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Date Tuesday  8/31/2021
End Date Thursday  9/2/2021
Group Denver
Event Title BPX Backpack, Charles and Mystic Lakes, Holy Cross Wilderness, 3-day Out and Back
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Linda Lawson
Co-Leader Annie Legrand
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 1800
Driving Distance 275

Location

Meeting location and carpooling info will be provided via email prior to trip date.



For more info Contact

 

Lawson 303/842-7040



Details

Description: Hike to two delightful lakes in the Holy Cross Wilderness in White River National Forest.  Enjoy great scenery and excellent fishing. Visit Mystic Lake located in a glacial cirque.



Itinerary: 

Day 1. Hike on the Charles Lake Trail (#1899) to Charles Lake and establish camp near Lake Charles. (4 miles/1,800’)



Day 2. Hike to Mystic Lake (.75 miles), fish in either lake, or relax in camp. 



Day 3. Return to the trailhead (4 miles/-1800’). 



General Requirements: A good description is available at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5186368.pdf 



Map: https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=39.48287,-106.64048&z=14&b=f16a

         https://trails.colorado.gov/routes/39713?t=uauqkKU3RzPkiked3NMN




Notes

 

BPX is a community of backpackers who respect, trust, help each other, and honor our commitments. By registering for this trip, you are committing to going on the trip and will cancel only for a true emergency. And if absolutely necessary, you agree to cancel as early as possible so another member may take your place on the trip.

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CMC BACKPACKING SECTION (BPX)

https://cmcdenver.org/specialinterests/denver-backpacking-section-bpx

 

COVID-19 and Colorado Mountain Club Programming

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