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Historical Hike – Bobcat Ridge

Kitchen/Smith Cabin Hike Enjoy a three-mile hike at the very scenic Bobcat Ridge Open Space and learn about the Kitchen/Smith cabin and other historic structures. Local historian Ken Jessen leads this interesting tour. Transportation provided, meet at the Chilson Recreation Center at 700 E. Fourth St. Age: 16+ Class #353930-1[…]

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Historical Hike – Rocky Mountain National Park

Everyone knows RMNP is full of beauty and iconic images, but what about the history of the area? Local historian Ken Jessen will take you to a number of different sites within the park to show you remnants of long-gone structures and tell stories of the early days. Enjoy 1.5[…]

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Historical Hike – Devil’s Backbone

Enjoy a two-mile hike to the Keyhole and back along the lower trail. The group will stop at multiple places along the trail for short history updates. Local historian Ken Jessen makes the hike enjoyable for all abilities. Transportation provided, meet at the Chilson Recreation Center at 700 E. Fourth[…]

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Historical Hike – Benson Sculpture Garden

Enjoy a one-mile walk around Benson Sculpture Garden and learn about selected works of art with narration and evaluation by participants. Local historian Ken Jessen makes the tour enjoyable for all ages and interests. Drive on your own and meet at the park. Location: Benson Sculpture Garden, 1125 W. 29th[…]

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Winter Backcountry Navigation

Whether you’re skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, or sledding, your knowledge of the winter backcountry is the difference between having a great time in the wintery mountains, and finding yourself in difficult situations. The Backcountry Winter Navigation Course will teach the fundamentals of avoiding dangerous terrain and tricky weather conditions all while[…]

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#OptOutside

We’re following REI’s lead to #OptOutside on Black Friday. We spend far too much time indoors on screens. Instead, let’s get outside! 2 events, 2 signups 8AM Early hike – join the group for a loop around the base of Mariana Butte trail before heading for the summit to take in[…]

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Survive to Thrive: Orienteering Class

Join David Neils from Wild Nature Media (www.wildnaturemedia.com) and leverage a lifetime of backcountry experience, primarily navigating his way off-trail in all seasons and terrain. Learn how to transition from surviving to thriving in the outdoors with confidence. This orienteering class is a great place to start, knowing how to[…]

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Hikes & walks around Loveland, Colorado

It’s easy to get out and enjoy nature in Loveland, Colorado. Whether you’re looking for a hardcore hike or a nice Sunday afternoon stroll, there’s something for everyone. Loveland Recreation Trail System Loveland boasts an 18 mile recreational trail (portions paved) that runs from the west side of town near[…]

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