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Date Wednesday  5/15/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Mount Sniktau
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader James Guerra
Member Price Free
Available Participants 5
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 3.5
Elevation Gain 1700
Driving Distance 95


Meet at Woolly Mammoth section EE at 7:15am so that we may leave no later than 7:30am.

For more info Contact

Jim Guerra, 720-320-7262, email:


This trip is for RMOTHG members.

Mount Sniktau is just off Loveland Pass and the hike will be entirely above treeline. There should be wonderful 360 degree views of Grizzly and Torreys to the south and Trelease, Bethel, Woods, and Parnassus to the north across I-70.  If you have problems with altitude or cannot maintain a moderate pace this trip is not for you. The starting elevation is almost 12,000 feet and Mount Sniktau is 13,234 feet with a couple of false summits on the way. Threatening lightning storms will require immediate descent.  You will need to bring microspikes.  

I will send an email update and weather forecast 2 days before the hike.  The update will include whether or not you should also bring snowshoes.




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.