car camp - colorado 14er trip - san juan range

4 Day car camp to Colorado's San Juan Range. We will leave Friday morning and car pool to Lake City, CO. The drive will be approximately 8 hours (500 miles). On Saturday we will attempt a climb of the Wetterhorn (14,015 feet) via Matterhorn Creek. Expect significant Class 3 scrambling. Route will be 8.5 miles RT with 3700 feet of elevation gain. On Sunday, we will climb Uncompaghre Peak (14,309 feet) via Nellie Creek. Expect some scrambling, 5000 feet of elevation change, and 10 miles RT. If the group is feeling good and wants to spend another day, we can climb nearby 14ers Red Cloud, Sunshine, or Handies Peak. We will drive back to SLC either monday or tuesday, depending upon commitments and a group decision. Please email me if interested and to register. Car pooling costs to be split among participants

Level:MSD
Miles:20.0
Vertical:9000'
Route:Out & Back
Pace:Moderate
Organizer:Gregory Bronder
Date:Fri Aug 31 2012 — Mon Sep 3 2012
Meeting Place:Registration required

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