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Date Saturday  7/10/2021
End Date Tuesday  7/13/2021
Group Western Slope
Event Title 13216, 13537, Hilliard, OKeefe
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Canceled
Leader John Broadbooks
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 7
Type Trip
Trip Type Backpack
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult 
Trail Mileage 24
Elevation Gain 8900
Driving Distance 290 from Montrose, 390 from Denver


for those coming from Montrose, meet at 7am at parking lot west side of autozone, drive to conundrum creek trailhead via Aspen and route 102 from roundabout west of town--expected arrival time 10:30am.  For those coming from denver area, arrange with leader.  

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any questions, call leader John Broadbooks 303-974-0721 after 8am or before 8pm


Day 1: Saturday July 10--leave conundrum creek trailhead approx 11am, pack in 7.6 miles and 3400 vertical past conundrum hotsprings to near treeline depending on water availability. Camp for the night.

Day 2: Sunday July 11--climb pt 13,216 and pt 13,537 return to camp, break camp and move down trail to approx 10,500 and set up camp.  6 miles and approx 2000 vertical

Day 3: Monday July 12--climb Hilliard (13,409) and Keefe (13,516) and return to camp, spend second night in this camp. 4 miles and approx 3500 vertical.

Day 4: Tuesday July 13--pack out (approx 6 miles descent back to trailhead)--and drive home.


***note: bear cannisters are required!  Either cannister or Ursack is OK***

***bring helmet***



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.