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Bonanza Peak (5S) – need high clearance vehicles!
October 2 @ 6:30 am - 1:30 pm UTC-7
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Gem’s last Charleston area card.!!
Please let me know if you have a HCV and willing to drive to help her to acomplish this last peak/card
We need high clearance vehicles (HCV) for the 2 mile dirt road from Cold Creek to the trailhead. Riders must pay their carpool driver $10. When you RSVP, please indicate if you have a HCV and are willing to drive. SUV’s should be fine. Trucks are ideal.
This hike is all easy class 1 trail. But the up and back hike is 10 miles with 2,800′ elevation gain and has a bi-zillion switchbacks. Seeing wild horses is always a possibility.
HIKE QUICK STATS:
Trailhead: Cold Creek
Distance: 10 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,800 feet
Elevation of Peak: 10,400 feet
Difficulty: 3, strenuous
Time: 8 hours (6 hiking plus 2 driving)
Gear: hiking boots – yes; trekking poles – yes
52 Peak Club Information:
If you are a current 52er, the cost of the card is $5. If you want to join the 52 Peak Club, the cost will be $60 to join and $19.97 per month or $5 per card; your choice. Cards will be distributed at the peak. You do NOT have to be a 52er to sign up for this hike but due to group size limits you may be left on the Wait list if you’re not.
Group Hiking: Always stay with the group and follow the leader.
Safety: Everyone doing the hike safely is my number one priority.
We will meet in Santa Fe Casino east parking garage 2nd floor section 2F. There are two garages; one is visible from Hwy 95 (that is the wrong garage); the other is near the intersection of Lone Mtn Road and Rancho (that is the correct garage). We will carpool to the trailhead.
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