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Date Monday  8/12/2019
End Date Friday  8/16/2019
Group Denver
Event Title car camp Lone Cone, 12,613 new date
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Stan Moore
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 7
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate C
Trail Mileage 20
Elevation Gain 2500+
Driving Distance 750

Location

Lone Cone stands south of Norwood, west of Telluride, solitary and enigmatic.  At 12,613 it is the highest for miles around. This hike will be on and off trail.  Views will include the Uncompaghre Plateau, the LaSal Mountains in Utah, the San Miguels and greater San Juans, and the LaPlata mountains near Durango.
 
We will also attempt some nearby peaks. These are mountains to the west of the Wilsons, in and near the Lizard Head Wilderness Area.  Approach will be from the northwest, after Lone Cone.  This will be off trail hiking.  Among the summits:  Groundhog Mtn 12165, Dunn Pk 12595, Middle Pk 13261, and Dolores Pk 13290.  
 
Car camp, individual food. Drive over Monday, return Friday.


For more info Contact

Stan Moore   303 929 7802    stan338@comcast.net



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