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Date Tuesday  7/23/2019
End Date Tuesday  7/23/2019
Group Denver
Event Title Watrous Gulch / Herman Lake Loop Hike*
Start Time 6:15 AM
Status Complete
Leader Ralph Shroba
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate C
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 3,200
Driving Distance 85

Location

Meet at the Woolly Mammoth Park-n-Ride, Section AA at 6:00 AM for a departure no later than 6:10 AM.  On the way to the trailhead, there will be a rest stop at the Georgetown Visitors Center (exit 228).



For more info Contact

Ralph Shroba
rshroba@me.com
Home: 303-449-8264



Details

From the trailhead on I-70, near exit 218, we proceed up Watrous Gulch to the summit of  Woods Mountain (12,940 ft.). Then we proceed southwestward to a low, unnamed summit (12,208 ft.), westward to (Herman Lake (11,980 ft.), and decend southeastward to the trailhead via the trail in Herman Gulch. Roughly one-half of this hike is above timberline.



Bring the 10 essentials, first aid kit, warm clothing, wind gear, and rain gear.  Traction devices may be needed in snow-covered areas.



Please inform the leader, prior to the trip, of any medical conditions that could affect you on the trip.




Notes

Special Notes  
*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, especially “B Difficult” and “C” hikes and Difficult Snowshoes, for our mostly age-50+ constituents.  We may sponsor other activities of interest to our members, everything from bike rides to camping.  Although we have members, our trips are non-exclusive.  We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write the Bobcats at cmcbobcats@gmail.com.




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