Basic Snowshoe – Mayflower Gulch to Gold Hill


Basic Snowshoe – Mayflower Gulch to Gold Hill

Mayflower Gulch to the Amphitheater

  • Sat, Dec 9, 2023
  • Gore Range Group
  • Snowshoeing
  • Adults
  • Easy, Easy to Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 700 ft
  • Pace: 1.5

Meet at 9:00 am at the Mayflower Gulch Trailhead on CO 91.  Be ready to go at 9:15 am.

DIRECTIONS:  From I-70, take exit 195 for Copper Mt onto CO 91 South.  Continue on 91 South for 6 miles.  Turn left into the trailhead parking lot.

If desired, I can put you in contact with others that want to carpool.  

This is a popular and beautiful in and out trail.  We will snowshoe into the Mayflower amphitheater, and if conditions and time allow, we will continue up just a short distance for views of Gold Hill.  

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring snowshoes and microspikes.  We will decide at the trailhead which gear to use.  If hardpack, microspikes will suffice.  With fresh snow, snowshoes will be used.

Bring winter gear and be prepared for cold temps and wind.  

Please note: Participants' email addresses may be shared with other participants, and trip images may be shared on Facebook or other media. If you have known medical conditions that may manifest themselves during this activity, please notify the leader before the trip. If you have known exposure to a COVID-positive case within 5 days of this trip, do not come. Do not come if you are sick. If applicable, bring money for ride sharing. No pets. 10 essentials and clothing appropriate for the weather, trail lunch/snacks.

Please notify me by phone if you need to cancel on the day of the trip.  978-460-1752.

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