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Date Thursday  3/28/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Apex Park Loop to Lookout Mt, & return down Chimney Gulch AFTERNOON HIKE*
Start Time 12:30 AM
Status Approved
Leader Linda Jagger
Co-Leader Thomas Jagger
Member Price Free
Available Participants 6
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 9
Elevation Gain 2000
Driving Distance 30

Location

This is a unique hike, starting on one trail and connecting to another.

 

MEET AT Chimney gulch trhd on hwy 6, just past Heritage rd, where there is a parking pull out on hwy 6 ON LEFT SIDE HEADING WEST TOWARDS GOLDEN, & small trail sign for Chimney gulch. (there used to be a flag there --hang glidders landed there in the past)

we will leave cars Chimney Gulch and drive around to Apex trhd at old Heritage square where our hike will start.

This info below is for drivers transporting us to our starting trailhead:

trailhead at Heritage Square, --if you are on heritage rd, driving toward I70 and Wooly Mammoth park/ride look for firestation on right and then take very next driveway to right after firestation. (entrance to park ride is different than years ago)



For more info Contact

Linda Jagger 303-249-0986-cell; please do not send text msg. Or email. If I do not answer email w/in a couple of days please call me at above #, 9am-9pm



Details

From Heritage Square, follow the Apex trail to to  Enchanted Forest. When we hit the road at Lookout mt, we will take a right and find trail to Lookout mt (or if under snow we may have to walk about 1 mi of road). we will go down trail to Windy pass and continue down lookout mt to Chimney gulch trhd on hwy 6. Hike will end at bottom of Chimney gulch trail on hwy 6. We will have a short car shuttle back to Apex trhd. We will hike at a moderate pace with minimal stops.




Notes

BRING MICROSPIKES!!

 

*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, especially “B Difficult” and “C” hikes and Difficult Snowshoes, for our mostly age-50+ constituents.  Although we have members, our trips are non-exclusive.  We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write or call CMC Membership Services at: office@cmc.org or (303) 279-3080.

 

 

 




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