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Date Tuesday  4/9/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Ascending Hikes: Roxborough St. Park Easy A
Start Time 12:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader R. Stelzig
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Casual
Classification Easy A
Trail Mileage 5
Elevation Gain 400
Driving Distance 30

Location

Meet at Waterton Canyon Parking lot.  From C-470 drive south on Wadsworth Blvd. Turn left onto Waterton Canyon Blvd and after 100 yds turn left into parking lot.

 


For more info Contact

Jim Stelzig, 303-827-1256



Details

Roxborough State Park covers nearly 4000 acres and is filled with dramatic red-rock formations, four eco systems and a host of wildlife, from black bears to mule deer. For good reason, the park is a designated Colorado Natural Area and a National Natural Landmark.



From the Visitors Center we will explore the new Willow Creek trail and then back track and do the South Rim Trail with great views of the red rocks.



Following the hike group members new to Roxborough may want to visit the visitors center, to see it's great interpretive displays of local natural history.




Notes

This hike will be led by CMC trip leader John Walters who is also a volunteer naturalist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife at Roxborough State Park.

John will email all hikers two days before the hike with the latest weather forecast and final details.

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Starting this April, the Denver Member Initiatives Committee (DMIC) is excited to offer the Ascending Hikes series.  This program is geared towards new members and individuals seeking to gradually increase their fitness and hiking difficulty, with the goal of reaching the summit of a Colorado 14er in July 2019.  Members can sign up for any hike and do not have to sign up for the series.

The series will begin with a classification of Easy A hikes ( up to 8 miles round trip and/or 1200 ft. elevation gain) and progress to a classification of Difficult B hikes (up to 12 miles round trip and/or 2500 ft. elevation gain).  Hikes will occur on Tuesday and Saturday

 




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