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Thursday, 4/18/2019, North Table Mountain loop difficult A (casual pace for retirees)

We shall hike north table mountain loop

Leader: Hassan Elghandour
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 6, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1100
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Thursday, 4/18/2019, Legault Mountain Meyers Ranch Park*

 This hike is in Meyer Ranch Park, a Jefferson County Open Space Park near Conifer.  Most of the hike is on well established trails through forests of lodge pole pine and aspen trees.  From the Old Ski Run Trail, we will take a less established trail to Legault Mountain where we will be rewarded with beautiful sweeping views to the north, east, and south.  If time allows we may circle on some other trails w/in park. The trailhead is at 7850 ft and the top of Legault Mountain is at 9074 ft elevation.   

Leader: Linda Jagger
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 6, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1400
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Thursday, 4/18/2019, Deer Creek Canyon, Plymouth Mtn Loop

From the DCC trailhead hike west and south on Meadowlark Trail to join Plymouth Creek Trail, to Plymouth Mtn. Trail, loop around Plymouth Mtn, then back to Plymouth Creek trail to the trail head. Possible side trip to scenic view Plymouth Mtn (extra .8 mi out and back , 884 ft gain).Not as crowded as some other foothills trails. Meadowlark Trail is Hikers Only (no bikes). The final mile on Plymouth Creek Trail is steep and rocky and when wet the lower quarter mile can be muddy. Wildflowers will be in bloom.

Leader: Linda Koshio Rogers
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 7, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1300
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Friday, 4/19/2019, Twin Owls Loop RMNP*


Leader: Carol Munch
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 13, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 3120
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Friday, 4/19/2019, Red Gate Trail, James Peak Wilderness

SPOILER ALERT:  The guidebook lists this as a relatively FLAT TRAILOnly 800 ft of gain in the loop.

Leader: Linda Lawson
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 8, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 800
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Friday, 4/19/2019, North Table Mountain Information Hike Natural History

Come discover the birds, flowers and wildlife of this "Serengeti of Golden". We will see some great vistas as we wind our way through grass/shrubland and lava cliffs to explore the mesa top and its origin. Bring binoculars.

Leader: Dan Kunz
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 8, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1000
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Friday, 4/19/2019, Dakota Ridge/Red Rocks Trail loop Matthews Winters Jeffco Open space

Start at Matthews Winters open space parking, head south to Red Rocks, cross highway and go north along Dakota Ridge back to parking.

Leader: Janet Farrar
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 6, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1200
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Friday, 4/19/2019, RMOTHG Mt. Falcon (date change due to weather)

We will hike from the west side of Mt. Falcon, one of Jefferson County Open Space parks, just west of Morrison.  The hike will cover approximately 6 miles with an elevation gain of 950 feet.  The trail meanders through ponderosa pine forests with occasional views to Denver as well as west to the Continenta Divide.  

Leader: Margie Schliemann
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 6, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 950
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Friday, 4/19/2019, Apex Hike

Enchanted Forest and other trails.   Balloon hike loop.  We will meet directly at the Apex trailhead adjacent to the former Heritage Amusement Park.

Leader: Joe Aldridge
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 7, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1800
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Monday, 4/22/2019, Dominguez Canyons Wilderness Backpack Loop* Exploratory

Dominguez Canyons (https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/colorado/dominguez-escalante-nca) is a wilderness area in Colorado with slickrock canyons, rock art and bighorn sheep.In Colorado Canyon Country, Mark Pearson and John Fielder call it "a spectacular slick-rock canyon wilderness." Monday we will drive to the trail head near Whitewater, hike in a few miles and camp. Sunday we will hike 9-10 miles up Big Dominguez Canyon and camp at a BLM campground. Wednesday we'll hike 5 miles on old roads and off-trail to enter Little Dominguez Canyon and after about 5-6 miles, camp. Thursday. we will hike 9-10 miles out to the trailhead completing the loop. We will stay at a motel Thursday night and drive home Friday.All participants are expected to be experienced backpackers or graduates of CMC backpacker school.  Preference will be given to people who can assist with navigation, decision-making and emergency situations. Potential participants will be asked to provide information on their experience, skills and equipment. All are expected to bring essentials and be self-sufficient.  Participants can arrange to share tents, stoves, meals, etc. as they wish. We will maintain a moderate pace and stay together as a group while hiking.  

Leader: Bob Watkins
Type: Backpack, Trail mileage: 35, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 4000
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Monday, 4/22/2019, Ascending Hikes Reynolds Park

We will do a loop hike to Eagle's View and around, mostly no bikes

Leader: Bea Slingsby
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 4.7, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1100
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Monday, 4/22/2019, Colorado Nat. Monument, BLM lands Car camp and day hikes


Leader: Stan Moore
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 20, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1000
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Monday, 4/22/2019, Wall Climb

Join us for a fun evening of top roping at the CMC Clubhouse in Golden from 6:30 - 9:00 PM. Basic Climbing or equivalent experience required. In other words you must be able to tie into your harness correctly and safely belay. Harnesses, locking carabiner, and belay device required. We recommend bringing climbing shoes.  No chalk allowed. ****PLEASE SIGN UP ON CMC WEBSITE IN ADVANCE (If it's full please sign up for the wait list - don't just show up.  Thx!)**

Leader: Sherri Spencer
Type: Rock Climbing
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Tuesday, 4/23/2019, Mount Rosedale*

 From the trailhead we will be following the Meridian Trail about 3.5 miles to the saddle at 11000 feet. Here we will traverse the north side of Rosedale for about a mile and then go off trail to the summit at 11700 feet in elevation. The Meridian Trail is well marked. If we can drive all the way to the trailhead, the chance of summiting is good. If not, we will likely only make the saddle. The goal will be the summit, but we will need to be flexible depending on snow cover. I have been to the saddle twice this winter, but beyond that will be a scout. Please bring your winter layers, snowshoes and spikes. Ten essentials.      We   

Leader: Tom OConnor
Type: Snowshoe, Trail mileage: 10, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2800
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Tuesday, 4/23/2019, Quandary Pk 14,265*

we will follow standard route to summit. This route is up a ridge, thus is NOT AVALANCHE PRONE.  bring snowshoes, microspikes, windgear. Trail may be soft snow in afternoon with possible postholeing.Pace may be moderate to slow, will climb 800 ft/hr. Anticipate 5 hr to sumnmit. We will study avalance status closely. Weather (recent snowfall) may require a change to another peak.  Be prepared for cold, wind. 

Leader: Thomas Jagger
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 7, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 3400
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Tuesday, 4/23/2019, Ascending Hikes: Threemile Creek Trail Moderate A

From the parking lot/trail head, hike north about a half mile before crossing Geneva Creek and Guanella Pass Rd to begin hiking northeast along Three Mile Creek. This trail climbs about 7 miles and 2900' to intersect with Rosalie Trail. We will only hike part of that distance, turning around after achieving 1000' elevation gain, at around the 2.5 mile point. The main features of Three Mile Trail include hiking alongside creek, multiple creek crossings and dense deciduous and evergreen forests.  

Leader: John Walters
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 5, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1000
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Wednesday, 4/24/2019, Awesome Wednesday Evening (AWE) Hike

Join us for a fun, moderate paced evening social hike.  The plan is to hike up Skunk Canyon to Woods Quarry, though this time of year, conditions vary widely (snowy/icy/muddy trails), so the plan may change. I will check the forecast by Sunday and post any updates. To better track participation, please register ahead of time for this trip but it is  also OK to show up at the carpool location. Come prepared for any weather with good footwear, rain jacket, headlamp or flashlight.  Option for after-hike food and drink at a nearby restaurant.    

Leader: Connie Schwab
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 5, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 750
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Wednesday, 4/24/2019, Clear Creek in Golden to Lookout Nature Center*

This hike will start from Parfet Park in Golden, hike a mile west along Clear Creek, cross under Highway 6, join the Chimney Gulch trail west and up for 2.5 miles, catch the Windy Saddle Trail for .6 miles and hike about a mile to the Lookout Nature Center. There will be time to explore the Nature Center and have a picnic as well. Chances are really good to see wild flowers.  There is a gift shop at the Center!  If the group is willing, we can hike over to the Buffalo Bill Musuem.  Think they sell fudge at the gift shop. We return via the same route. This will be a Bobcat lite trip were we go at a more casual pace. Map for the hike: http://jeffco.us/parks/parks-and-trails/windy-saddle-park/

Leader: Cheryl Ames
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 9, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1800
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Wednesday, 4/24/2019, Deer Creek Canyon Park


Leader: Joe Aldridge
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 10.6, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2300
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Wednesday, 4/24/2019, Monthly Meeting--Exploring New Zealand By Holly Barrass

Social--Snacks & tap room brews at 6:30 pmPresentation at 7:20-8:20 pmJoin the Colorado Mountain Club Fort Collins Group for a lively evening as we socialize and taste Odell's brews along with enjoying a wonderful presentation by Holly Barrass as she shares highlights from her beautiful homeland, New Zealand.

Leader: Anita Wright
Type:
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Thursday, 4/25/2019, Map and Compass: Tremont Mountain, Golden Gate State Park*

We will start the hike at the Golden Gate State Park Visitors center with a destination of Tremont Mountian.  Note: This is a themed hike with a focus on Map and Compass Review.  Note: There is homework prior to this hike: particiants will create their own map and route description and e-mail to the leader two days prior to the event. Although we will keep a moderate pace (2 miles/1, 000 feet per hour) we will stop periodically to use Map and Compass.  Leader will e-mail participants with any additional details.  Distance: 10 miles, 2000' elevation gain, moderate pace (2 miles/1,000 feet per hour)Gear: 10 Essentials, Printed Map of your own creation, Micro SpikesOptional Gear: Helmet (if you elect to do the 30-foot bonus class 3 scramble at the end)  

Leader: Cynthia Lehr
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 10, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2000
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Thursday, 4/25/2019, New Member Hike: Staunton State Park - Bear Paws

Bear Paws Trail in Staunton has great views of Rosalie, Kenosha Pass, and Pikes Peak. We will start on Mason Creek Trail then go to Bear Paws at 2.3 miles, back to Mason Creek, and then from there we will go down the Old Mill Trail to Staunton Ranch trail.Cars that have the Colorado State Pass are needed to get into the park.  So if you have a pass, PLEASE volunteer to drive.  Otherwise the car occupants split the entry cost of $7.00.The goal is to get new members comfortable with the trip sign-up and trip-taking process. We will answer new members' practical questions and can talk as you wish about pace, clothing, gear, etc.I'll write you with a weather forecast the day before. Do not assume bad weather means the trip is canceled. We only cancel if the roads are treacherous. We just try to dress appropriately.Please bring those of the 10 Essentials https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/ten-essentials.html appropriate to a mountain hike:  Wear proper hiking boots, sunglasses and sunscreen, a hat, a personal first aid kit, nutrition items, and plenty of water. Rain jacket with hood is a year-round pack item. Traction devices, such as Microspikes or YakTrax Diamond, will be required as the trail will be icy in places. (We recommend you always carry them in your pack from late fall through early summer.)Part of the trail is steep, so bring hiking poles if you use them. If you have never used hiking poles, I have a few to loan, if you'd like to try them.No jeans or cotton clothing. We can talk more about all that on trip day.NO Dogs, please. Look for designated "Doggie Hikes" on the calendar.Let me know of any medical conditions that might affect you on the hike.

Leader: Jeff Stevens
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 9, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1600
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Thursday, 4/25/2019, Lair O the Bear to Panaroma point easy B ( casual pace for retirees)

We shall hike Bear Creek trail to the Panaroma point

Leader: Hassan Elghandour
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 8, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 1350
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Thursday, 4/25/2019, Thursday Afternoon/Evening Rock Climbing Garden of the Gods, E Face Kindergarten


Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
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Friday, 4/26/2019, Butterknife Couloir Ski

TH is the top of Hoosier Pass near Alma, CO. We will skin up the standard East Ridge of North Star Mountain for 2,300'. Depending on conditions we will leave skis at the top of the ridge and tag the summit. We will ski down the Butterknife Couloir to the bottom of the valley and traverse back to the highway with 300' elevation gain to get back to the cars. RT should be 5 miles, more if we tag the summit. Snow, weather and avalanche conditions may require us to ski another mountain. Leader is AIARE PRO 1 certified. Recent (within the past 5 years) completion of Avalanche Level 1 or AIARE Companion Rescue avalanche training is required.Gear required includes a beacon, probe, shovel, AT Skis/Tele/Splitboard with skins. You must be a capable blue/black skier, the couloir is a 25% slope, similar to an easier blue resort run (less steep than Cristo Couloir).Contact the leader with your experience to signup. 

Leader: Kristen Buckland
Type: Ski, Trail mileage: 5, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2500
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Friday, 4/26/2019, Rolling Creek Trail*


Leader: Carol Munch
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 10, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2800
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Friday, 4/26/2019, Bird Hike: Main Reservoir*

Bring your binoculars and stroll along Main Reservoir to see who's flying through ...We will meet in the parking lot, then walk along the pathway West around the reservoir.  Leader is a bird enthusiast, self-taught (not an expert.)  Potential sighting list will be e-mailed out to participants prior to day.  No dogs please. 

Leader: Cynthia Lehr
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 1, Pace: Casual
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Friday, 4/26/2019, Mt Morrison

This is a Training Hike intended for Alpine Scrambling Students.Out and Back. Start west of Morrison at Gate 4 of Red Rocks park, and return via the same route. This is steep route with some scrambling at the end of the route (helmet optional, but encouraged if you are unsure). This is not your typical B hike due to steepness and scrambling. We will hike at a moderate brisk pace with minimal stops.

Leader: Cynthia Lehr
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 4, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2000
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Tuesday, 4/30/2019, Ascending Hikes: Square Top Lakes Difficult A

From the South Park trail head hike west on South Park Trail (#600) about 2.5 miles to the upper Square Top Lake. This hike has excellent views of Mt. Bierstadt and beyond. Look for mountain goats and bighorn sheep on ridges and moose and elk in the valley below. Return same way. This entire hike is above treeline.

Leader: John Walters
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 6, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1000
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Wednesday, 5/1/2019, Panorama Pt. 7340ft Bear Creek Trail

see above

Leader: Dorothea Frohner
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 8, Elevation Gain: 1800
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Wednesday, 5/1/2019, Awesome Wednesday Evening (AWE) Hike

Join us for a fun, moderate paced evening social hike.  This time of year conditions vary widely (snowy/icy/muddy trails). I’m thinking of leading to Mallory Cave but still plan on meeting at the carpool location in case I change. Some will bring snacks to share during our break midway. To better track participation, please register ahead of time for this trip but it is  also OK to just show up at the carpool location. Come prepared for any weather with good footwear, rain jacket, headlamp or flashlight.  There will be an optional after-hike food and drink at a nearby restaurant if still feeling sociable!    

Leader: Diana Dear
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 4, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 850
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Thursday, 5/2/2019, Stanley Mountain*

From the parking lot we will cross the highway and climb the ski area to the ridge. Then do a ridge run to Stanley Mountain and return the way we came.  Microspikes are highly recommended and snowshoes are required.  A decision will be made at the trailhead if we will take them. Let me know in advance of any medical problems. Bring the 10 essentials.

Leader: Russell Peterson
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 7, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1788
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Friday, 5/3/2019, Falcon Castle 7,600'

From Morrison, hike up into the foothills to the ruins of the "Western White House" and the Walker Mansion. Loop trails through woods and meadows also can be followed if the group wishes. This is a close-in hike in Jeffco Open Space.

Leader: Dan Kunz
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 7, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1600
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Friday, 5/3/2019, Mtn. Bike Douglas County East West Trail

 Ride the Douglas Co. East West Trail.  This is a favorite Front Range ride.  NO technical skills required.  No rocks or tree roots.  There are flowing, rolling short hills.  This trail is about the width of a neighborhood sidewalk, nice packed dirt.  Beautiful prairie landscape between Highlands Ranch and Cherokee Ranch with great views of the front range.  Birds, flowers, scrub oak.Good parking lot with restrooms.  There is no water available at trailhead nor on trail so bring plenty. We will ride to Griggs Road trailhead for lunch and return.  A panoramic view point along the way gives detailed descriptions of the mountains from Pikes to Longs and everything in between.  Be sure to bring helmet, lunch, bike pump.  This trail can also be ridden on hybrid style bike with wider tires, actual mtn. bike not necessary.  We ride west to east and surprisingly, our gentle uphill is eastbound with a downhill flow back to the west and Chatfield/Platte Valley drainage.

Leader: Janet Martel
Type: Bike, Trail mileage: 18
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Monday, 5/6/2019, Wheeler Lakes*

This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, especially "B difficult" and "C" hikes and Difficult Snowshoes, for our mostly age-50+ constituents. We may sponsor other activities of interest to our members, everything from bike rides to camping. Although we have members, our trips are non-exclusive. We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write the Bobcats at cmcbobcats@gmail.com

Leader: Mark Wolf
Type: Snowshoe, Trail mileage: 5, Elevation Gain: 1450
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Tuesday, 5/7/2019, Boulder Skyline 5 Peak Traverse*

The Boulder Skyline 5 Peak Traverse is a very long, strenous, and beautiful hike in the foothills of Boulder.  The trek is between the base of Mt. Sanitas and the Mesa Trailhead near Eldorado Springs.   We will be doing a car shuttle.Expect to be hiking for up to 12 hours.  6300 feet of elevation gain also means descending those feet.  This is a VERY strenous hike but also FUN!  This is a HIKE not a trail run.  The group will stay together at all times.  I have not yet decided which trailhead we will start at but am leaning towards Mesa as I would like to go up Shadow Canyon early in the day rather than go down it at the end of the day.Here is a good blog post describing what the day may be like.  https://rootsrated.com/stories/tackling-the-five-peak-assault-in-boulder

Leader: Sue Ahlberg
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 17, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 6300
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Tuesday, 5/7/2019, Ascending Hikes: Burning Bear Trail Difficult A

From the trailhead gate, hike northwest across an open meadow for about 200 yards, then across a big bridge over Geneva Creek. At about 20 minutes from the trailhead you come to a fork in the trail, marked by a signpost. Bear left. The first mile is relatively flat. You then leave the meadow and begin climbing through a stand of lodge-pole pine. At about 2.5 miles you come to the remnant of an old log cabin on the left. Above this point the trail steepens in a series of switchbacks to the ridge summit at 3.7 miles. The high point of the trail is marked by a bench on the right made from tree stumps and a log. We will enjoy lunch here, then turn back and return to the trail head.    

Leader: John Walters
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 7.4, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 1230
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Tuesday, 5/7/2019, Bear Creek Park Mtn Bike*

*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, especially “B Difficult” and “C” hikes and Difficult Snowshoes, for our mostly age-50+ constituents.  Although we have members, our trips are non-exclusive.  We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write or call CMC Membership Services at: office@cmc.org or (303) 279-3080.

Leader: Jerry Rowe
Type: Bike, Trail mileage: 12, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 950
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Wednesday, 5/8/2019, Eldorado Canyon to Walker Ranch Loop*

Starting in Eldorado Canyon State Park we'll hike Eldorado Canyon trail to Walker Ranch Loop, follow the loop, and return to where we came. This trip will depend on the weather and group for the entire loop. This is a Bobcat lite trip, a slower pace and group stays together.  If you want to hike fast, this hike is not for you.

Leader: Cheryl Ames
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 15, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 3200
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Wednesday, 5/8/2019, High Line Canal #5 Segment 5

 P.S. The High Line canal starts in Waterton Canyon and meanders through the metro area all the way to DIA. The walk2connect.com is walking the whole 71 miles one segment at the time - 14 of them. Each segment has its own history and views. Check it out if your interested. Also check out the High Line Canal Conservancy and Denver Water.A recommended book: The Thunder Tree: Lessons from an Urban Wildland by Robert Michael Pyle, 1993. 

Leader: Dorothea Frohner
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 5, Pace: Casual, Elevation Gain: 100
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Thursday, 5/9/2019, ski/splitboard James Peak*

Technically, this is an easy ski, with slopes mostly in the sub-25 degree range, but can be made considerably more difficult by weather and snow conditions. James Peak is 13,000' and is not to be taken lighly. Most of the route is above treeline.Bring skis (tele, AT), splitboard, poles, skins, avalanche gear (shovel, beacon, probe). Helmet and goggles recommended, ten essentials, warm weather gear, face protection.Pace will be moderate. Please be able to skin uphill in the 1,000'/hour range, and have BLUE downhill skiing skills.Trip classification, per CMC, is "Advanced II".Willing to consider adding a "co-leader" if someone has the Advanced ski leader rating.

Leader: Jeff Damp
Type: Ski, Trail mileage: 8.5, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2,950'
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Thursday, 5/9/2019, Thursday Afternoon/Evening Rock Climbing Red Rocks Canyon Open Space, Whale's Tail


Leader: Roger Kilcoyne
Type: Rock Climbing
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Thursday, 5/9/2019, Alpine Scrambling Course, Ft Collins Group, Workshop 1

2019 Alpine Scrambling Course (ASC), Fort Collins GroupWorkshop 1 is an evening session of the ASC. To participate you must be registered for the course.The ASC Program consists of two parts:(1) ASC CourseWorkshop 1: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., Location: TBAWorkshop 2: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., Location: TBABasic Skills Session 1: Saturday, May 18, 5 a.m. – 6 p.m., Location: TBABasic Skills Session 2: Saturday, June 1, 5 a.m. - 6 p.m., Location: TBAAlternate Basic Skills Session in case of bad weather: Sunday, May 19 and Sunday, June 2You must be registered for ASC to participate in the workshops, the Basic Skills session, and the Elective Scrambles. To register, see below.(2) Elective ScramblesThroughout the summer, students who successfully complete the course portion have the opportunity to participate on Elective Scrambles. Successful completion of at least three, each progressively more challenging, Elective Scrambles is required for the student to complete the ASC Program.Course objectives* Improve your ability to move more confidently, securely, and efficiently on alpine scrambling terrain.* Improve your ability to manage exposure.You can request a copy of the manual by sending an e-mail to: john.raich@colostate.eduPrerequisitesPrior hiking experience in mountain terrain. One way to judge if you are ready is to review the self-assessment in the NOTES section below. To be ready, you should score a few (2)'s or (3)'s in addition to any (1)'s.Couse fee$100 The course fee is due on the first day of classes on 05/09/2019, payable to 'Colorado Mountain Club'.Refunds: $10 cancellation fee before 05/01/2019, no refund after 05/01/2019.There are no fees for participation in Elective Scrambles.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ALPINE SCRAMBLING COURSE - REGISTRATION FORMPlease review the self-evaluation in the NOTES section. Indicate you best responses in the four categories by writing a number on the appropriate line. Please send the form to John Raich, ASC Director, john.raich@colostate.edu (or by mail to: 1413 Osprey Court, Fort Collins CO 80525).DATE RECIEVED: ______________________________________NAME: ________________________________________________E-MAIL: _______________________________________________PHONE: _______________________________________________ADDRESS: _________________________________________________________________________________________________CMC MEMBERSHIP NUMBER: ____________________________Enter 1, 2, or 3Hiking Ability ______________Climbing Ability ____________Exposure _________________Technical Gear ____________

Leader: John Raich
Type: Scramble, Pace: Moderate
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