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Lily Lake and Eugenia Mine Trails

  • Jun 19, 2014 · 8:00 AM
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Please read the following changes to this hike and change your RSVP now if it doesn't fit into your schedule. It will be a FULL DAY!

Heard the Lily Mountain Trail recently reopened! However, there is no trail from the lake to the mountain and we won't be walking on the hiway! So the hiking route is changed to Lily Lake and Eugenia Mine. I've never hiked to the mine but I read its easy. This will be a Full Day! I expect to return to the carpool location no earlier than 4:30pm.

Reservation for 20 at the Baldpate Inn for soup and salad buffet after the hike. Soup/Salad Buffet $15; drinks extra; $6 pie; separate checks with gratuity added. Read about the Baldpate Inn www.baldpateinn.com

The Lily Lake Trail is a 1 mile flat trail around a beautiful lake with spectacular views of surrounding peaks.

The exploratory hike to Eugenia Mine is a short 2 miles with very little elevation gain. Great views of Longs Peak. We're looking at about 4 miles total for the day.

Please Note: Estes Park is a long drive for some of you and you may not think its worth it for a 4 mile easy hike. Please change your RSVP now if this doesn't meet your expectations.

Optional Refreshment after the hike at the Baldpate Inn. Cost $15 for soup/salad buffet. Wine and beer extra. Slice of fresh baked pie is $6. Separate checks will be available with gratuity added.

Carpooling: Meet at the free dirt parking lot located on the northeast corner of Hiway 93 and 170/Marshall Mesa (the road to Eldorado Canyon) where we'll form some carpools and leave by 6:45am.

Important Note: This is a participate at your own risk event!

Life is risky. I am not a professional guide. By signing up for this hike you acknowledge that you are solely responsible for your own safety.

See you there!

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  • Robert L.

    Thank you Debbie. A lot of nice people made for an inviting hike and lunch.

    June 20, 2014

  • Denise L.

    Thanks Debbie. Good fun all around and a beautiful day to hike.

    June 20, 2014

  • Charly

    Rocking at Baldpate Inn again on Fri! No pie, no beer this time. Thanks Debbie!

    1 · June 20, 2014

    • Debbie

      Sounds wonderful!

      June 20, 2014

  • Tricia

    What a beautiful day for enjoying our hike. . .the views
    were extraordinary!! Lunch at Estes was a bonus! Thanks to Debbie again!

    June 20, 2014

  • Roxie

    What a beautiful day and hike!

    June 19, 2014

  • Debbie

    Beautiful day at Lily Lake and Storm Pass Trail to Eugenia Mine. The views of Longs Peak made up for not making it to the mine. Lunch at the Baldpate was fun!

    June 19, 2014

  • nancy h.

    oops! I think this event got lost in my never ending shuffle of tasks to remember. I was a no show: sorry to all. Hope I didn't inconvenience anyone.f Hope everyone is having fun as I write this (1:30pm on Thursday)!

    June 19, 2014

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