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Winter Wonderland at Hanging Lake with Always Choose Adventures

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Hanging Lake

CO 81601

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Please join Always Choose Adventures as we hike one of Colorado's Iconic trails in a winter wonderland.

DISTANCE: 2.8 Miles

ELEVATION GAIN: 1065 Ft.

ROUTE TYPE : Out & Back

Directions & Location - To get to the Hanging Lake Trailhead: Follow I-70W from Denver toward Glenwood Springs. You will be getting off on Exit 121, turning around and following I-70E for four miles until Exit 125. This is the exit for Hanging Lake.

Dogs : Not allowed

Start time & expected duration: Hike will start at 10:00 AM and last for approximately 3 hours.

Before / After plans : After the hike, if you wish to join us, we will be heading to Glenwood Canyon Brewery in downtown Glenwood Springs for lunch. From there we will drive about 5 minutes to the Iron Mountain Hot Springs to relax in the pools.

Carpool details: We will be meeting at 7:00 AM at section HH of the Wooly Mammoth Lots, which are located on US-40 in Golden. We will be leaving at 7:15.

REQUIRED GEAR: MICROSPIKES

RECOMMENDED ESSENTIALS/GEAR:

  • No Cotton
  • Hand warmers
  • Sunglasses
  • Thick warm winter gloves
  • Wool socks (2 pairs)
  • Dress in layers
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Beanie / Earmuffs
  • Waterproof Pants / Snow Pants
  • Ladies : Fleece lined leggings are amazing under snow pants!
  • Sunscreen
  • 1.5L of water or more
  • Water insulation cover ( You can find these at REI or Walmart)
  • Nalgene bottle to keep water from freezing
  • Hydroflask with warm tea or coffee for our breaks to warm you up.
  • Gaiters
  • Snowshoes
  • Hiking Poles
  • First aid kit
  • Lunch+ 500 calories in snacks
  • Microspikes , YakTraks or some type of traction incase we don't have enough snow to use Snowshoes.
  • Bring an actual camera or backup camera if you'd like to take pictures, with the cold your phone may freeze an shut off. (To prevent this try placing your phone on airplane mode and putting it in a spare glove with a hand warmer next to it)

By registering and attending this event you've agreed to Always Choose Adventures terms and conditions. To view visit: https://www.alwayschooseadventures.org/terms-conditions


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