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Date Friday  12/4/2020
End Date Sunday  12/6/2020
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title Uncompahgre Peak 14,309'
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Canceled
Leader Britt Jones
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 2
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate D
Trail Mileage 16
Elevation Gain 5,500
Driving Distance 500 miles

Location

https://www.14ers.com/route.php?route=unco1&peak=Uncompahgre+Peak



For more info Contact

Britt Jones

719-661-4777

britt@globalreality.biz

contact trip leader for passcode



Details

FRIDAY



We will drive from Colorado Springs leaving at 8:00am Friday, Dec. 04. driving through Lake City and up to the Nellie Creek (Lower TH). We will park the cars on the Henson Creek Rd. and then snowshoe up the Nellie Creek road to the summer TH where the outhouse is and tent camp for the night.



SATURDAY



We will climb the peak starting around 8:00am. We will likely get to the summit between before 1:00pm. We will downclimb the same way we hiked up and return to camp. We currently are planning to tent camp a second night.



SUNDAY



We will get up at first light, pack up camp, hike out, and drive home.




Notes

Required gear:

Snowshoes

Microspikes

Ice axe

Avy gear: Beacon, probe, shovel

Helmet

10 Essentials

Winter camping gear

Please remember COVID is still with us. Please practice our states guidelines of masks, distancing, sanitation. 

Review and abide by the CMC's current Covid19 protocol:  https://www.cmc.org/Portals/0/Documents/COVID-19%20Protocol%20for%20CMC%20Trips_1.pdf

MUST DO TO PARTICIPATE: Fill out the new online CMC waiver located at:  https:/waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5ad11e69247c3/web/

Disclaimer-By signing up for this trip you agree to have your email shared with the other particiapants on the trip.

This trip went off without a hitch exactly as planned. However, we had 9 people show up at the TH even though not everyone signed up. All 9 of us were successful and safely completed the climb.