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Date Saturday  9/14/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Maroon Bells Traverse
Start Time 11:00 PM
Status Complete
Leader Nick Quesnel
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Fast
Classification Difficult D
Trail Mileage 11.5
Elevation Gain 5,600
Driving Distance 315


Dinosaur Lots off I-70- Exit 259

For more info Contact

Email Nick Quesnel at for Passcode


Priority will be given to those that I have done previous trips with and believe have the experience needed for this trip.

We will meet at Wooly Mammoth lots on Saturday night and drive down to the Maroon Bells Wilderness. We will start at the trailhead around 3am. This should be around a 14 hour car-to-car trip. Participants will be expected to participate in route finding. There will most likely be some "homework" to complete before the trip. Those that do not complete the homework within the given timeframe will be removed from the trip. Everyone must be very comfortable with exposure and route finding. We will be traveling South > North


Exploratory - The leader has not done this hike, but has done extensive research into the route.


Disclaimer - By signing up for this trip you agree to have your email shared with other participants on the trip.


In order to receive the passcode all questions below must be answered, if questions are not answered you will not be allowed on the trip.

1) Previous class 4 and route finding experience (be specific with route/peak names)

2) Last 5 trips above 13,000 ft. with dates and roundtrip times

3) How you maintain/improve your fitness level

4) Current hiker classification. If you are not a D hiker, why do you feel you are qualified for this trip?

5) What CMC classes you have completed (BMS/ACS, Alpine Scrambling Course, etc.)

6) Any first aid certifications (i.e. WFA)

7) Any medical conditions I should be aware of


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.