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Date Thursday  3/14/2019
End Date Sunday  3/17/2019
Group Denver
Event Title SKI!--Grand Mesa Ski Touring Telemark Powderhorn, too!
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Marilyn Choske
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Waitlist Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate I
Trail Mileage 7
Elevation Gain 1000
Driving Distance 450


Grand Mesa is accessed by Hwy 65, connecting I-70 to the north and town of Cedaredge to the south (and continuing south to Montrose)

For more info Contact

Marilyn Choske - 303-456-6279/home; 303-905-8510/cell


Mix 'em up! Here's your opportunity to see, ski, and explore what the Mesa has to offer! This trip consists of a short (1-2 hours) loop Grand Mesa ski tour en route to Cedaredge; two 4-5-hour Grand Mesa backcountry ski touring loops (Mod I levels) and option (your choice)--to ski a short Grand Mesa loop or to ski at Powderhorn Ski Area--on our return trip to Denver. Stay at remodeled and under-new-management Cedaredge motel which includes full hot breakfast (waffle bar, freshly made 3-egg omelets, etc.). Each double-queen room has been renovated with new beds, mattresses, linens, and includes fridge, microwave, coffee maker, free WI-FI. Leader has reserved double occupancy rooms; sharing 2 persons/room strongly encouraged and leader will pair up participants, upon approval from each. Total cost for 3 nights stay dbl occ pp approx. $146.88. Person sharing accommodations with trip leader will be asked to submit 1/2 room cost to leader before trip. The sleepy town of Cedaredge has a few restaurants and a food market. Two group dinners (Friday & Saturday); lunches on your own. No avy gear needed. Bring waxable or waxless touring skis. Powderhorn skiers bring your telemark (or alpine) skis & boots, too. Trip leader will opt to telemark ski at Powderhorn on return trip. Register online now! Call leader for more info. More detailed information emailed to trip roster registrants later.


Early departure from Denver area Thursday, March 14, 0730, location and carpools TBD. Riders may be able to meet drivers at homes. Re-group stop TBD. Be prepared to do a short (1-2 hour) ski tour on the Grand Mesa en route to Cedaredge.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.