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Hike in Bear Country

Wednesday, October 23

SRP 9:00 am

Back by popular demand, this is a special hike led by Erin Bohm, Bear Smart Educator from Bear Smart Durango. She will lead the group through bear habitat in the Lightner Creek area, through meadows, forests and down into a steep ravine. The hike is all off-trail, mostly bushwhacking through dense oak brush. We will learn about bears in the wild, how to hike in bear country and human-bear conflict while looking for signs of bears Poles will be very helpful for the steep ravine descent.
Carpool $2. Limit 18. EVERYONE must RSVP due to limit. NO dogs.
RSVP Sue Croom (772) 713-1114 sueacroom@aol.com Co-leader Lee Umscheid (480) 717-1110 leeumscheid1@aol.com

WEH: Lower Hermosa Trail

Wednesday, October 23

RC 9:00 am

The well defined trail remains at approximately the same elevation with some ups and downs and crosses several side streams that are typically dry or flowing slightly. This is an in-and-out trail. Carpool $2. Dogs kept under control OK. Contact Lydine Hannula 970-426-9684

SO Board Meeting

Thursday, October 24, 5:30 pm

The quarterly SO Board meeting will be held at Gail Davidsons house. RSVP gaildavidson1@gmail.com

Saturday Classic Hike: New Mexico Arches

Saturday, October 26 SRP 9:00 am

A short hike and scramble in northern New Mexico to the beautiful Anasazi Arch in Cox Canyon, the unique Octopus Arch in Dirt Canyon, and a few other real or imposter arches along the way. The distances are not far, but there is some bushwhacking and ledge scrambling.
No limit, agile dogs OK. 4WD/HC is helpful but not necessary. Carpool $5.
RSVP leader Harding Cure at hardingcure@gmail.com or 970-382-8286.

Hike Prater Ridge Trail

Monday, October 28 SRP 8:00 am

This hike is in Mesa Verde National Park and begins on the west end of Morefield Campground. The trail ascends Prater Ridge and follows a loop around the top of the ridge, returning the same route after hiking the loop. Changes in elevation and vegetation along with views of the surrounding area are highlights of this trail. Hiking will be at a moderate pace. There will be an option to hike the short Knife Edge Trail about a 1.5 mile round trip.
Limit. 15. No dogs due to drop off ledges and park rules. Carpool $8 RSVP Nancy Federico 259-1949 or fortfed@gmail.com

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