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Date Friday  9/17/2021
End Date Saturday  9/18/2021
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title 13er Double: Grizzly and Garfield
Start Time 3:30 PM
Status Complete
Leader Joseph Petsche
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants Standby
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate D
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 3600
Driving Distance 260


Two meetup locations:

1. 3:30pm
C. Springs Carpool location (Safeway Parking Lot--(east end) at 3275 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904)

2. 5:30pm - please plan to arrive before dark. Dinner together, socializing at car camping location. (Look for Red Truck)
La Plata Trailhead Meetup:

For more info Contact

Trip Leader Joe Petsche 734-678-8468
Leader In Training: Alan Bridges 850-687-3041

Nearest Hospital: St. Vincent Hospital, Leadville, (719) 486-0230
Ranger stations: 810 Front Street, Leadville, CO - 80461
Ph: 719-486-0749

Sheriff’s phone #: Lake County Sheriff, (719) 486-1249 (OR Pitkin County Sheriff, (970) 920-5300

Evacuation route(s): East, then NE through Leadville to I-70, or SE through Buena Vista and CO Hwy 24
- Special Use Permit: (None noted)
- Wildlife area/closure considerations: (None noted)
- Fire conditions: Will confirm closer to the trip at


Leader in Training Trip with Alan Bridges

Planning overnight camping near the upper trailhead to climb Grizzly and Garfield, then return Saturday afternoon. The hike is listed as Easy Class 3 on and Class 2+ in Roach’s 13ers guidebook.

Friday. Caravan to upper trailhead to car camp in the national forest. Carpooling is optional, pending COVID updates and CMC guidance.
Saturday: 5:30am start hiking. Climb Grizzly then Garfield. Return via caravan to La Plata Trailhead, then




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.