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Date Friday  6/11/2021
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Pegmatite Points - 12,200 ft Bobcats Hike
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Kevin Schaal
Member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Easy C
Trail Mileage 9
Elevation Gain 3000
Driving Distance 80

Location

We will meet at the Fort Restaurant on Highway 8 south of Morrison at 6:00 AM with a not later than 6:15 AM departure.  Here is a map of the location of the Fort Restaurant:  https://g.page/TheFortRestaurant?share.

We will have a comfort stop along the way at a place yet to be determined.

We will take US 285 South to Crow Hill just before reaching Bailey and turn right onto CO Rd 43/Deer Creek Rd and follow to the Deer Creek Trailhead at the end of the road.

Here is a ColTop map of the hike:  Map URL:https://caltopo.com/m/2327.  The hike is approximately 9 miles and 3000 feet of elevation gain.



For more info Contact

Kevin Schaal at schaalk@msn.com;  303-519-0364
 



Details

This is a beautiful hike in the Mt. Evans Wilderness area along swift flowing Tanglewood Creek.  The good trail climbs steadily until reaching a saddle along Pegamite Ridge adjacent to Mt. Rosalie.  We'll hike the short distance to W. Pegmatite Point.



For a geologic discussion of Pegmatites, refer to this website:  https://geology.com/rocks/pegmatite.shtml#:~:text=Pegmatites%20are%20extreme%20igneous%20rocks,in%20other%20types%20of%20rocks.



 




Notes

The Bobcats’ mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, mostly on weekdays, all year long, for our mostly 50+ constituents. We don’t have dues or elections and we invite ALL CMC members to sign up for any Bobcat trip. You can search the CMC Calendar for Bobcat trips any time by selecting “Bobcats Section” in the CMC Trip Calendar “Section" pull-down menu. We send out a monthly email to our members with all the coming month’s trips, just after those trips are activated. To join our free mailing list and become a member, select the "Bobcats Section" anytime in your Member Profile (Log-in>Members>My Membership>Member Profile).




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