Alpine Scramble - Governors Ridge & Barrier Peak

Lets scramble two summits in a beautiful part of the park. We will summit Governors Ridge and Tamanos Mountain. This will add another 2 miles of distance and 1200 of gain. We will skip Barrier Peak.

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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 4
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 4,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,790 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Meet at the Owyhigh Lake Trailhead at 7:30am.  Use various park and rides to facilitate carpools.  A national park pass is needed for all cars.

We will scramble Governor's Ridge first then Tamanos.  More details in email sent to participants Thursday evening.  Participants should be comfortable with the total gain and distance before signing up.


Governors Ridge & Barrier Peak

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