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Date Tuesday  4/9/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Bergen Peak*
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Martin OGrady
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 2155
Driving Distance 26

Location

Meet Up: Wooly Mammoth ParknRide Lot Section AA @ 7am

Carpool: 32 miles (10$ per vehicle)



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Details

10 miles, 2155 feet, Moderate B, (2 miles and 1,000 feet per hour)



Gear: 10 Essentials, Microspikes



Consider this a fun, close effort.  We will start at the Lewis Ridge Trailhead taking trails gently uphill through the meadows.  We will then take Bergan Peak Trail leading to steeper switchbacks through dense Lodgepole forest leading to a Ponderosa park and returning to Lodgepole forest now joined by Aspen and Fur trees as we continue to climb.  At the junction of Too Long Trail, we continue up Bergen Peak Trail among Conifer and Aspen trees.  Look along the hillside for blocks of scattered quartz. Bergen Peak Trail stops just below the summit ... we will continue uphill past the radio tower on a faint trail to the summit sign.  We will descend via the Bergen Peak Trail but take Too Long Trail back around through forest switchbacks leading to meadow back to the trail head.




Notes

*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, especially “B Difficult” and “C” hikes and Difficult Snowshoes, for our mostly age-50+ constituents.  We may sponsor other activities of interest to our members, everything from bike rides to camping.  Although we have members, our trips are non-exclusive.  We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write the Bobcats at cmcbobcats@gmail.com




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.