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Becker Peak (8325') Beginner/Intermediat­e Snowshoe

Description: On this snowshoe outing we’ll start at the Echo Lakes sno-park and hike to the top of Becker Peak. This snowshoe is 4.5 miles (round trip) with 1,000 feet of elevation gain, starting elevation 7350’ and the peak elevation is 8325'. The last 50 vertical feet will be a rock scramble without our snowshoes. All snowshoer's should be capable of doing a 1000 foot climb.

Trailhead: Echo Lakes Snow Park http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=23070. From the Folsom Park and Ride take US 50 East 72 miles to Johnson's Pass Road and take a left turn. Proceed down Johnson's Pass Road untill you reach the Snow Park on the right. There is a pit toilet at the Snow Park. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=150+Iron+Point+Rd,+Folsom,+CA+95630&daddr=38%C2%BA49'26.63%22N,+120%C2%BA2'2.69%22W&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=38.595407,-120.470581&spn=1.062569,1.755066&sll=38.64375,-121.190274&sspn=0.012301,0.022917&geocode=FSaoTQIdfsjG-CmbUO1PjOaagDF_3VH-dcEwWQ%3BFYBoUAId32zY-A&mra=ls&t=m&z=9

Map/Description Link: http://www.backcountryskitours.com/pages/tours_0800/0811_tour.htm

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  • Diana W.

    Thanks, Andy! What a perfect day. Went cross country skiing after we finished. Happy and tired. :)

    January 21, 2013

  • Andy B

    Thanks All for a great day in the woods! Happy MLK Day!

    January 21, 2013

  • hankZ

    Beautiful day, in a beautiful place, with beautiful people. Thanks for leading Andy.

    January 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fun day and great views. Thanks Andy!

    January 21, 2013

  • Susan

    BUMMER! I have to work!

    January 17, 2013

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