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Pikes Peak

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    Pikes Peak: 14,110 feet

    Saturday, March 9, 2013 (weather dependant)

     

    TH: Northwest Slopes

    Miles RT: 13.25

    Gain: 4,300

    Route/Maps/Weather (Thanks 14ers.com!) - DO YOUR HOMEWORK:

    http://www.14ers.com/routemain.php?route=pike1&peak=Pikes+Peak

     

    Avalanche Danger:  TBD

    Estimated Start Time: 7:00 AM

    Estimated Finish Time: ??? Do not attend if you have plans later that afternoon, at a set time. This is going to be a long day, with a large group.

    Special Gear: Microspikes, Gaiters and Headlamp (with spare batteries).  Floatation and ice axe TBD.  If someone has a set of radios to bring, that may be helpful.

    Group Dynamics :  We will all stick together.  Decisions will be group decisions.  If we decide to split up, the minimum group size will be 2 and all will have to agree to split.

    Where to Eat After:  TBD – suggestions as to where to go after for food/drink would be appreciated!

    About Me: 

    This trip will be cancelled if sustained wind forecast exceeds 35 MPH (or gust forecast over 50 mph), or the temps are brutal with wind.

    I am not a guide, nor do I see myself as being a “leader” on the hikes/climbs I post.  I am simply looking for partners around my same skill level (beginner to border-line intermediate) to hike with.  OR, maybe someone who is more advanced, but wants to hike/climb the peak scheduled.

    Let’s climb!

    Mindy

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  • Donne P.

    Any plans for carpooling from Denver?

    February 21, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      James, what part of Denver are you leaving from? If you're near or going through the Capitol Hill area at all, can I claim one of the spots in your car?

      February 24, 2013

    • James A.

      Alex, I live in Capitol Hill so that should work well.

      February 25, 2013

  • Mindy

    Hi Leonard. It will be a big day! Fingers crossed the weather cooperates and we can drive to the TH.

    February 18, 2013

  • Leonard M.

    Ok. So 19 signed up but I bet only 5 show up. :)

    February 17, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Looking forward to being one of the five. :-)

      February 17, 2013

  • Joan

    Oooo...this a good one, my first 14er via the Craggs. The trail is fairly easy, except the last pitch up the boulders...still not bad. Have fun!

    February 6, 2013

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