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. 

 

WEDNESDAY HIKES

 

 

 

March 15            Voyager            Novice - Intermediate                      Leader:  Chris Talbot
Walking sticks are recommended.
Parking is at Stultz trail on Oak Creek Grade.
This hike is a slow steady ascent into a very pretty canyon.  We will return by the same route.   
 
March22            Stultz       Moderate                Leader:  Chris Talbot
Walking sticks are recommended.
This trail is off Oak Creek Grade.  Follow hike planner to parking.  This will be a steady ascent on a time basis.  We will return on the same route after one hour.
 

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”