Trip

Hiking – Chatauqua Mountain

This will be a loop hike over Chatauqua and Sundance peaks.

Info
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  • Fri, Nov 25, 2022
  • Pikes Peak
  • Hiking
  • Adults
  • Difficult A
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 8,400 ft

We will meet at the Palmer Lake Reservoir Trailhead at 8:55 AM to be hiking by 9:00. There is a $5 fee for trailhead parking.

Work off Thanksgiving dinner with this scenic tour of the Palmer Lake Reservoir area. We'll begin with a steep and relentless climb up Chatauqua, get a little respite as we drop down to the upper reservoir, then finish with another steep ascent to Sundance. The pace will be steady with breaks kept to a minimum. If there's interest, we can do lunch in town if people aren't quite ready to start on leftover turkey.

Route/Place

Palmer Lake Reservoir Trailhead


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Expect packed snow and possibly ice on the trail, so bring foot traction devices.

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