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Date Thursday  7/4/2019
End Date Sunday  7/7/2019
Group Denver
Event Title Wager Gulch 13'ers
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Dean Cates
Member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult C
Trail Mileage 23.6
Elevation Gain 7100
Driving Distance 500

Location

Hampden & Wadsworth PNR northeast corner

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Details

Thursday July 4 drive to Lake City and then to the bottom of the Wager Gulch 4x4 road south of Lake City. Backpack up the Wager Gulch road south of Lake City to the townsite of Carson and set up camp. Approximately 3.5 miles and 2200' elevation gain backpacking one way.
Friday hike Bent peak 13393 and Carson Peak 13657 and return to camp. Approximately 3.5 miles and 2400' elevation gain one way.
Saturday hike Tundra Top 13450 and Peak 13580B. Approximately 4.8 miles and 2500' elevation gain one way.
This is an "EXPLORATORY" trip meaning the leader has not done this hike. The peak hikes are anticipated to be over talus and tundra. Trip reports to this area ave available at "14ers.com".
Sunday pack up camp, backpack down the Wager Gulch road to the car and return to Denver. Approximately 3.5 miles and 2200' elevation loss backpacking one way.
Individual camping gear and food. Necessary clothing and footwear for varied alpine conditions required. Trekking poles and microspikes recommended.
"C" classification required.
The trip classification is based upon an individual day of hiking not the cumulative mileage and elevation gains.
The trip plan is subject to change based upon local conditions and the group.

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