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.
Starting in April : Will meet at Village Inn at 8.00 AM
April Hikes – 2016
April 27th Copter Point – Meet at Village Inn at 8:00 a.m.
Hike Leader: Forrest Borre
Driving Directions: Drive to Forrest Borre’s house (just down the road form Kevin’s house), hikers will need to follow someone that knows the way. Hike starts out easy and finishes with some scrambling as it approaches Copter Point. Lots of good views. This is an out and back, about 2 miles round trip. Following the hike will be an opportunity to work on the club float for the Blossom Parade
May 2016 Hikes
May 4 Newlin Creek Leader: Arlo Dupont
South from Florence on CSH for ca. 4.5 mi. , west on CR 15 ca. 5.5 mi to Florence Mountain Park. Trailhead is on the west side of the park. parking area. Moderate hike with elevation gain to old steam engine.
May 11 Meeting Day at El Alazan
Road cleanup day. Meet at the Rec. District on Reynolds at 8 A.M.
May 18 The Banks Leader: Forrest Borre
Easy hike, about 4 miles round trip. Near Red Canyon Park.
May 25 Five Point Gulch Leader: Arlo Dupont
Moderate 4.5 round trip. Some elevation gain
Directions: Highway 50 west toward Cotopaxi to mile marker 260. Park on South side of road, by bridge. The trail access is beneath the bridge. Travel distance from VI is ca. 22 mi. RT distance of hike: 6 mi.. Elevation gain: 1360 ft. Relative Hike difficulty: 8.6.