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Date Wednesday  3/20/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Ski Moonrise Over Pacific Peak- Mayflower Gulch
Start Time 3:00 PM
Status Complete
Leader Russell Peterson
Member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate II
Trail Mileage 4
Elevation Gain 1,400 feet
Driving Distance 140

Location

Meet at Wooly Mammoth Section BB across from Exxon Station.  Be there for a 3:00 PM departure. 

 

Mayflower Gulch, Summit County.



For more info Contact

Russ Peterson
mtbruss2013@gmail.com
720 299 8269



Details

THIS IS A SKI TRIP TO WATCH THE MOONRISE OVER PACIFIC PEAK.  IF THE FORECAST ON TUESDAY IS FOR SNOW OR CLOUDY WEATHER THE TRIP WILL BE CANCELED.  WE WILL BE SKIING OUT AFTER SUNSET.  A GOOD HEADLAMP IS NECESSARY.



The idea is to ski to the ridge above Mayflower Gulch in Summit County to watch the moonrise over Pacifc Peak.. This trip is open to AT and tele skiers and splitboarders.   This is not a trip for Nordic skiers, snowshoers or dogs.

Weather and snow conditions will dictate the exact route but we'll probably skin uphill about 2 miles and 1,400 feet, more if conditions are good. The group will stay together and move at a moderate pace. Expect to be out 4-5 hours. Some skiing will be above treeline and could be very cold in the wind. The leader will supply a detailed route map in advance of the outing.

You must have AT skis, tele skis or a splitboard with properly fit climbing skins. Beacon, shovel, probe and backpack are mandatory. Warm clothes and wind protection are also required. Goggles and helmet are recommended but not required. Please make sure your gear is ready to go prior to the outing.

We will conduct a standard beacon check at the trailhead. Please test your beacon prior to the outing. You will not be allowed to join if your beacon does not work properly. 

You must know how to use your beacon, shovel and probe. You must be comfortable skiing ungroomed terrain up to 30 degrees. This is a Blue Downhill Ski Tour Classification. 



 




Notes

If you are unsure that this trip is right for you or have any questions, please contact the leader in advance.




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