2022 Colorado

Quick Facts

Dates: July 17-25

Co-Leaders: James & Ali

Location: Colorado

Itinerary


Saturday, July 16


  • (If you are spending the night at the Annex) Arrive at the Annex at 5 PM and discuss the trip

  • Go to the store and shop at HEB for everything needed before Saturday, July 23rd

  • Eat dinner at Annex

  • Organize Crew camping gear, getting everything we need from the closet

  • Lights out at 9 PM


Sunday, July 17


  • Wake up at 5 AM

  • Pack the trailer and eat breakfast

  • Depart from the Annex by 6 AM

  • Stop at [TBD] for lunch

  • Arrive at [TBD] and set up camp

  • Cook dinner, eat, and clean before 10 PM

  • Lights out at 10 PM


Monday, July 18


  • Wake up at 6 AM

  • Break camp and eat breakfast

  • Depart from [TBD] by 8 AM

  • Arrive at Blue Lakes Trailhead

  • Eat lunch and prepare for the hike

  • Start hiking by 5 PM and arrive at Lower Blue Lake by 7:30 PM

  • Set up camp and eat dinner

  • Lights out at 10 PM


Tuesday, July 19


  • Wake up at 7 AM

  • Eat breakfast and prepare for the day hike

  • Hike to the Blue Lakes Pass, eat lunch during the hike, and be back at camp by 3 PM

  • Rest at camp

  • Lights out at 10 PM


Wednesday, July 20


  • Wake up at 6 AM

  • Break camp and eat breakfast

  • Start hiking back to the Blue Lakes Trailhead by 8 AM, Arriving to the car by 10 AM

  • Depart from Blue Lakes Trailhead when we get to the car

  • Arrive at Mt. Massive Trailhead Parking Lot by 4 PM

  • Prep for the hike

  • Start hiking to the Mt. Elbert Treeline by 5 PM, arriving by 8 PM

  • Set up camp and eat dinner

  • Lights out at 10 PM


Thursday, July 21


Wake up at 6 AM

  • Break camp and eat breakfast

  • Start hiking to the Mt. Elbert Peak by 8 AM, arriving by 10:30 AM

  • Start hiking all the way back to the Mt. Massive Trailhead Parking Lot, arriving by 3 PM

  • Eat lunch

  • Start hiking to the Mt. Massive treeline by 5 PM, arriving by 7 PM

  • Set up camp and eat dinner

  • Lights out by 9 PM


Thursday, July 22


  • Wake up at 5 AM

  • Break camp and eat breakfast

  • Start hiking to the Mt. Massive Peak, arriving by 10:30 AM

  • Start hiking all the way back to the Mt. Massive Trailhead Parking Lot, arriving by 3:30 PM

  • Eat lunch

  • Depart from Mt. Massive Trailhead Parking lot by 3:30 PM

  • Stop at [store in Twin Lakes] and shop for everything needed for the rest of the trip

  • Arrive at Lakeview Campground

  • Set up camp, cook dinner, and clean before lights out

  • Lights out at 10 PM


Friday, July 23


  • Wake up at 7 AM

  • Cook breakfast

  • [fun activity]

  • Head back to camp by 6 PM

  • Cook dinner and clean before lights out

  • Lights out at 10 PM


Saturday, July 24


  • Wake up at 7 AM

  • Break camp

  • Depart from Lakeview Campground by 9 AM

  • Eat lunch at [TBD]

  • Arrive at [TBD] by 5 PM

  • Set up camp, cook dinner, and clean before lights out

  • Lights out at 9 PM


Saturday, July 25


  • Wake up at 5 AM

  • Break camp

  • Depart from [TBD] by 6 AM

  • Eat lunch at [TBD]

  • Arrive at the Annex sometime around 9 PM

  • Part ways


To Do List:

  1. Departure Itinerary

    1. Departure/Arrival times

    2. Locations/Activities

      1. https://www.visitouray.com/ouray-city-map

    3. Mealtimes and locations

  2. Meal Plan

    1. Detailed Recipes

  3. Car Plan

  4. Estimated Price

  5. Acquire Accurate Headcount

  6. Make any necessary reservations

  7. Weather

  8. Training

    1. Hyperthermia

    2. Lightning

    3. Altitude Sickness

    4. Blisters, Bruises, and Sprains

  9. Equipment