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Date Sunday  9/19/2021
End Date
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title La Plata Peak
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Joseph Petsche
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate D
Trail Mileage 9.5
Elevation Gain 4500
Driving Distance 260

Location

Meet up the night before at the trail head. Will update exact campsite if possible.

La Plata Trailhead Meetup

Dinner together, socializing at car camping location.


For more info Contact

Trip Leader Joe Petsche 734-678-8468 joebiker@gmail.com

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


Details

Planning overnight camping Saturday night. Hike Sunday.

Northwest Ridge - Class 2 hike
https://www.14ers.com/route.php?route=lapl1&peak=La+Plata+Peak

Map: https://trails.colorado.gov/places/na~1459811


Notes

6am start
10:45 Summit
2pm back to cars

Weather forecast was 10-15mph winds with gust to 30.
Actual was 30mph winds gusting to 60mph (local gauge).
Snow at top 1k ft. Freezing temps at top, warm fall day in the trees.

Team was hungry to get to the summit. we had gloves, hats, and poles so we continued to the top!



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