Green Mountain, Bear Peak, South Boulder Peak, loop from NCAR, 05/26/2007
We started hiking from the parking lot of NCAR at 10:10, heading to the Mesa Trail, then taking the Mesa Trail north to Chautauqua, and then to the top of the first Flatiron, reaching it at 11:19.
From the top of the first Flatiron we headed west to the Saddle Rock Trail, then took that to the summit of Green Mountain, getting there at 12:13. We descended the back side of Green Mtn, then took the Green Bear Trail to the Bear Peak West Ridge Trail, reaching that intersection at 12:44, then continued to the summit of Bear Peak, reaching it at 13:46.
From the summit of Bear Peak, we headed south on the Bear Peak Trail to South Boulder Peak, reaching its summit at 14:20. From South Boulder Peak, we returned to Bear Peak, then took the Fern Canyon Trail down to the Mesa Trail, then north to our parking place at NCAR, reaching it at 16:48.
|Place name||Elev [ft]||Accuracy [ft]||Lat/Lon|
|NCAR Parking area||6096||15||39.97956/105.27411|
|Green Mountain summit||8149||28||39.98220/105.30159|
|Bear Peak summit||8455||16||39.96025/105.29520|
|South Boulder-Bear saddle||8187||16||39.95668/105.29719|
|South Boulder Peak||8565||16||39.95354/105.29944|