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Date Tuesday  4/23/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Mount Rosedale*
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Tom O'Connor
Member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult 
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 2800
Driving Distance 50 miles

Location

We will meet at the Fort parking area at 7 am for a 715 am departure. We will make a rest stop on the drive.



For more info Contact

You can reach me at tomcoconnor@gmail.com or 713-819-2155



Details

 



From the trailhead we will be following the Meridian Trail about 3.5 miles to the saddle at 11000 feet. Here we will traverse the north side of Rosedale for about a mile and then go off trail to the summit at 11700 feet in elevation. The Meridian Trail is well marked. 



If we can drive all the way to the trailhead, the chance of summiting is good. If not, we will likely only make the saddle. The goal will be the summit, but we will need to be flexible depending on snow cover. I have been to the saddle twice this winter, but beyond that will be a scout. 



Please bring your winter layers, snowshoes and spikes. Ten essentials.



 



 



 



 



 



 



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Notes

*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcat's 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. 




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