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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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Prepping to Hike the Front Range with Pete Jarvis

Exploring our Front Range is a low cost and addictive habit, and has the side effect of being incredibly good for you. With so much great hiking so close by, it is important to know how and where to begin. Join veteran Longmont hiker and author Pete KJ for an[…]

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Mountainfilm on Tour

Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will soon visit Loveland at the Rialto Theater on February 2, 2019 with films that will explore the themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission:[…]

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Mountainfilm on Tour

Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. The tour will soon visit Loveland at the Rialto Theater on February 2, 2019 with films that will explore the themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission:[…]

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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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Guided Bird Walk

Join us for a morning guided bird walk at River’s Edge Natural Area. Volunteers will help search for and identify resident and migratory birds. We’ll watch for fall migrating species moving south for the winter. Waterfowl, songbirds and raptors are likely. Easy walk on natural-surface trails around the ponds at[…]

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