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Date Friday  7/5/2013
End Date Friday  7/5/2013
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Biking – South Platte River near Foxton
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Peter Spandau
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 10
Type Trip
Trip Type Bike
Pace Casual
Classification Easy 
Trail Mileage 20
Elevation Gain
Driving Distance 30


The bike ride is an out and back next to the North Fork of the South Platte River, south of Conifer, near the communities of Foxton and Buffalo Creek. The bumpy, paved road is an old railroad bed, steady uphill, for about 10 miles and then we’ll turn around and head back to the cars.

Location of the meeting point:
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Head west on US 285, to the community of Conifer, CO where we'll meet in the Staples parking lot. After passing through Conifer, look for Colorado 73 exit to Evergreen. Exit here and Staples will be on your left. After gathering, we’ll then caravan another 15 miles (30 minutes) to the starting location near the confluence of the North Fork of the South Platte River and the South Platte River.

For more info Contact

Pete Spandau
Home: 303-432-2447
Cell: 303-808-3277(Ride Day Only)


There is NO terrapin group this week.


The essential items for participating are plenty of water, necessary items to repair a flat tire, (replacement tube for your bike tire size) appropriate clothing for changes in the weather and carrying ID and a medical card. Wearing a helmet is mandatory.

Following the ride, an optional lunch will be at Zoka’s in Pine Grove.


THIS TRIP IS FOR RMOTHG MEMBERS ONLY. Guests are allowed with the signing of a waiver form. Guests may participate in two of our activities before joining the Rocky Mountain Over The Hill Gang section and the Denver Group of the Colorado Mountain Club