Burroughs Mountain


Day Hike - Third Burroughs Mountain

We are keeping a small group size to adhere to Covid guidelines. Our objective is Third Burroughs; we may adjust according to group enthusiasm and stamina. Snow starts at Second Burroughs and there is a section on the way to Third that might be considered steep.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,828 ft
  • Pace: Approximately 1500 ft/hr

Meeting place and time will go out in an email 24-48 hours prior to the trip.

Please bring a buff or mask to wear when not able to maintain a distance of 6 feet from others, and your own container of sanitizer. This trip is taking place in a phase 2 county; residents of phase 1 counties are not invited at this time. 

Come prepared with 10 essentials, microspikes, and trekking poles.


Burroughs Mountain

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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