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Date Wednesday  1/31/2018
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Abyss Lake Trail
Start Time 8:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Janice Johnson
Co-Leader Elaine Shirley
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Waitlist Participants 3
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Casual
Classification Easy 
Trail Mileage 6
Elevation Gain 900
Driving Distance 62 miles


We will meet in Conifer at the Staples parking lot.  Please arrive early so we can leave promptly at 8:30 am.  From the parking lot we will carpool to the trailhead.

Directions from meeting point:  Continue on Hwy 285 to Grant and turn right on Guanella Pass Road.  Drive 5.5 miles to parking area on right for Abyss Trail and Burning Bear Trail.


For more info Contact

Janice Johnson 



We will snowshoe off east Guanella Pass Road on the Abyss Lake trail.  Depending upon conditions (I'm scouting this on Saturday), we will snowshoe in 2-1/2 to 3 miles, stop for lunch, and then return.  Most elevation gain is in the first mile but the grade is not severe.  There may be one ice/water area to cross.  Bring snowshoes, poles, ten essentials, and layers.




For those who are interested, we'll enjoy coffee and/or ice cream when we return to our meeting point.  

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.