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

 

 Jan. 21, 2015

Pueblo River Walk
Leader:  Jim Mathis
Mural Hike
Optional Lunch downtown
 
Jan. 28, 2015
Marsh Quarry to Cope Quarry
Leader:  Doug Moore
 

02/04/15          Banks Loop                            Leader:  Forrest Borre

(Directions)  From Caňon City drive north on Red Canyon Road approx. 13 miles to the Banks campground exit.  This is just before Shelf Road begins.  Drive to the day parking area that is just beyond the campground and the cattle crossing.  The road to the parking area is often rough.  4WD is recommended.

(Hiking distance, elevation gain, difficulty rating):  The hike is about 5 miles RT and follows an old road past a cave and windmill then a single track bike and walking trail to the highest point for some great views then back to the parking area.

Trail is easy to moderate.

Bring water and lunch.  ALSO:  Water proof boots as there may be snow.

 

02/11/15          Meeting Day        Road Cleanup Day

Meet at VI and car pool from there to Raynolds

 

02/18/15    Table Mountain                                       Hike Leader:  Forrest Borre

Hike Description (Directions)   West on US 50 to Hwy 67, then north to CR 123 - west to CR 132 and 8 miles to the end in the Beaver Creek parking lot.  The road can be rough and slippery if wet so 4 wheel drive is recommended.

(Hiking distance, elevation gain, difficulty rating) Roughly 5miles round trip, elevation gain is 500 ft.  Given the potential for snow this is a moderate to difficult hike but one we have not done for some time. 

Bring water and lunch.  ALSO: Water proof boots as there may be snow.

  

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)