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Date Wednesday  6/16/2021
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Mount Sniktau
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Ken Ruiz
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 3.5
Elevation Gain 1700
Driving Distance 95


Meet at Woolly Mammoth section BB at 7:00 am to car pool and leave no later than 7:15 am.  We will stop at the Georgetown Visitor Center for a rest stop.  The car pool driver will be reimbursed at .30 X 95 miles divided amoung all those in the car including the driver.  Such as 4 people in a car would pay $7.00 each.

For more info Contact

Ken Ruiz

(303) 660-8655 Hm.

(303) 910-7035 Cell


Mount Sniktau is just off Loveland Pass and the hike will be entirely above treeline. There should be wonderful 360 degree views of Grizzly and Torreys to the south and Trelease, Bethel, Woods, and Parnassus to the north across I-70.  If you have problems with altitude or cannot maintain a moderate pace this trip is not for you. The starting elevation is almost 12,000 feet and Mount Sniktau is 13,234 feet with a couple of false summits on the way. Threatening lightning storms will require immediate descent.  You will need to bring microspikes.  

I will send an email update and weather forecast 2 days before the hike. 


Please bring a mask


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.