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Date Wednesday  1/29/2020
End Date Wednesday  1/29/2020
Group Denver
Event Title Lincoln Lake*
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Tom O'Connor
Member Price Free
Available Participants 5
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 12
Elevation Gain 2100
Driving Distance 60


We will meet at Wooly Mammoth Section BB in Morrison at 6:45 am for a 7am departure.

For more info Contact

You can reach me at or 713-8192155. Text is ok. If you need to reach me after 9pm on the night before the hike, or the next morning, please send a text.

If there is anything you want me to know prior to the hike ie medical issue, please feel free to call.


We will be following the Rest House Trail for the majority of this trip. This trail starts at the parking lot at the beginning of the Mount Evans auto road at elevation 10600 feet. The trail is well travelled and easy to follow. There are a series of ups and downs as we make our way to tree line and travel through the burn area near treeline. The trail to Lincoln Lake, elevation 11600 feet, branches from the Rest House Trail and ascends about 600 feet over one mile to the lake.

The views of Mount Evans and the surrounding massif are spectacular.

Our destination will be the lake, but weather, snow cover and the pace of the group will determine how far we go beyond treeline. We will set a comfortable pace.

Please be sure to bring your ten essentials, several layers for wind, snow shoes and micro spikes. We will likely be on snowshoes for at least part of the hike.


*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats' mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips for our mostly age 50+ constituents. We don't have dues or elections and we invite all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip. To join our free mailing list and become a Bobcat, write or call CMC Membership Services at or (303)2793080.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.