The monthly Meeting of the Canonland Walkers and Hikers is held on 2nd Wednesday at El Alazan Restaurant: 1925 Fremont Dr. Canon City (between Shell gas station and Village Inn restaurant, on the north side of I-50) at 10:30 A.M.
Meeting starting at 11 A.M.
March 29th California Girls Leader: Chris
Notice: Daylight savings starts in April, time to change our start times to 8 A.M. starting in April.
April 2017 Hikes
April 5th & 12th led by Sheryl Denney
April 5th Oil Well Flats
Directions: Field Street to Red Canyon Road 2.2 miles
Red Canyon Road 3.7 miles – right on dirt road. First available right hand turn after crossing 4 Mine Creek. 4 Mile Creek to parking lot.
Hike: 3 miles approximate – Various terrains. Will choose trail depending on road condition.
April 12th Hogbacks Open Space Meeting Day
Hike: Short hike Graneros Trail to Old Skyline Drive
Directions: 9th Street to Washington St. Left – ends at parking lot.
April 19th Dirty Gulch
A moderate to easy hike – Approximately 4 miles
Directions: Take Hwy 50 west to Cotopaxi – turn right on Rt. 12 – stay on 12 to mile marker “6” – trailhead on right – Parking across the street in field.
Great view of the Sangre de Cristo range
Elevation: 8000’ start top out 8300’
April 26th Deer Haven Trail 5828B
Moderate/Easy hike Approximately 4 miles
Directions: Take Hwy 50 west to Rt. 9 Right on 9 to County Road 11. SR11 to 69 (dirt road) Turn right on 69 – Trail marker on right “5828B”. Follow to parking lot.
Elevation: Start at 8200’ top out at 8400”