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Date Thursday  10/14/2021
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Walker Ranch Loop
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Suzy Allexan
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 7
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 8
Elevation Gain 1737
Driving Distance 20

Location

The trailhead for this hike is located east of Gross Reservoir.  From Denver or Boulder take Hwy 93 to Coal Creek Canyon (72).  Travel up Coal Creek Canyon and make a right on Gross Dam Road.  Just after you cross the train tracks, you'll see the Crescent Meadows trailhead and parking area.   Hike should start around 9am if you are not carpooling from CMC.  

 

 



For more info Contact

Please contact Suzy with any questions
303-330-4750
suzanneallexan@gmail.com


Details

Roundtrip Mileage: 20 miles x $.30/mile = $6.00 charge to be divided by the people in the car.

Crescent Meadows-Walker Ranch Loop is a 8 mile roundtrip hike starting at Crescent Meadow Parking Lot on the road to Gross Reservoir, north off Highway 72(Coal Creek Canyon) It's a moderately difficult hike leading down to the Boulder Creek with around 1,500 feet of elevation gain (roundtrip). Great view of mountains to the west, open mountain meadow dropping down to South Boulder Creek and interconnecting with Boulder County Parks and Open Space’s Walker Ranch Loop Trail.

There will be an optional celebratory stop after the hike for those who are interested.



Notes

The Bobcats’ mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, mostly on weekdays, all year long, for our mostly 50+ constituents. We don’t have dues or elections and we invite ALL CMC members to sign up for any Bobcat trip. You can search the CMC Calendar for Bobcat trips any time by selecting “Bobcats Section” in the CMC Trip Calendar “Section" pull-down menu. We send out a monthly email to our members with all the coming month’s trips, just after those trips are activated. To join our free mailing list and become a member, select the "Bobcats Section" anytime in your Member Profile (Log-in>Members>My Membership>Member Profile).

This trip is open to all CMC members, not just Bobcat members.

 



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