When Oct 8-9, 2017
Who: Lu and myself
Where: Sawatch Range, Buena Vista and Poncha Springs, CO.
Breweries: Eddyline Brewing, Elevation Beer Co. , and Living the Dream Brewery in Littleton.
Eddyline Brewery in Buena Vista: Crank Yanker IPA, Epic Day Double IPA, Barrel Aged Java Stout, Pumpkin Patch Ale
Elevation Beer Co. in Poncha Springs: First Cast IPA, Oil Man Imperial Stout aged in Bourban Barrel, False Summit Quadrupel Ale aged in Bourban Barrel, Little Mo' Porter
Living the Dream Brewery in Littleton: Helluva Caucasian Stout, Ice Climber DIPA, IPA Your Brains Out Triple IPA
Deerhammer Distillery: Single malt whiskey.
My favorite beer of the weekend goes to Elevation Beer Co. False Summit. Surprisingly my best beer, especially since I dont typically enjoy Belgians.
Distance: 9.5 miles RT
Elevation gain: 4300'
Start time: 7:10 a.m.
Summit: 11:20 a.m.
Back to TH: 3:00 p.m.
Total time. 7 hr 50 min.
Distance: 9.25 miles
Elevation gain: 4600'
Start time: 6:00 a.m.
Summit: 10:20 a.m.
Back to TH: 2:00 p.m.
Total time. 8 hrs
***Glissaded 900' 'down the Angel of Shavano...then were off trail for 1/2 mile, bushwhacking until regain the traill at first talus filed off the trail.***