This Meetup was canceled.
Approximately 12.4 miles and 2600 feet of elevation gain that features Bob and Betty Lakes in a gorgeous alpine valley.
Start Elevation: 9000’
End Elevation: 11600’
Skill Level: Strenuous
Carpool location: Boulder County Justice Center, Coordinates: 40°00'52.8"N 105°17'12.4"W
Trailhead location: Hessie TH, Coordinates: 39°57'05.6"N 105°35'41.3"W
This hike is for the fit and acclimated.
Meet at 7:00am at Boulder County Justice Center to organize carpool. We leave at 7:10am promptly to catch the 8am shuttle at Nederland Park and Ride.
If you are driving to trailhead by yourself, meet us at 8:15am at Hessie trailhead. We will start hiking promptly at 8:20am so don't be late.
Make sure to bring water, snacks, raincoat.
Bad weather postpones/cancels.
By attending this hike, you assume all responsibility for your own safety. Mountaineering in Colorado can be very dangerous. Altitude sickness, dehydration, and fast-building storms are the most common problems. Please be in shape and self-sufficient.