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Date Thursday  7/4/2019
End Date Sunday  7/7/2019
Group Denver
Event Title Fly Fishing / Backpack Trip - RMNP, Wild Basin
Section Fly Fishing
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Steve Wolf
Member Price Free
Available Participants 5
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Casual
Trail Mileage 15
Elevation Gain 2100
Driving Distance 230


Meeting time a place to be arranged

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Please email trip leader to register. If this is your first trip with the leader please include a brief description of your previous backpacking and fly fishing experience.  


 July 4th Holiday backpack trip in RMNP, Wild Basin area

A low mileage bakpack trip with the goal of fly fishing lakes and streams in the area. 

Day 1: Hike in (6.6 miles, +2100ft) and set up camp near Pear Lake (~10,500ft) for two nights, fish Pear lake. 

Day 2: Spend the day fishing Hutcheson lakes above Pear Lake

Day 3: Fish Pear Lake or Hutcheson until late afternoon, move camp to Finch Lake site.

Day 4: On fourth day we will hike back to the trail head about 4 miles, from camp.

There will be ample time to hike, fish and explore the area each day.

Limited permit availability during this holiday weekend causes us to move camp on the third day.


-Some previous backpacking experience is needed.
-Individual gear and food.
-Bear canister required.
-Party size is limited to 6

*This is and exploratory trip for the leader

*Members who don't fly fish are welcome to join the trip.

*Wilderness camp sites have been reserved.