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Date Sunday  10/28/2018
End Date Sunday  10/28/2018
Group Fort Collins
Event Title Green Lake - Pagoda Mountain
Start Time 5:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Peter Gill
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 12
Elevation Gain 2,300-4,300
Driving Distance


Carpooling: meet at 5am at Safeway 1451 Eisenhower Boulevard Loveland on 10/28

For more info Contact

Allison Kimball:

Please send email to request a spot on the trip.  Include contact information, email and phone number.


Route description: Green Lake is a tarn at end of Glacier Gorge and at the base of Pagoda Mountain and Longs Peak.  From Glacier Gorge parking lot in RMNP, we will travel about 5 miles to Black Lake and then continue another mile or so to Green Lake.  The trail will initially be packed snow, but please be ready for deep snowshoeing around Black Lake.  


If we are feeling spry and conditions permit, we could add on a 2,000 foot Class 2+ rocky couloir and boulder-strewn ridge to the top of Pagoda. This would entail moderate exposure at times.


Special gear: hiking or mountaineering boots, snowshoes, microspikes, gloves for scrambling, helmet, mountaineering axe


This is a Leader in Training Trip.