Past Meetup

Blue Lake (IPWA)

This Meetup is past

6 people went

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Details

Approximately 10 miles and 1300 feet of elevation gain for spectacular scenery in continental divide with close views of Pauite peak, Mt Audubon and Mt Toll.

Start Elevation: 10000’
End Elevation: 11300’
Skill Level: Strenuous

https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/colorado/blue-lake-and-little-blue-lake-via-mitchell-lake-trail

Carpool location: Boulder County Justice Center, Coordinates: 40°00'52.8"N 105°17'12.4"W
Trailhead location: Brainard Lake Winter Lot, Coordinates: 40°04'50.9"N 105°31'54.2"W
This hike is for the fit and acclimated.

Meet at 9:00am at Boulder County Justice Center to organize carpool.
If you are driving to trailhead by yourself, meet us at 10:00am at Brainard Lake Winter Lot. We will start hiking promptly at 10am so don't be late.

Make sure to bring snowshoes, water, snacks, warm layers (gloves, hat, warm socks) and micro-spikes.

Bad weather postpones/cancels.

Disclaimer:
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.