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Date Thursday  1/17/2019
End Date Thursday  1/17/2019
Group Denver
Event Title Guinn Mountain Hut Chili Fest* Difficult Snowshoe and Chili Tasting
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Cynthia Lehr
Co-Leader Sarah Maurer
Member Price Free
Available Participants 5
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult 
Trail Mileage 9
Elevation Gain 2,000
Driving Distance 70


This is a themed snowshoe: Guinn Mountain Hut Chili Tasting

Enjoy a steep, snowy climb to Arestua Hut ... then share some of your chili with the group while relaxing in the hut.  All particicpants will bring some chili to share.  More details to follow via e-mail.

For more info Contact

Leaders:  Cyndi Lehr: and Sarah Mauer: (970-988-9490)


Meet Up: 6am @ CMC/Coors Tek Lot

Mileage: 9, Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet

Pace: 1.75 miles, 750 feet per hour (moderate/fast snowshoe)

Gear: Ten Essentials, Microspikes, Snowshoes, Chili to share

Route:   We will start this fun adventure at the Eldora Ski area.  We will begin climbing steeply up the ski area then access Jenny Creek Trail #808 into the forest.  We will take the fork to Guinn Mountain Trail #820.  Here our ascent steepens.  We will pass by cabin ruins.  Just before the summit of Guinn Mountain, the trail opens up and here we will find Guinn Mountain Hut behind a stand of evergreen trees.  We will break in the Guinn Mountain Hut and share chili, then head down via same trails.   


*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.  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 or call CMC Membership Services at: or (303) 279-3080.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.