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Date Wednesday  6/9/2021
End Date Thursday  6/10/2021
Group Denver
Event Title BPX Backpack, WIGMAN TRAIL
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Brad Cotten
Member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace
Classification Easy 
Trail Mileage 2
Elevation Gain 400
Driving Distance 150

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Description: Amazing scenery with a rewarding end. Great views at both lakes. Set up base camp after only 1 mile and explore with day hikes.

Itinerary: 

Day 1: Drive to TH near Breckenridge (approx. 2 hrs). Hike along Mayflower Lakes trail #58.1A and reach Mayflower Lake after 1 mile/ 400ft. Set up base camp here for 2 nights. 

Optional: Continue on the trail another 0.2miles you will reach the junction with the Spruce Creek Tail #58. Turn right here and continue to the Lower Continental Falls (0.5miles/ 300ft). Or fish in Mayflower Lake or poke around the old mining cabins.

Day 2: Day hike continuing along the trail, past the waterfalls, to Lower Mohawk Lake and then on to Mohawk Lake for even better views. From Upper Mohawk Lake, hikers are greeted with a view of the valley below as well as Lower Mohawk Lake and all the surrounding mountains. The trail will continue into the tundra and a few other small lakes. (1mile/ 800ft)

Day 3: Return to TH

General Requirements: Camping must be at least 100 ft away from water.

Maps: https://trails.colorado.gov/routes/38012?t=F79W8248o3NWigpAkOO1

 


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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