Adventure 2004 - Southwestern Colorado

                                                

Adventure 2004 San Juan Mountains Colorado : Group Itinerary: 20 April, 2004

Date

A Group

(Chuck Howe)

B Group

(Rich Filteau)

C Group

(Jim Woodward)

Saturday, 31 July, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Navaho group site=33

1 Gather at Manchester Airport (arrive by 5:30 AM)

o United flight #455 leaves at 7:31AM

1 Check in

o Distribute extra baggage to check in as personal luggage to save shipping costs

2 Fly in to Denver

o United flight #945 arrives at 1:26 PM

3 Bag lunch and snacks

4 Collect Luggage

5 Board charter bus for trip to base camp near Durango (arrive at 11:00 PM)

6 Stop for dinner on the way (Pueblo?) (pick up supplies during dinner stop)

7 Set up camp for the night for everyone at Navaho

1 Breakfast

2 Rent vans (designate at least two drivers per van)

3 Pick up shipped equipment (fuel and food also if not done on Sat.)

1 Prepare for noon hiking departure

2 Transport to trailhead

o 1.5 2 hrs

3 Camp on the trail

1 Prepare for Monday hiking departure

2 Transport A group to trailhead (1-2 hrs)

3 Sightseeing in Durango or whitewater rafting trip (time permitting)

4 Camp at Navaho

1 Prepare for afternoon departure

2 Drive to West Fork San Juan Trail

3 Camp on the trail

 

 

Date

A Group

(Chuck Howe)

B Group

(Rich Filteau)

C Group

(Jim Woodward)

Monday, August 2

Navaho group site=0

1 Backpacking

2 Camp on the trail

3 Transport to trail head

4 Backpacking

5 Camp on the trail

6 Backpacking

7 Camp on the trail

Tuesday, August 3

Navaho group site=0

8 Backpacking

9 Camp on the trail

10 Backpacking

11 Camp on the trail

12 Backpacking

13 Transport to Handies Mountain

14 Camp at Handies Mountain trailhead

Wednesday, August 4

Navaho group site=20

1 Backpacking

2 Camp on the trail

1 Backpacking

2 Transport to Mesa Verde

3 Camp at Mesa Verde

4 Dayhike on Handies Mountain

5 Transport to Mesa Verde

6 Camp at Mesa Verde

Thursday, August 5

Navaho group site=0

1 Backpacking

2 Camp on the trail

3 Touring Mesa Verde and Four Corners

4 Return to Navaho

5 Camp at Navaho

6 Touring Mesa Verde

7 Return to Navaho

8 Camp at Navaho

Friday, August 6

 

Navaho group site=33

3 Backpacking

o Out by 3:00 PM

4 Transport to base camp

5 Camp at Navaho

 

9 Day Hiking

o 14k footer ?

o Red Cloude or Handies ?

10 Camp at Navaho

11 Day hiking

o Fourmile Trail

12 Pick up A group by 3:00 PM, return to Navaho

13 Camp at Navaho

 

 

 

 

Date

A Group

(Chuck Howe)

B Group

(Rich Filteau)

C Group

(Jim Woodward)

Saturday, August 7

 

 

 

1 Return rental cars (bus will pick up drivers in Durango)

o Drivers will buy food in Durango For lunches Sat. and Sun.

2 Pack up

3 Ship equipment

4 Call hotel to reserve shuttle for Sunday morning

5 Board charter bus at 10:00 AM for trip to Denver

o Assemble lunches from purchased food

6 Stop for dinner party in Pueblo

7 Arrive at Red Roof Inn approx. 8:00 PM

o 9 rooms, each with 2 queen beds, Confirm. # 5220153444

Sunday, August 8

14 Breakfast (free at the hotel)

15 Pack up

16 Transport to Denver Airport via hotel shuttle (allow for several trips)

17 Lunch- pre bagged from purchased food

18 Board plane for home

o United flight #908 leaves at 1:30 PM

19 Arrive in Manchester

o United flight #1246 arrives at 9:51 PM

20 Boys picked up by families at the airport in Manchester