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Date Friday  8/17/2018
End Date
Group Boulder
Event Title 14ers Castle & Cunundrum Peak
Start Time 5:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Bogie Dumitrescu
Member Price Free
Available Participants 8
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate D
Trail Mileage 13.5
Elevation Gain 4600
Driving Distance 9

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* To REGISTER  email me with your fitness level, but please be precise. So for example if you hike/run/bike/walk, please be precise and tell me when, how much, how fast, how often.

* We should start before 530am to be done by 1230-ish.

* This is an "experiment" Friday trip to avoid Saturday crowds so i will coordinate some sort of carpool later. If there are not too many people interested in a Friday trip , i might move this to Saturday.

* Saturday i think some people could do the "Maroon Bells Loop" aka "4 passes loop" as an NON cmc trip. Google it, it is spectacular.

* If you are accepted on this trip ( meaning you are currently in shape and have done similar hikes ) then i am sure you can read all the hike details here https://www.14ers.com/route.php?route=cast1&peak=Castle%20Peak ; That being said, later on, i will set up an online document with ALL the details we need

* Some climb times https://www.14ers.com/php14ers/timesmain.php?route=cast1&parmpeak=Castle%20Peak

* The total nr of participants will depend if we can find an experienced co-leader. Ideally i would like a few people with medical experience and maybe another CMC leader. That is why I will wait maybe a week or two for people to pre-register and then i will decide. I am gonna favor CMC leaders ( 1 extra points ); if you have Wilderness First Aid or similar ( 1 extra point ) ; if we co-lead before ( 1 extra point )

* This is a D-moderate ( and not easier/lower) because if we do not have a 4WD car , the hike is a real D trip

* Mandatory gear ... which is ... whatever you need to be comfortable standing still for an hour in the rain at 13,000 feet this time of the year. PLUS MICROSPIKES

* 4,600' and 13.5mi or 3,100ft if you start at 11,200' and 7mi

* Thoughts ? Comments ? Suggestions ? Please DO email me.

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