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by wjblazek
Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Broome Hut 12/20 & 21/2013
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Broome Hut 12/20 & 21/2013

This was a routine trip to the new Broome hut with a group of friends and friends of friends. I had not been to this new hut yet so it was about time. I've stayed at all the other 10th Mtn huts except Broome and the other newest hut, Point Breeze. So that is the only one left to do. We had the whole...
by wjblazek
Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Uncle Buds to Skinner – Thanksgiving 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 7966

Re: Uncle Buds to Skinner TR – TG 2013 - Sat-Sun

Saturday This was a rest day and everyone enjoyed it. We slept in and eventually most of us headed out up to Hagerman Pass to enjoy the views. 6 people, Matt, Joe, Chris, Jim, Katie and Mary went on to hike up to Divide Peak, North of the pass. The rest of us took our time going back to the hut to ...
by wjblazek
Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Uncle Buds to Skinner – Thanksgiving 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 7966

Re: Uncle Buds to Skinner TR – TG 2013 - Fri Part 2

By ~11,200’ we were able to follow the BDs better and consistently and found the switchbacked route up the last major hill, toward the South and out of the drainage up to the Hagerman Pass road and on to the hut. But the snow was also deeper the higher we went slowing our progress even more. We fina...
by wjblazek
Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Uncle Buds to Skinner – Thanksgiving 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 7966

Re: Uncle Buds to Skinner TR – TG 2013 - Fri - Part 1

Friday We were up early and gone from the hut by 8:15AM. We headed West and easily found the Bear Lake TH at the bottom of the hill below the hut. Our plan was to follow this West to the Colorado Trail and follow that SW all the way to the Timberline Lake TH at the West end of Turquoise Lake. We ha...
by wjblazek
Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Uncle Buds to Skinner – Thanksgiving 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 7966

Uncle Buds to Skinner – Thanksgiving 2013

Intro This is a trip report of our hut trip on Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday 11/28 – Sunday 12/1/2013. I had been organizing and planning this trip for several months. We ended up with a group of 12 strong CMCers on this trip, all with extensive backcountry experience: Bill, Sue, Kent, Nicolle, Ga...
by wjblazek
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts - Thanksgiving 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 8915

Re: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts, Part 5

Sun 11/25 – Margy’s Hut to Lenado/Woody Creek TH This was a relatively easy day. We slept in a little later and enjoyed relaxed breakfast and were gone from the hut by ~9:20AM. The route out was well marked and easy to follow and we were at the cars at the exit TH near Lenado by 12:30PM. The snow w...
by wjblazek
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts - Thanksgiving 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 8915

Re: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts, Part 4

Sat 11/24 – McNamara Hut to Margy’s Hut We were up early again on Sat and done with a French Toast and hashbrowns breakfast and gone from the hut before 8:30AM. One member, Dave, was having trouble sleeping and dealing with the altitude and decided to go out on his own. Dave is very experienced in ...
by wjblazek
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts - Thanksgiving 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 8915

Re: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Hut, Part 3

Friday 11/23 – Benedict to McNamara Hut We were up early, before 6AM, done with pancakes and eggs breakfast and gone from the hut by 8:20AM. Using GPS routes we headed East from Benedict’s across the meadows and towards No Name Creek. The snow was deep enough to warrant using our shoeshoes. We star...
by wjblazek
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts - Thanksgiving 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 8915

Re: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Hut, Part 2

Thursday 11/22 Thanksgiving Day – Hike to Benedict Hut We all met at 9AM at Clark’s Market and headed up to the TH parking lot. We also shuttled packs up the the skier drop off. The last of us left the parking lot at 10:20AM to hike up to meet everyone else at the skier drop off. We started hiking ...
by wjblazek
Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts - Thanksgiving 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 8915

Benedict to McNamara to Margy’s Huts - Thanksgiving 2012

2012 Thanksgiving Weekend Hut-to-Hut-to-Hut Safari Benedict Hut to McNamara Hut to Margy’s Hut Introduction This was a 2012 Thanksgiving Weekend Hut-to-Hut-to-Hut trip • From the Hunter Creek TH to Benedict Hut on Thanksgiving, Thursday 11/22/2012, to • McNamara Hut on Friday via No Name Creek, Thi...