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Date Thursday  2/14/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Ski Spruce Ck/Francie's Cabin*
Start Time 6:30 AM
Status Canceled
Leader Jeff Damp
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate II
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 1200'
Driving Distance 150


Wooly Mammoth B-B, at 6:30 AM

For more info Contact

Jeff Damp



From the TH about two miles South of Breckenridge, we will ski to Francie's Cabin via Spruce Creek Road and Aqueduct Road, then venture a short distance above treeline into the picturesque cirque surrounded by Mount Helen, Father Dyer Peak, and Peak 10.  The distance we travel into the cirque will depend of weather and time.  Returning to Francie's, we will ski back down Aqueduct toward the Spruce Creek drainage where we may see wildlife in a treeless area in the valley bottom.  Finally, a relaxing downhill return to the TH.

I don't believe Francie's Cabin has a day-use room, so don't plan on it.  I will find out and let group know beforehand.

Bring touring skis (“skinny skis” preferred.  Telemark skis with wax okay), either waxable or waxless, poles, warm clothes, wind gear, ten essenials.  Bring skins if you have them.  Since we might be above treeline for a short period, be prepared for wind.




*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.