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Date Thursday  4/13/2017
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title New Member Hike Roxborough State Park Carpenter Peak 7,160'
Start Time 8:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Suzanne Allexan
Member Price Free
Available Participants 4
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate A
Trail Mileage 6.3
Elevation Gain 974
Driving Distance 54


Meet at 8:30 am the Hampden and Wadsworth, Park and Ride.  You will find a map at

If you live closer to  Roxborough Park, you can meet us there but please let me know when you sign up.

Please indicate if you can drive, especially if you have a state park pass on your vehicle.  

Without a state park pass, the entrance fee is $7.00 per vehicle, to be split among the car occupants.

The approximate  37-mile RT will require a $4.00 contribution from each passenger to the driver.  (37 miles RT @.10/mile). 

For more info Contact

suzanne Allexan or 303-330-4750 mobile


This is an  easy and pleasant hike to a beautiful view.    >The goal is to get new members comfortable with the trip sign-up and trip-taking process. We will answer new members' practical questions and can talk as you wish about pace, clothing, gear, etc.  

Although this trip is focused on new CMC members, all are invited.  Experienced members can help make new members feel welcome.

Please bring those of the  10 essentials  appropriate to a short, in-town hike.  Wear proper hiking boots.  No jeans or cotton  clothing.  Rain jacket with hood  may  be a good pack item.  We can talk more about all that on trip day.


We had a beautiful day for this short hike. All hikers were prepared. We reached the summit in 90 minutes and the return trip took 90 minutes as well.
2 guests and 1 member plus me. We slowest person in front to allow her to hike at a comfortable speed. We hope she gained knowledge and confidence about which hikes would suit her.