Hikers meet on Wednesdays, at 9:00 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

 

 

  

02/25/15          Riverwalk -  Tunnel Drive Trail                               Leader:  Forrest Borre

Hike Description (Directions)   We will park at the Duck Pond then walk the River Walk until it ends and continue on Tunnel Drive until the end of the trail, then back.  Nothing we haven’t done before but never in this combination.  The walk/hike is long but easy.  No significant elevation change.  Bring lunch and water.

(Hiking distance, elevation gain, difficulty rating) 

 

March Hike

 

March 3            Colorado Springs Hogbacks/Red Rocks Open Space

Leader:  Suzanne Martinchalk

Directions:  From Cañon City drive north on CSH 115 to I-25.  From I-25 take the Cimarron Street exit west.  Cimarron Street will turn into Highway 24.  After the 31st light, turn left onto Ridge Road.  Red Rock Canyon will be on the south side of the street.  He parking lot is located at the end of Ridge Road

Trail is easy to moderate

Bring water.  Also:  Waterproof boots, as there may be snow.

Afterwards we will stop at a Burger Place for lunch

 

March 11                    Dawson Ranch                       Meeting Day.

Leader:  Suzanne Martinchalk

 

March 18                    Intermann Trail/ Section 16

Leader:  Edith Neumaier

To get to the Section 16 Trailhead, (Directions) From Cañon City drive north on CSH 115 to I-25.  From I-25 take the Cimarron Street exit west.  Cimarron Street will turn into Hwy 24.  Turn south on 26th St. from US Hwy 24 near Old Colorado City in Colorado Springs.  Continue on 26th to 5-way intersection with Gold Camp Road, Wheeler, and Bear Creek Road.  Take Upper Gold Camp Road (right turn) and follow it to the parking lot with the big sign for Section16.

The section 16 trailhead has plenty of off-street parking.  However, if necessary, there is an auxiliary parking lot (really just a big turnout) a 100ft. or so up the road on the left.

There are no sanitary facilities.

Hiking Distance:  Roughly 5 miles

Afterwards optional lunch at Bristal Brewery, 1601 S. Cascade Ave. C.S

 

March 25                    Aiken Canyon

Leader:  Edith Neumaier