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Date Wednesday  9/11/2019
End Date Friday  9/13/2019
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title Blanca Group 14ers
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Scott Kime
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Scramble
Climb Type
Climbing Class Class IV
Pace Moderate
Trail Mileage 18
Elevation Gain 8500
Driving Distance 320

Location

Blanca Peak, Ellingwood Point and Little Bear Peak in the Sangre de Cristo range, starting from the Lake Como trailhead



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Leader:  Scott Kime- has completed all the 14ers, many multiple times, Co-Director of the Pikes Peak Advanced Rock Climbing program, instructor in the Pikes Peak group for snow, ice and rock climbing as well as Wilderness First Aid.

scott.kime@live.com

 

 



Details

We'll drive to the Lake Como trailhead on Wednesday then hike to Lake Como and set up camp.  Thursday we'll plan to summit Little Bear by the standard class 4 W. Ridge/ Hourglass route and return to camp at Lake Como.  Friday we'll plan on summiting both Blanca and Ellingwood Point and then returning to the trailhead for the drive back home.  Participants should have taken BMS classes to include Wilderness Fundamentals, Navigation and Backpacking and also have significant hiking/scrambling experience on 14ers.  Helmets required.  We will bring a rope and have the option to rappel down the hourglass section of Little Bear.  Contact leader by email for the registration passcode- include your mountaineering experience and current fitness level.  You should be able to hike/climb efficiently and confidently in class 3 and 4 exposed terrain and have the fitness level to climb up three 14ers in two days. 




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