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Date Saturday  10/5/2013
End Date Saturday  10/5/2013
Group Denver
Event Title Ben Tyler Trail
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Dave Callais
Member Price Free
Available Participants 6
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 2300
Driving Distance 80


The meeting location for this trip will be in the "dirt parking lot" just off of Morrison Road across from the Fort Restaurant.

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For additional information about this trip, you can contact the leader at: 303-237-3726 (No phone calls please after 9:00 PM) or at


Start from U.S. 285 on the S. side of the highway. This trail ascends through wildflower meadows and groves of aspens. With luck, the group might catch the aspen changing colors at their peak. BRING CAMERAS!!


There's definitely some new snow up in the area of the Ben Tyler Trail, so I suggest carrying with you either "yak tracks or micro-spikes" for added traction when hiking on the trail. Even though it will also be cold tomorrow, I expect there to be some glances of the aspens changing colors, so also carrying a camera might be a wise choice as well!