Old Desolate


Alpine Scramble - Old Desolate

One day scramble of Old Desolate from the Carbon River entrance.

  • Technical 3, Strenuous 5
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 5,400 ft

Martin Way Park-and-ride at 5:30am.

You'll need a mountain bike for the first 5.5 miles which are along the abandoned Carbon River road to Ipsut Creek campground.  We'll travel somewhat light and plan on stopping to filter water both directions along the way.  Come prepared for a long strenuous day and the probability that we'll be getting back to the cars after dark.


Old Desolate

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