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Date Monday  8/19/2019
End Date Thursday  8/22/2019
Group Denver
Event Title Flattops Wilderness Area- Trappers Traverse
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Earl Beam
Co-Leader Linda Lawson
Member Price Free
Available Participants 3
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate C
Trail Mileage 18
Elevation Gain 2100
Driving Distance 650


Flattops Wilderness - Trappers Traverse - Trappers Lake

Options:  A - Backpack Trappers  Traverse - 1 night on trail, primitive camp

              B - Day Hikes, Fish, Boat at Trappers Lake or many other lakes in area

For more info Contact

Earl Beam & Linda Lawson (co-leader for backpack)  303/842-7040

John Walters will lead day hikes Days 2 and 3.  303/995-7638


Trappers Traverse backpack is approximately 2200' elevation starting at 9700' up to about 11,000' at mile 8 then down to Marvine CG about 3700'.

Total drive mileage approximately 640

Three camp sites for 3 nights, two tents per site.

Carpool suggestion - $70 + camp site $40 + $25 food along the way - bring $135 cash


Flattops elevations range from 7,600' to 12,354'

Flattops is the second largest wilderness in Colorado.