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Kelcema Lake XC Ski

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Route description: starts on Deer Creek road off of the Mountain Loop Highway a few miles east of Verlot. Entire route, except the last .5 miles, ascends a logging road with only a few semi-steep sections. The last .5 miles follows a hiking trail which is mostly flat but it can be challenging when the snow's hard and/or icy.

Recommended skill-level: advanced-beginner skiers who frequently ski logging roads such as Kendall Peak Lakes, Amabilis Mountain, etc.

Recommended ski gear: Metal edge cross country skis.

Dogs: Welcome.

Round-trip distance: 10 miles.

Elevation gain: 1,800 feet.

Pace: Moderate.

Duration: 6 hours.

Permit: None.

Drive duration from park-n-ride to trailhead: 80 mins.

Carpooling and fuel reimbursement: Riders please bring cash (10 cents per mile) to compensate your driver.

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