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Date Tuesday  2/5/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Niwot Mountain (11,471')*
Start Time 6:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Carol Munch
Member Price Free
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Waitlist Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 6
Elevation Gain 1500
Driving Distance 90


Niwot Mountain is accessible from the Brainard Lake winter parking area.  From the winter parking area in the Brainard Lake area (Red Lake TH), we travel up Left Hand Reservoir Road to the base of Niwot Mountain, ascend to its summit, and continue along Niwot Ridge. Towering above Brainard Lake, this summit offers a grand view of the majestic Indian Peaks and Longs Peak.

Meet at 6:30 for a no later than 6:45 start at the CoorsTEK parking lot directly across from the CMC building in Golden.

For more info Contact

Carol Munch  415-297-9059




This will be a snowshoe trip.  We may start out on micro spikes as the trail towad the reservoir will be well packed. 

Bring your winter 10 essentials.

I will let you know weather contidions as we get closer to the date.


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 or call them at (303) 279-3080.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.