Hikers meet on Wednesdays, at 8:00 am, North of the Village Inn parking.
The monthly Meeting of the Canonland Walkers and Hikers is held on 2nd Wednesday at Cañon Coffee Cafe 10:30 A.M.
Meeting starting at 11 A.M.
October 15, 2014 Oil Well Flats (New Trail created in 2013)
Leader Kevin Borre
Hike Description (Directions) North on Red Canyon Road apx. 7 miles past March Quarry turn right first dirt road. High Clearance Vehicles preferred.
Hiking Distance, Elevation Gain & Difficulty rating: 4 to 5 miles round trip. New trail not rated moderate. Trailhead T5940. This hike will be incorporating a trail built in 2013. Great views of the San De Cristo Mts. And Cañon City.
Elevation change estimated at 500 to 600 ft. Over all, trail is gentle elevation gains.
October 22, 2014 Beaver Creek Riparian Area Leader Kevin Borre
Hike Description (Directions) Hwy 50 East, left on Hwy 67 (Phantom Canyon Road. 1.7 miles to CR 123. Turn right –East ¼ mile to CR 132 – Upper Beaver Creek Rd. Turn left 8.1 miles –Trailhead on right.
Hiking Distance, Elevation Gain & Difficulty Rating: 4.5 miles round trip 200 ft. elevation gain Easy.
Hike follows old roadway that parallel Beaver Creek Hike requires crossing Beaver Creek at the beginning by crossing across an old fallen tree. No Guarantee tree is still in pace. Plastic trash bags can be used to keep feet dry while wading across creek. Old buildings and great Valley to see.
October 29, 2014 Trick or Treat Halloween Gathering
Leader: Kevin Borre
HALLOWEEN PARTY: Wednesday, October 29th
To allow for members extra prep time we will meet at the VI at 9 A.M.
Costumes are the order of the day. We will proceed to 10501 Auckland Ave, Williamsburg (Chandler Heights) for the festivities. We will have burgers and such (leftovers from the summer picnic), Kevin will cook a pot of chili, and the. Margarita fountain will be flowing. Bring a dish to share.
Your creative talents will be put to the test. Everyone is encouraged to bring a carved and/or decorated pumpkin to be judged.
The Hike/Walk will be a poker hike on Kevin’s property.
Prizes will be awarded for best costumes, best pumpkins, best poker hand etc.
REMEMBER – MEET AT VILLAGE INN AT 9:00 A.M.
More info on these hikes when Doug gets to Canon City
November 5th Temple Canyon- Dawson Ranch Leader: Dave Walker
November 12th Ash Street Clean Up (Meeting Day)
Meet at the Rec. Center for Clean Up
November 19th Cheyenne Mountain Leader: Kevin Borre
November 26th Newlin Creek Leader: Kevin Borre