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Wednesday, 9/9/2015, Wednesday Evening Endeavors (WEE) Social Hike

A fun moderate paced after work social hike on a trail nearby.  Hopefully Connie's back is better!  No need to call or register, just show before 6:00 p.m. at the Boulder Group Clubroom (behind Neptune Mountaineering and above Elevations Credit Union).  Be prepared for the weather, bring a snack to share if you like,  and be sure to bring a headlamp/flashlight as we often hike into dusk and later.  Optional after hike food and/or drink at a restaurant near the clubroom.

Leader: Connie Schwab
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 6, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 800
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Wednesday, 9/16/2015, Wednesday Evening Endeavors (WEE) Social Hike

A fun relaxing, slow to moderate paced after-work social hike on a trail close to South Boulder.  No need to call or register, just show before 6:00 p.m. at the Boulder Group Clubroom (behind Neptune Mountaineering and above Elevations Credit Union).  Be prepared for the weather, bring a snack to share if you like,  and be sure to bring a headlamp/flashlight as we often hike into dusk and later.  Optional after hike food and/or drink at a restaurant near the clubroom.

Leader: Gary Johnston
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 4, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 600
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Sunday, 9/20/2015, Woodland Lake Indian Peaks Wilderness Difficult B

The route begins at Hessie trailhead and uses part of the trail to King Lake. An off-trail section crosses a ridge to Woodland Lake. From there, a different trail begins the the return. The route is 9 miles. 2200 feet elevation gain.This trip will provide an opportunity for navigation practice, particularly for students of the recent navigation course. Nonetheless, the trip is open to all.Along the trail are streams, forest, meadows, and treeline views.Crossing the ridge involves off-trail travel for 5 / 8 mile. About 1/ 4 mile of that is steep uphill with 400 foot gain. This section has grass, bushes, and rocks. The rocky slope we walk on has rocks under 2 feet across so no need to use hands, not a boulder field. Along the way are crossings of two streams about 2 feet wide.Elevation 9000 feet start, 11200 feet top. East Portal USGS quadrangle.Moderate pace, breaks going up and down, 20-30 minutes for lunch. Estimated time return to trailhead, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm. Bring 10 Essentials. Suggest 2 1/2 quarts water or more. Water is along trail so refill and chemical or UV purification is an option.Meet at Table Mesa Shopping Center, upper park, on Broadway side, 7:10 AM.Please contact leader to join the trip. 303 -494- `4514. Between 9:00AM and 9:00 PM.  Messages OK, and if you leave a message please leave number for me to use when I return the call.

Leader: Nelson Tamplin
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 9, Elevation Gain: 2200
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Wednesday, 9/23/2015, Wednesday Evening Endeavors (WEE) Social Hike


Leader: Karen Baldwin
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 3-5, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 200-500
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