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Bison Peak

  • May 18, 2013 · 6:30 AM
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THIS IS NOT AN EASY HIKE! IF YOU ARE NOT IN TOP SHAPE, DO NOT SIGN UP! (you must be able to hike a min of 2.5 mph) This is an ALL DAY TRIP.



Distance: ~12.2 miles RT

Elevation max: 12,431'

Elevation gain: approx 3800'

Difficulty Level: Strenuous

Towering Cumulus & Towering Granite

Bison plateau

Colonalpyat, Jgsman, and i...

Bison Peak


Carpool Location: The Fort Restaurant, 19192 Colorado 8, Morrison, CO
We will leave here at 6:30 sharp as there is a 2 hour drive to the trailhead.

Directions to the Trailhead - (Ute Creek TH)
From Denver Colorado travel Hwy 285 past Aspen Park, Conifer, Pine Junction and Bailey. Continue to Kenosha Pass  It is only one hour from Denver to Kenosha Pass. Continue to the tiny town of Jefferson and turn left on Park County 77 (Tarryall Road). This road is located directly before Jefferson's only convenient store. Continue 16.9 miles to Tarryall Reservoir.  The Ute Creek Trail head (8,760 ft.) is 3.3 miles beyond Tarryall Reservoir on PCR-77 to the left.

Apres Hike:

16940 S. Pine Valley Rd. 

Pine, CO  80470

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  • Jim "JP" P.

    Carpool: I can take upto 4 people. I will be coming on C470 from Parker and I can also meet people at The Fort.

    May 16, 2013

  • Dahlia

    Anyone want to carpool from the boulder,
    superior area?

    May 10, 2013

    • Audrey

      I am in the early group but they are all camping Friday night. Maybe I could carpool with you? I love in Denver but could meet at a park and ride.

      May 15, 2013

  • Don r.

    Regrets that I won't be able to make this. Who's in from the waiting list?!!

    May 12, 2013

  • Kathy


    May 11, 2013

  • Jason

    I regretfully have to bail on this hike :-(

    May 9, 2013

  • Russ

    I'm running a 5k that day.

    May 8, 2013

  • Jennifer B.

    Oops. Just saw that this is a no-dogs event, so I'll have to pass on joining the group.

    February 12, 2013

  • Kathy

    Wanted to be sure to add one more to my reservation-thanks!

    February 12, 2013

  • Kathy


    February 12, 2013

  • Jennifer B.

    Bison Peak is awesome! Lots of nice campgrounds in the area, too.

    1 · February 12, 2013

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