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Date Wednesday  2/14/2018
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Crater Lakes*
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Russell Peterson
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 6
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate III
Trail Mileage 7
Elevation Gain 1800
Driving Distance 75


Coors Tek Parking lot across from CMC in Golden.   Please arrive early for a 7:00 AM start. 

For more info Contact

Russ Peterson  720 299-8269




From East Portal, Ski off trail to these three lakes along the Divide. The snow will be deep and steep. Be prepared for winter conditions.  Blue downhill skills.  Beacon, Probe and Shovel mandatory.  AT, Telemark or Splitboard with climbing skins.   


This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips especially "B" Difficult and "C" hikes and Difficult snowshoes, for our mostly age 50+ constituents. We may sponsor other activities of interst to our members, everything from bike rides to camping. Although we have members, our trips are non exclusive.We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write the Bobcats at


​A fun time was had by all.  The leader was seduced by the prospect of sparse trees and good ski lines so we ended up west of the crator lakes.  We still had 1800' of elevation, 7 miles of skiing and most importantly fun was had by all!

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.