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Date Tuesday  9/21/2021
End Date Tuesday  9/21/2021
Group Denver
Event Title CMC Ascending Hike Series: Altitude Training - Mt. Sniktau
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Uwe Sartori
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate A
Trail Mileage 3.8
Elevation Gain 1,500'
Driving Distance 100


Mt. Sniktau TH is located atop Loveland Pass.

For more info Contact

Connor Jacobs,


Uwe Sartori,


Meet Up Location: Woolly Mammoth Parking Lot, Section NN

Meet Up Time: 07:00    Leave Time: 7:10    Back at Woolly Mammoth P&R: 12:30 [A reasonable estimate]

Gear10 Essentials appropriate for a mountain hike in the Colorado alpine, (above treeline), terrain early September. Wear appropriate clothing, think layers, shell for wind/rain. Hat and SP clothing work. Appropriate foot wear. While the trail is well traveled, it will be uneven and hard. Sun protection including sunglasses and sunscreen. Personal first aid kit, headlamp, snacks, and minimum 1L of H2O, with more in the car for the ride home.  If you have map, compass, gps, phone apps like GAIA, bring them.  We can all use the practice. :) Part of the trail is steep, hiking pole(s) may prove useful. And your camera!(



Pace: Light Moderate equals about a 3 hour RT. We have the option of re-calibrating our pace/time.

Cancellations: While I hope you don't cancel and miss a great trip, life happens.  Be considerate, notify the Trip Leader as soon as you know.  Please remember to log in and cancel out of the trip. Don't be a no show.

This Ascending Hike Series hike focuses on altitude training. We start at about 12,000' and wind up at 13,261' with an RT of close to 4 miles.

Miles RT -> Woolly Mammoth Park & Ride to Loveland Pass and back is about 100 miles.


Ascending Hike Series

The Denver Member Initiatives Committee (DMIC) is pleased to offer our 3rd Annual Ascending Hikes series.  Designed for CMC members of all ages wanting to increase (or recover) hiking speed and stamina, the series allows one to step in at any point on any ascending hike they are prepared to tackle.  The series provides opportunities to meet like-minded CMC members, join other friends and pick up tips and skills; while exploring Colorado's hiking trails and mountains.  The AH series provides everyone a supportive way to work on their day hiking skills.  

Hikes start off easy and gradually progress in length and difficulty over the season. By summer's end, you can be ready to tackle your something 'big'!  We offer a couple of 14’er climbs just for AH participants at the end of the season. Stay tuned.
                                       No big commitment. Remember you can jump in or out anytime.
Questions? E-mail
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Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.