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Date Monday  6/28/2021
End Date Wednesday  6/30/2021
Group Denver
Event Title BPX Backpack, Ptarmigan Lake, Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, 3-day Out and Back
Start Time 12:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Linda Lawson
Co-Leader John Walters
Member Price Free
Available Participants Standby
Waitlist Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 5
Elevation Gain 1200
Driving Distance 250

Location

Meeting location and carpooling info will be provided via email prior to trip date.



For more info Contact

Lawson 303/842-7040

Walters 303/995-7638
 



Details

Description: Hike to a beautiful lake surrounded by dramatic peaks including Mount Yale. The lake has good fishing for cutthroat trout.



Itinerary: 

Day 1. After driving to the trail head, climb on a very easy Ptarmigan Lake Trail (#1444) to a location just below Ptarmigan Lake near timberline. Here establish the base camp for the next two nights. (2.5 miles/+1,200').

Day 2. A day to enjoy what this area offers. The group can take a short stroll up to Ptarmigan Lake, can fish the lake, can explore the area, climb any of the numerous 12,000' and 13,000' peaks, or relax at camp.

Day 3.  Hike back to the trailhead. (2.5 miles/-1200’).



General Requirements: The area provides multiple options.

Map:  https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=38.79674,-106.38764&z=14&b=f16a

          https://trails.colorado.gov/routes/39695?t=gLefxRHeijYPVpe7kWXe



 




Notes

BPX is a community of backpackers who respect, trust, help each other, and honor our commitments. By registering for this trip, you are committing to going on the trip and will cancel only for a true emergency. And if absolutely necessary, you agree to cancel as early as possible so another member may take your place on the trip.

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