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Rocky Mountain NP/Estes Park, Denver, Colorado, September 7-14, 2019

  • 07 Sep 2019
  • 14 Sep 2019
  • Estes Park, Denver, Colorado

Effective on all 2019 trips, there will be a $50 non refundable registration fee. This fee will be assessed to those who sign up for a trip, get on the roster and then later cancel, even cancelling before the cancel date. Those who never make the roster (i.e. who stay on the waitlist) will not be charged the fee.
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Rocky Mountain National Park 

Estes Park, Denver Colorado

September 7-14, 2019

Co-Trip Leaders: Bette Hanna and Cindy Durr

Type of Trip: Hiking

Trip Cost/Deposit: $660/$330 + Airfare

Cancellation Date and full payment: June 1, 2019

Wilderness Level: 3 High Risk – Forested setting with road access but EMS more than 2 hours away

Trip Difficulty: Strenuous– 7 miles per day and rocky terrain with at least 1000 ft gain per day

Group Size: 10/8 Maximum/Minimum

Adults Only

Flying in to Denver, Colorado, we will get to experience a “Rocky Mountain High.”  After a scenic drive to Estes Park we will be staying in a cabin for six nights.  Estes Park is at 7,500 elevation. After a club breakfast each morning we will heading to various trails in Rocky Mountain National Park for day hikes, many of which will be strenuous and at high altitudes. The park has many beautiful lakes and mountain views. We may see Elk, Big Horn Sheep or maybe even a mountain lion. The average high temperature is 70 with lows in the 30’s.  There may be optional horseback riding and canoeing on Glacier Lake trips. When returning on Friday to stay in a hotel in Denver, we will take the Big Thompson Canyon route noted for its beautiful scenery. We will fly home on Saturday.

The trip fee includes cabin rental with shared rooming, hotel the night prior to flight home, vehicle rental and six breakfasts in the cabin. You will be responsible every day for your lunches and eating out at dinner and any meals while traveling and for your flight to Denver. A mandatory practice hike will be scheduled at a later date


All trip participants must fill out and submit a CIWC Medical Form  and Long Waiver Form.  




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