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Date Wednesday  2/27/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Abyss Lake Trail
Start Time 8:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Janice Johnson
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Casual
Classification Easy 
Trail Mileage 6
Elevation Gain 900
Driving Distance 90


Meeting Location:  We will meet in the lot across the street from the Phillips 66 Gas Station in Morrison (16283 Morrison Road, 80465) at 8:20 am so we can leave promptly at 8:30 am.   From the parking lot we will carpool to the trailhead.

Directions to the Trailhead from meeting location:  Enter onto C-470 heading toward HWY 285 Soutth.  Continue onto Hwy 285 south to Grant and turn right onto Guanella Pass Road.  Drive 5.5 miles to the parking area for Abyss Lake Trail and Burning Bear Trail.

For more info Contact

Janice Johnson





We will snowshoe off east Guanella Pass Road on the Abyss Lake trail.  Depending upon conditions (I'm scouting this on Sunday or Monday), we will snowshoe in 2-1/2 to 3 miles, stop for lunch, and then return.  Most elevation gain is in the first mile but the grade is not severe.   Bring snowshoes, poles, ten essentials, and layers.

I will send out an email on Tuesday with an update on trail conditions and the weather.




For those who are interested, we'll enjoy coffee and/or ice cream at the Staples Shopping center in Conifer.  

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.