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Date Thursday  2/10/2022
End Date
Group Gore Range
Event Title NEW DATE Snowshoe Angler Mountain Trail to the Ptarmigan Bench Viewpoint
Start Time 9:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Barbara Audin
Co-Leader Curtis Audin
Member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult 
Trail Mileage 5.2
Elevation Gain 1340
Driving Distance


This trail is in Silverthorne.  Meet at 9:00 am.

Directions:  From I 70, take exit 205 (Silverthorne/Dillon).  Head north on CO 9 for 2.2 miles.  Turn right onto Bald Eagle Road at The Ponds sign.  Drive 0.6 miles to where the road curves left, then turn right into th TH parking lot.  The directions in All Trails app are accurate.

Ample parking in a plowed lot.  This is a residential area, and you cannot park on the road.

For more info Contact

Barbara Audin for questions - 978-460-1752 or




This hike is a portion of the Ptarmigan Peak hike that is featured in "Best Hikes Near Breckenridge and Vail" by Maryann Gaug.

We will hike in and out to the Ptarmigan viewing bench.  The trail is well marked, and most likelly well used.  It is a steady climb to great views.  The pace will be moderate and steady.  

Bring snowshoes and microspikes.  Current conditions will influence what gear we bring. 

Bring your 10 Essentials, including sun protection.  

Bring appropriate clothing for weather and conditions.



Please be prepared to follow CMC requirements for COVID precautions.  Updated requirements can be found at this link:

Please wear a mask and follow social distancing.

Carpooling is at the discretion of participants.  

Waivers must be updated yearly.  Please sign a new waiver and send it to me through the email link that is provided:



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.