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Date Saturday  4/6/2019
End Date Saturday  4/6/2019
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Snow Skills Practice
Start Time 8:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Tony Eichstadt
Co-Leader Gretchen Foster
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Classification Moderate C
Trail Mileage 3
Elevation Gain 1500
Driving Distance 40


We will go up to Glen Cove on the Pikes Peak Highway. The Highway cost per person is $10. We will meet at the Red Rocks Safeway store at 3275 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs a few minutes before 8:30 AM. We will depart from the Safeway by 8:30 AM. We should be back in Colorado Springs by mid afternoon.

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Tony Eichstadt



You will need Snowshoes, Helmet, Crampons, Mountain Axe, Avy Beacon, Shovel & Avy Probe. If you need any of this equipment, please let me know ASAP. We will do Self Arrest practice and crampon technique practice. If the snow conditions are suitable, we will attempt to climb the Little Italy Couloir.


Six of us went to Glen Cove. We did a little self arrest practice, dug a pit to evaluate the snow and then climbed Little Italy. We crossed over and came down the Chimney Couloir. Snow was quite hard but was nice to climb. Weather was amazingly warm with no wind. Fun Outing!!


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.