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Date Sunday  8/25/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title New Member Hike: Beaver Meadows
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Linda Lawson
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 9.4
Elevation Gain 1821
Driving Distance 90

Location

Meet Wooly Mammoth west end, Area BB, across from the Exxon station at 6:45 am for a straight up 7:00 am departure.To Trailhead : I-70 west to Evergreen Parkway. Turn right on Stage Coach Blvd. Follow Stagecoach to Upper Bear Creek. Trailhead is near the end of the road. Approx 50 mins drive time.

THIS TRIP IS FOR NEW AND PROSPECTIVE CMC MEMBERS ONLY. We will answer new members practical questions and talk about pace, clothing, gear, etc. Bring your questions and concerns. IF YOU HAVE BEEN ON A NEW MEMBER TRIP BEFORE, please wait until a few days before the trip date to sign up, in order to reserve scarce places for true newbies.

For preparation help, check out these articles for members at CMCDenver.org. We will talk about all these matters on trip day.

1. All About Hiking Pace: https://www.cmcdenver.org/wp-content/uploads/Pace-Information-for-Trips-1.pdf

2. Trail Etiquette: https://www.cmcdenver.org/wp-content/uploads/CMC-Etiquette-Hints.pdf

3. Your Personal Hiker Classification: https://www.cmcdenver.org/wp-content/uploads/Your-Personal-Hiker-Classification.pdf

4. Hiker Classification Change Form: https://www.cmcdenver.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Denver-Group-Classification-Change-Request-Form-12-15-16.pdf



For more info Contact

Linda Lawson 303 842 7040

Whenever you have to cancel out of a trip, it is your responsibility to do that online. I will see your cancellation. Here is how: Log into http://cmc.org-Members-My Membership-My trips- find this trip (all your upcoming trips are listed in date order) click -cancel.

IN ADDITION: Please TEXT me if you have to cancel the night before or the morning of. Emails will be lost in my inbox.



Details

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.



l will write you with a weather forecast the day before. Do not assume bad weather means the trip is canceled. We only cancel if the roads are treacherous. We just try to dress appropriately.



Please bring those of the 10 Essentials http://https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html appropriate to a mountain hike: Wear proper hiking boots, sunglasses and sunscreen, a hat, a personal first aid kit, nutrition items, and plenty of water. Rain jacket with hood is a year-round pack item.



Traction devices, such as Microspikes, may be necessary as the trail could be icy. (We recommend you always carry them in your pack from late fall through early summer.)



A few small parts of the trail are steep, so bring hiking poles if you use them. If you have never used hiking poles, I have a few to loan, if you'd like to try them.



No jeans or cotton clothing. We can talk more about all that on trip day.



NO Dogs, please. Look for designated -Doggie Hikes on the calendar.




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