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Partners for Pikes Peak - Barr trail

Need a climbing partner? Trying to form a hiking group for an outing?
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Re: Partners for Pikes Peak - Barr trail

Postby summitbound » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:52 pm

climbingaggie03 wrote:
randalmartin wrote:How many people can fit in the A-Frame?

I'd say 4 easily, 6 would be a squeeze but possible.

I doubt it's that much colder in the A frame than it is at barr camp, though I guess it is warmer in the cabin. I've got an old 0 degree down bag that is probably still good down to 10 or 15 degree's if you want to use it. That with a bivy or a liner would probably get you through.

I would agree 4-6 people in the A frame. FYI When I was up there with my son on the 31st it was pretty junked up. We carried out some of the obvious trash but with only 1/2 of a 24 mile day under us we didn't feel like being maids..;) There were still assorted sleeping bags, a day pack, mismatched gloves, pots, pans, etc...

Barr Camp seems like a much better choice to me.
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Re: Partners for Pikes Peak - Barr trail

Postby Randy G. » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:51 pm

Went up to Barr Camp yesterday (1/26). Trail is in great shape except for some ice right at the Cabin. There is fresh snow on the peak today.
Have you set a date yet?
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