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Date Monday  3/25/2019
End Date Monday  3/25/2019
Group Denver
Event Title Celebrate Women's History Month on Barr Trail
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Linda Lawson
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 1000
Driving Distance 150

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Meeting Location:  TBD

Meeting Time:  7:00 am

 



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HIKE LOCATION:  Any portion of Pikes Peak trail system



WOMAN:  Julia Archibald Holmes



REFERENCE PAGES:  2 - 6



LOCATION:  Pikes Peak



PERIOD:  1838 - 1887



ABOUT:  First woman to climb Pikes Peak, August 5, 1858.  Was part of a wagon train from Kansas going to look for gold. Wore bloomers, the official uniform of suffragists in the 1850s, considered scandalous.  Official dress was a calico dress a little below knees, calico pants, Indian moccasins, and a hat. She wanted to be able to guard camp at night on her husband's watch but was refused on the grounds she was a woman.  She and 4 men ascended Pikes Peak.  Her pack weighed 17 pounds.



 



 



 




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