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Date Tuesday  6/22/2021
End Date Wednesday  6/23/2021
Group Western Slope
Event Title Geissler E 13301 & Geissler W 13186
Start Time 11:00 AM
Status Canceled
Leader John Broadbooks
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 4.5
Elevation Gain 1800
Driving Distance 300 from Montrose, 350 from Denver

Location

If coming from Montrose, meet at parking lot west of autozone at noon Tuesday June 22,  take 133 over mcclure pass, then R on Co 82 toward Aspen, then 5 miles east of Aspen to difficult campground.  Leader has space 26 which only allows 2 vehicles and total of 10 occupants.  If this exceeded others will need to either: find other camping accomodations and meet the group at independence lake trailhead at 8.00am Wednesday June 23,  OR drive from Denver on the 23rd to rendevous with group at 8am (don't recommend this option).

Wednesday, June 23: rendevous at indepence lake trailhead (approx 1.9 miles west of indepence pass on 82).  Hike up trail #1996 to saddle at 12,800 (between indepence lake and lost man lake), then turn NW offtrail to summit Geissler East, traverse ridge west to Geissler West, then descend back down to trail, out to trailhead (4.5 miles/1800 vertical, class 2)



For more info Contact

call leader John Broadbooks at 303-974-0721 after 8am or before 8pm with any questions



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