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Exploring San Juan mountains, including a 14er. August 1-3. A 4x4 SUV is required.

Fri, 2014-08-01
Momo Vuyisich

We will spend a weekend in the high country of San Juan mountains of Colorado, driving high mountain roads and day hiking.
A 4x4 SUV with high clearance is required for this trip.
Please do not bring dogs on this trip.
On Friday, we will drive to the Uncompahgre Peak trailhead west of Lake City. It's about a 5-6 hour drive (260 miles).
We will start hiking very early (~4AM) on Saturday and summit Uncompahgre Peak. This is a 7.25 mile round trip hike with 3,000 feet of elevation gain. This is a class 2 hike. The views will be spectacular.
We will spend the rest of Saturday and a part of Sunday driving over Engineer and Cinnamon passes, hiking to some peaks, taking photographs of wildflower-filled valleys, and relaxing. We will drive home through Silverton and Durango and arrive in LA on Sunday late PM/evening.
Please e-mail the trip leader directly ( if you want to sign up or have any questions.

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