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Date Tuesday  8/6/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Skyscraper Reservoir'*
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Cheryl Ames
Member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 2200
Driving Distance 100

Location

Meet at 6:45 AM for a 7:00 AM departure at the Coors Tech Lot on the east side of the American Mountaineering Center in Golden.



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Details

Skyscraper Reservoir lies in the upper reaches of a slender valley between Woodland Mountain (11,893' - south) and unofficially named Skyscraper Peak (12,383' - north). The reservoir - no longer maintained but still partially dammed - was built between 1941 and 1947 by private landowners for downstream irrigation and sold to the City of Boulder in 1966 .From Hessie TH, walk the trail to Woodland LK and Skyscraper Reservoir.  There should be many wildflowers from Woodland Lake up to Skyscraper Reservoir. Ths is  Bobcat lite hike, It will not be a fast paced hike and the group needs to stay together. 




Notes

This is a Bobcat trip: The Bobcats’ mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips for our mostly age 50+ constituents. We don’t have dues or elections and we invite all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip. To join our free mailing list and become a Bobcat write or call CMC Membership Services at office@cmc.org or (303) 279-3080.
 




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