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Date Friday  5/10/2013
End Date Sunday  5/12/2013
Group State CMC
Event Title Southeastern Adventure #2 Carrizo Canyon Picture Canyon
Start Time 8:30 AM
Status Approved
Leader Dorothea Frohner
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 11
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 1000
Driving Distance 600

Location

 We'll drive to Lamar, have lunch there at City Park and drive on to Carrizo Canyon.  Meeting place will be at my house (179 S. Pearl Street, Denver) where there is plenty of parking.

For more info Contact

My home number is 303-777-2721. My e-mail address is Dorothea_Frohner@dpsk12.org. Please do not call after 9:00 p.m.

Details

Let's visit 2 interesting canyons in SE Colorado.  We'll drive to Lamar on Friday morning and have lunch at the City Park.  From there we'll drive to Springfield and into the Comancy National Grassland.  Car camping at Carrizo Canyon Picnic Area.  Check out the short hike along the creek and look for petroglyphs.  Saturday moring, drive to Picture Canyon and hike a 9 mile loop through canyons and over the plateau.  Drive back to campl.  On the way home on Sunday, we might check Bent's Old Ford and/or The Sandcreek Massacre sight.

Notes

Please note that, once we leave Lamar, there is no water or food available.  Bring enough water and food for two nights, 3 days.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.