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Sunday, 10/13/2019, Nepal Training Hike Arestua Hut

4,8 - 5 miles one way, 2,000' - 2500 elevation gain. Up t0 2500 if we head a bit further west for unbelievable views!
 
 Old wagon roads and single track.  High point 11,000 feet.  Adjacent to Indian Peaks Wilderness.
 
 Connects with the natural gas line to Rollins Pass and Frasier.
 
 View Rollins Pass road and Needles Eye Tunnel with additional effort
 
Modest fall colors opportunity.  Historical insights offered.
 
This is a full day, pack plenty of water, food, snacks. Dress for cold weather.
 
Bring your 10 essentials - check your headlamp batteries to be sure they work.
 
Maybe practice wearing your hiking boots.
 
Dogs are welcome

Leader: Carrie Bielen Simon
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 10, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 2500
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Thursday, 10/24/2019, Sunset Hike

Sunset is a magical time! Join us for a fun, moderately-paced social hike, starting in daylight and finishing before pitch-dark. We usually aren't disappointed in the changing light show.  We will stop at a viewpoint and all are invited (but not required) to bring snacks to share.In October, we will look for fall colors while taking advantage of Daylight Savings time for longer hikes.  Conditions can vary (weather and trails) so I will wait to post details until a few days ahead of time.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, and traction devices if trails may be icy.  Option for after-hike food and drink at a nearby restaurant.   

Leader: Rebecca Ruttenberg
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 5, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 750
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Thursday, 10/31/2019, Sunset Halloween Hike

Join us for a fun, moderately paced social Halloween hike to experience goulishly and glorious fall weather and fall colors while we are still on Daylight Savings Time and able to take a 1.5 hour hike.  We will be able to take advantage of Indian Summer and hike up to the Enchanted (whoo-ha-ha) Mesa Trail! 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 AND, if you dare (!), any costume that will not impede your hiking.   Some will bring tasty treats to share during the break, There’s an option for after-hike goodies at a nearby restaurant. Have a happy and haunted Halloween hike with us!

Leader: Diana Dear
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 4, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 750
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Thursday, 11/7/2019, Sunset Hike Rattle Snake Gulch Eldorado State Canyon

Sunset is a magical time! Join us for a fun, moderately-paced social hike, starting in daylight and finishing before pitch-dark. We usually aren't disappointed in the changing light show. In November, we will look for remenants of fall colors while taking advantage of Daylight Savings time for longer hikes. Conditions may vary (weather and trails) Please be prepared.Ten essentials required To better track participation, please register ahead of time for this trip at http://www.cmcboulder.org/Sunset Hike Leashed dogs are welcome

Leader: Carrie Bielen Simon
Type: Hike, Trail mileage: 4.0, Pace: Moderate, Elevation Gain: 958
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