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Date Wednesday  2/28/2018
End Date
Group Fort Collins
Event Title Lake Helene, RMNP 10,600 ft.
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Paul Weber
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 6.3
Elevation Gain 1200
Driving Distance 130


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Register with Leader. Contact leader at or call 970-225-1026. Please include recent hiking and / or snowshoeing experience.


From Bear Lake, snowshoe mostly on trail up a gradual slope above Mill Creek basin. Views of Mt Wuh, Joe Mills Mtn, and Bierstadt Lake along the way. After crossing Two Rivers Lake, we will arrive at Lake Helene surrounded by Flattop, Notchtop, Knobtop and Little Matterhorn mountains. Return via same route. Suggested rideshare $13.


Participants are expected to know and bring the Ten Essentials, snowshoes with poles, waterproof boots, parka, pants, gaiters if needed, gloves, extra thermal layers, plenty of food and water. Face protection and goggles are a good idea. No pets allowed.