Category ArchiveSnowshoeing



28 Nov 2014 07:43 pm    Category: National Parks &Snowshoeing &Uncategorized    

Emerald Lake

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Snowshoe hike from Bear Lake to Emerald Lake via Nymph Lake and Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado.

3.89 mi (1.85 mi uphill, 1.68 mi downhill, 0.30 mi flat)
800 ft total ascent – 16.4 % uphill grade, 123.3 % downhill grade
2:54:22 total time (2:27:12 moving, 0:27:10 stopped)
0:37:50 pace (1.6 mph average speed)
10.2 difficulty, 18.8 effort

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13 Apr 2014 05:12 pm    Category: Snowshoeing    

Tahoe Meadows to Chickadee Ridge

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Short hike over packed snow with microspikes, at Tahoe Meadows up to Chickadee Ridge. Not great snow, but a nice day.

Statistics:
2.20 mi (1.12 mi uphill, 0.81 mi downhill, 0.26 mi flat)
498 ft total ascent – 10.4 % uphill grade, 15.7 % downhill grade
1:19:45 total time (1:14:18 moving, 0:05:27 stopped)
0:33:49 pace (1.8 mph average speed, 4.3 mph max speed)
2.9 difficulty, 4.9 effort

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01 Feb 2014 09:32 pm    Category: Snowshoeing    

Lower Tahoe Meadows

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Just enough snow to snowshoe again after our recent weak snowstorm, the first in two months during the current drought. Snowshoe hike in the Tahoe Meadows area, from the lower parking area two miles southwest of the meadows. Snow depth 6″ to 2 feet. Good Lake Tahoe views on a clear cold day.

 

Statistics:
3.51 mi (1.56 mi uphill, 1.51 mi downhill, 0.40 mi flat)
600 ft total ascent – 13.3 % uphill grade, 185.5 % downhill grade
3:04:45 total time (2:39:58 moving, 0:24:47 stopped)
0:45:37 pace (1.3 mph average speed, 3.4 mph max speed)
6.7 difficulty, 10.5 effort

Geotag Icon GeoLocator for latitude 39.2828102 longitude -119.9343338

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