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Date Thursday  3/21/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Bald Mountain near Breckenridge 13,682'*
Start Time 6:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Carol Munch
Member Price Free
Available Participants 3
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 11
Elevation Gain 3075
Driving Distance 140

Location

Bald Mountain is an accessible 13,682' peak just east of Breckenridge wit hexpansive views of the town, Mt. Guyot and other peaks.

From downtown, drive on Main Street to the south side of town.  At hte last intersection, make a left onto Boreas Pass Road.  After wo miles, make a left onto Baldy Road - Cty Rd 520 - to the Bald Mountain Trail winter parking area.

The hike starts on the mountain dirt road for half a mile.  At 1.4 miles loook for the Iowa Mill, built in 1935.   At 1.6 miles are good views of Breckenridge Ski area.At 3.55 miles, the trail narrows and we continue along the ridge line.  At about 5.3 miles, we reach the rocky and exposed summit of Bald Mountain with views of Mt. Guyot and neighboring peaks.

 

We will meet at the Wooly Mammoth Park and Ride at Section BB at 6:30 for a no later than 6:45 start.



For more info Contact

Carol Munch

415-297-9059

carol@edniehaus.com



Details

This will be a difficult snowshoe trip.  Please bring snowshoes and microspikes.  I will update the weather as we get closer.



 




Notes

This is a Bobcats 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.  We may sponsor other activities of interest to our members, everything from bike rides to camping.  Although we have members, we don’t have dues or elections, and 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 free mailing list, write Membership Services at office@cmc.org or call them at (303) 279-3080.




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.