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Date Saturday  7/20/2019
End Date
Group Fort Collins
Event Title Bluebird Lake RMNP
Start Time 5:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Amy Parker
Co-Leader Bill Trout
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate CI
Trail Mileage 12.6
Elevation Gain 2,478
Driving Distance 120

Location

We will meet at JJ's at Harmony and Taft Hill Rd. in Fort Collins at 6:00 AM. or at the trail head at the Wild Basin Ranger area at 7:15.

Please contact me at (734)678-2170 or email me at: amysuperbkr56@yahoo.com

We will start our hike from the Wild Basin Trailhead from RMNP. It is on a 2 mile dirt road of of Hwy.7 From the Wild Basin TH follow the Thunder Lake Trail for 3.4 miles to the Bluebird trail.Turn southwest and follow the Bluebird Trail to the junction with the OuzelLake Trail. From here it is 1.75 miles and almost 1,000 vertical  feet of elevation gain up to spectacular Bluebird Lake.The wildflowers are beautiful there in July.The path winds among the steep, rocky topography, eventually climbing a series of switchbacks that rise through a narrow canyon to reach the lake.



For more info Contact

Please contact Amy Parker at (734)678-2170 or amysuperbkr56@yahoo.com. I will send out an email a few days prior to the trip.



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