Elevation Gain 3600
Driving Distance 180


(Please read contact information PRIOR TO signing up, if that works for you, glad to have you along).

Meet Wooly Mammoth park and ride section BB, across from the Conco gas station. Exit 259 off I 70. This hike will depart promptly at 6am. A parking lot leader may be necessary. All participants sign up with the knowledge that their contact information may be shared with the other hike participants for transportation related reasons.

Summit County hikers, we will meet you in the Safeway parking lot off I70 in Frisco at approx 7 am.

From Frisco drive I70 west to Exit #195 (Copper Mt exit), from there to Mayflower Gulch Trail head (Across from the 1st Trailings Pond).

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Take a W side approach via Humbug Gulch enjoying the stunning scenery. (Unlikely we might do a loop and return via Mayflower Gulch to the cars, this will only happen if we have limited trail breaking to do on the way up to Crystal).

Depending on recent snowfall, we may have to break trail. Everyone will rotate trail breaking. Depending on snow depth, some may be up front shorter or longer than others.

If for any reason you need to cancel or contact me after 3pm on the day prior to the hike, please call or txt to inform me. I will not get notification from the CMC that you have cancelled and the parking lot leader will be waiting for you in the morning.

An e mail with final details will be sent out the day prior to the hike. Please check your Junk mail if you do not see the e mail in your In Box. If you have chosen to opt out of notifications from the CMC, please alter this setting as you will not receive e mails from hike leaders.


Dress for Winter weather in the mountains. Snow shoes and an ice axe are a MUST, microspikes are recommended know how you are going to attach them to your pack, should we need to carry them at times.

All participants MUST be able to do a MINIMUM of 2 miles per hr / 1000 ft per hour. In an effort to be respectful to other participants if you are unsure if this is an appropriate hike for you irrespective of your rating, please discuss with the leader prior to signing up.
Contact the leader with any medical concerns prior to the hike.

Must have 10 essentials.

Snack and other breaks will be taken AS A GROUP.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.