Hike Sandbeach Lake in RMNP

  • September 1, 2013 · 8:30 AM
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DISTANCE: 8.8 miles RT

SKILL LEVEL: Average - a few steep places

Start-End Elevation: 8,312' to 10,283'

TOTAL Elevation Change: +2,146'

 

** signup for the Waitlist and if you have a good attendance record or no attendance record,  I will add you to the 'Yes' column **

CARPOOL: 7:10AM is the Carpool time, NOT the Trailhead time!!

I highly suggest carpooling due to the popularity of RMNP on this weekend.  Not to mention sharing in gas and entrance fees.  Yes, that means if you are a Rider, chip in for both or share your RMNP pass... For those interested in carpooling from Denver, I suggest meeting at the Wagon Trail park n Ride by 120th and I-25.  It is just West of Cracker Barrel. We will leave for the trailhead at 7:15.  I drive a bronze Outback and I will be on the North end of the lot. 

DIRECTIONS:

Just Mapquest it baby!

TRAIL RESTRICTIONS:

Dogs Allowed: NO

TRAIL DESCRIPTION:  Beautiful!  Awesome lake.  But seriously, I got beer and trivia in like 45 minutes, so you can look this up online!

EXTRAS:

Should bring layers, water & snacks...

Swimsuit is optional - no photos allowed of my belly - ok?

Bring $5 each if you want to see if I can swim the width of the lake.

Bring $5 and a wetsuit for the full length...

 

APRES HIKE:

TBA, probably that BBQ place in Lyons...

 

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  • Beverly

    Hike was great, nice combo trail, great food after, thx for a nice day!!

    September 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My apologies for not making it-- exhausted this A.M. after a big hike yesterday, and late eve. out. My mistake, the latter.

    September 1, 2013

  • Beverly

    I plan to meet for car pool as well

    August 31, 2013

  • Susan P

    Is everyone meeting at the carpool place?

    August 30, 2013

    • Susan P

      I don't have your cell phone number. If you could email, that would be great

      August 31, 2013

    • Katie B.

      I'll be there at the carpool spot and have a pass if we need one. See you all in the morning.

      August 31, 2013

  • Jen

    Bring your water wings y'all!

    August 31, 2013

  • Beth

    I'm bringing my $5.00!

    1 · August 28, 2013

    • mikey

      Pressure is on....

      August 30, 2013

  • Beth

    I have a park pass.

    1 · August 30, 2013

    • mikey

      I think that is good for free gas!!!

      August 30, 2013

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