I have organized this meet up because June trip is full.
Making it my own rather the using Jared's trio. I am an experienced hiker BUT I am counting on us to work together while hiking and navigating our 3 day trip.
I will give everyone a copy of the map I am using so you can see what I have planned.
Day 1 Night 1 May 24th
We will hike on the Ute Creek TH and then end up at Twin Eagle Lake
This means we will need to shuttle a few cars to Twin Eagle Lake
We will then hike about 6 miles just below Bison Pass
Day 2 Night 2 May 25th
We will pack up camp hike up Bison Peak (Leaving Packs behind)
I would like to point out that no one is obligated to hike these peaks)
We will then pick up our packs and hike to bass of McCurdy Pass and set up camp
Day 3 Night 3: May 26th
Pack up camp
Hike up McCurdy pass
Pick up packs and hike to Twin Lakes Trail head
Get into cars and shuttle back to Ute Creek TH
Waiver and Release:
Please Note: Participants attending this trip must sign the Colorado Backpackers and Campers Meetup Group - Terms of Understanding and Signup Sheet. This can be found on the site under: More - Files - Terms of Understanding and Signup Sheet. Your e-mail to me with the requested information will act as your electronic signature & acknowledgment that you have read and understand the Terms of Understanding and Signup Sheet . If this is not received, I cannot guarantee that you will receive all the trip info including trail head location, time changes, carpooling info, or other final planning information. If no response to this you may be removed.
Make sure you can attend before you RSVP 'Yes' for this trip. Please read the RSVP Policy at the bottom! The RSVP Policy is also located in our "About" section.
Scenery: 5 - Unbelievable (amazing granite formations)
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult: 6 to 7 miles per day with elevation gain of up to 1,800 feet; some bushwacking required (see trail warning below)
Solitude: Hoping for a 5 (Not Another Soul)
There are currently no fire restrictions in this area, so campfires are allowed.
We will follow the PACK-IT-IN PACK-IT-OUT LEAVE NO TRACE and current Wilderness regulations.
If you don't know what to pack see the SUGGESTED Backpacking List under More - Files on the Meetup site.
Don't forget your camera!