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Date Sunday  10/6/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Chasm Lake 11800' RMNP
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Grover Cleveland
Member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 2600
Driving Distance 130


RTD Park-N-Ride at 88th Ave and Sheridan Blvd in Westminster;  P-N-R occupies both side of the Boulder Turnpike, we meet on the Denver inbound side and not the side with the parking garage (where Google sends you)

If coming from Boulder/Louisville let me know and we can pick you up on the way.

Pay to drivers is 130 miles times 30 cents/mile divided by 4 per car = $10.   Watch for hike "intro" E-mail message 2 days prior to trip.

For more info Contact


ph: 303-650-528

cell: available when you sign up


Well known Chasm Lake sits at the base of the awe inspiring east face of Foueteener Longs Peak in RMNP.   The leader last visited here 25 years ago so I am declaring this trip exploratory.  Although the stats indicate a C hike, previous entrys in the CMC trip database list this as a difficult B so I go with that.  Apparently the trail from Longs Peak TH is good all the way except for some easy scrambling approaching the lake.   October could see good fall weather or an early winter blast and if the forecast is bad I will substitute a lower elevation hike near Allenspark (which I plan to list in mid October anyway).



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.