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. 

 

WEDNESDAY HIKES

 

 

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

 

Hike Description    

 

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.

 

  

NOVEMBER HIKES

 

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