Stony Pass

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Stony Pass

Postby pkripper » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:34 pm

Is this area worth a day trip from Lake City? Any class 2-3 peaks. I will have my 12yr old with me.
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Re: Stony Pass

Postby MrFrumpylane » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:50 pm

I think it's worth it. Though this year may not be as scenic due to lack of a snow pack, but this picture was taken after short hike from the pass a couple summers ago. The Grenadiers in the distance.
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Re: Stony Pass

Postby pkripper » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:09 am

Thanks for the info.
It's a round trip. Getting to the summit is optional, getting down is mandatory.(Ed Viesturs)

Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous.(Reinhold Messner)

It's not advisable to drink too much strong liquors while climbing in the Alps. If, however, you are going to fall over a cliff, it's advisable to be thoroughly intoxicated when you do so.(English alpinist)
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Re: Stony Pass

Postby Tory Wells » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:33 am

The Colorado Trail runs through there as well, and there are several lakes to fish at or hike around. And of course, mountains abound.
"Tongue-tied and twisted, just an earthbound misfit, am I." -David Gilmour, Pink Floyd

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