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Date Tuesday  12/5/2017
End Date Tuesday  12/5/2017
Group Denver
Event Title Bergen Peak 9,708
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Terry Ploski
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 11
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 11
Elevation Gain 2,201
Driving Distance 40


*Meet at Wooly Mammoth parking lot across from the Exxon Station on US40 at 7:45 to leave for the trailhead at 8:00 a.m. (this is the NW parking area at I-70 and Morrison Exit 259. I expect we will return to the Elk Meadows trailhead between 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., with a mandatory turnaround time of 11:00 a.m.

For more info Contact

Terry Ploski, (303) 748-3748,

I am a D - rated trip leader and Senior WTS Instructor. I will bring hand and foot warmers and extra gloves. Come dress warmly and test yourself against the pre-winter cool weather conditions. Bring the Ten Essentials; microspikes or yaktracks are recommended in the event we traverse icy patches on the trail.


Some outdoor activity before the holiday. A close in trail hike in Jeffco Open Space Park. Hike the Meadow View Trail to Bergen Peak Trail. Return same way, or via a longer circle route.


Please DO NOT bring any cotton garments to wear on this trip. Hypothermia, not lightning strike potential, is the biggest seasonal risk for trip participants.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.