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by SHA
Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Questions about trip for beginners
Replies: 2
Views: 34703

Re: Questions about trip for beginners

Ken's Cabin is rated for up to three people and three adults is pretty tight. It is much more suitable for a couple. You may want to look at the Section House rather than Ken's for 3-4 adult men. The trail in from the Breckenridge Boreas Pass TH is very strait forward - it is an old railroad grade t...
by SHA
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Good huts to string
Replies: 6
Views: 20343

Re: Good huts to string

Jackal, Janets, Fowler is a good three hut tour that starts and finishes in the same place. The distances aren't too crazy, but the routes all involve some spectacular high alpine terrain so you need to have good navigation skills as well as avalanche skills. Shrine, Fowler, Janets is another good o...
by SHA
Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Vance's to Jackal gear advice?
Replies: 4
Views: 7096

Re: Vance's to Jackal gear advice?

It's a steep slog up cataract creek with some side hill depending on how the trail has been broken. Unless your group is accustomed to doing heavy mule hauling type work with a sled, I'd advise packing as light as possible. What do you really need? How can you pare it down? and I would never recomme...
by SHA
Thu Dec 31, 2009 7:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Beacon rentals in Colorado
Replies: 7
Views: 49972

Re: Beacon rentals in Colorado

Just remember, a beacon is NOT a magic bullet. If you don't know how to use it it is, if it lulls you into a sense of false security, if anything, worse than useless. I used to work in a mountaineering store and we refused to rent beacons becuase we thought it unwise to rent beacons to people who di...