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Slide Mountain Loop - 14 miles - Fast and Light - Advanced

Slide Mountain Loop - 14 Miles - Fast Pace Training for the 20 miler on the 17th, as well as the Colorado climbs.

3 Mountains - Cornell, Whittenberg, and Slide.

ADVANCED HIKING ONLY - FAST PACE - FEW STOPS

This is only for advanced hikers in strong physical condition.  You must be able navigate on your own, understand possible bailouts, and must be realistic in your assessment of your own abilities.

Travel:  2.5 hour drive from the City.   Arrive at Slide Mountain at 8:30am.


Gear Requirements:
Food
Some way to treat water 
Slide Mountain loop  trail map
Headlamp

Insect Repellant

Ten Essentials


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  • Lori C.

    Thanks again Kennedy for hosting a great hike!

    May 14, 2014

  • Chris D.

    Still a strong possibility of light ice and snow. Microspikes probably a good idea.

    May 7, 2014

    • Kennedy

      Thanks Chris. I've seen some lingering snow and ice above 3000.

      May 9, 2014

    • Kennedy

      The western side of Slide had trail ice above 3500 but only a few hundred feet and mostly avoidable.

      May 11, 2014

  • Anas

    Is the hike still on in case of rain?

    May 8, 2014

    • Kennedy

      Well, it doesn't look like the greatest weather right now but yeah...still going.

      May 9, 2014

    • Hampton

      If it ain't raining, we ain't training

      1 · May 9, 2014

  • Kennedy

    I have three spots in my car. Let me know if you need a ride.

    May 5, 2014

    • Lori C.

      Hi Kennedy.. I'm Loren. I might be interested in this hike..do you still have room?

      May 7, 2014

    • Kennedy

      Christine, Trying for a faster pace and less gear.

      May 9, 2014

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