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Date Sunday  1/12/2020
End Date
Group Gore Range
Event Title Deer Creek Ski Tour
Start Time 9:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Mike Moerk
Co-Leader Judith Rau
Member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate I
Trail Mileage 4
Elevation Gain 850
Driving Distance 22 RT from E. Lake Dillon Parking Lot

Location

Meet at 9:00 AM at the public parking lot on the east end of Lake Dillon, off of Swan Mountain Road.   Notify leader if driving directly to TH; arrive ready to ski by 9:45 AM.

Carpool location: https://goo.gl/maps/wrGVH2Vc6VHZdYdn7



For more info Contact

Leader Mike Moerk mike@moerk .org 719-659-1955



Details

We ski up the unplowed road beyond the parking lot for about a mile, at which point the road turns left across the meadow and we leave the road and climb to the right up the valley and through trees to a bowl near the tree line where there are great views. The route is easy/moderate, becoming moderate for the climb from the valley up through the trees to the bowl. Skins make the climbing part of the trip more reasonable, although it can be done with fish scales. Expect snowmobiles. Return same route. We will avoid avalanche terrain. Equipment requirements: skis with scales and/or skins required. Bring 10 essentials plus winter extras, appropriate clothing for the weather, trail food.




Notes

More info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5186846.pdf




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