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Date Sunday  3/24/2019
End Date Sunday  3/24/2019
Group Fort Collins
Event Title New / Prospective Member HIke - Arthur's Rock Loop
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Steve Dielman
Co-Leader Amparo Maya
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 5
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Easy B
Trail Mileage 4.5
Elevation Gain 1250
Driving Distance 20


Exact meeting time and place will be emailed to participants a 2-3 days before the trip.  Most likely we will meetup in central Fort Collins about 7:30 am for carpooling, or participants may meet the group at Arthurs Rock trailhead by 8:00 am.

For more info Contact

Steve Dielman at



This loop in nearby Lory State Park winds through forested hillsides, open meadows, and along rock outcrops with a stop at the upper portion of Arthur's Rock which provides great views of Horsetooth Reservoir and the surrounding area.   

The group will start at the Arthur's Rock trailhead and hike approximately 1.8 miles to the upper intersection with Howard's Trail with an optional spur to the summit of Arthur's.  We will return via Howard's Trail and the Mill Creek Link resulting in a loop of approximately 4.5 miles total.  At the end of the hike, we will find a spot to linger for anyone who wants to chat about other CMC trips, classes, or membership in general.   

As always, plans may change depending on weather conditions.

*ALTERNATIVE DATE NOTE:  Any new or prospective CMC members who can not make this trip on March 24th, or would prefer a trip of similar distance with slightly less elevation gain, can also sign up for the local Reservoir Ridge hike on March 23rd being led by Don Carpenter.  For more detail see the Reservoir Ridge trip posting; to sign up for that hike you can contact Don at



You may register for this trip on-line or by contacting the leader, Steve Dielman.  Also, feel free to contact the leader with any questions you may have.




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.