Seniors Outdoors! Schedule

Date & Location Outing description Difficulty info

Sat, Feb 22
9:00 am


RC 9:00 am
PURG 9:30 am

Saturday Snowshoe

At the Rec Center meeting spot, snowshoe participants will divide into moderate and fast paced groups with their own separate leaders and carpools. RSVP to Clark Lagow (clagow@rmi.net) to get last minute changes. Specific details for these Saturday Snowshoe hikes (leader, destination, description, 4WD, etc.) will be e-mailed about 2-3 days in advance. Carpool $3-$8, depending on destination. Dogs OK. This is a backcountry winter outing. SO! recommends that all participants carry appropriate gear (avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe) and educated themselves about avalanche risks, conditions, and safety.

Moderate to Hard 3+ miles 500-2000 ft

Wed, Feb 26
9:30 am


SRP 9:30 am

WW hike
Animas River Trail

Every Wednesday through the winter join Eric to walk the River Trail from Santa Rita Park to Home Depot and back. Participants may turn back earlier or go further, if desired. Enjoy wildlife, river views and walking companions. No RSVP required. Dogs must be on leash per city ordinance. For more information contact Eric Pahlke at 247-1130 or pahlkee@aol.com

About Wednesday Wanderers

Easy
Flat
5-7 miles
Easy Pace

Sat, Feb 29
9:00 am


RC 9:00 am
PURG 9:30 am

Saturday Snowshoe

At the Rec Center meeting spot, snowshoe participants will divide into moderate and fast paced groups with their own separate leaders and carpools. RSVP to Clark Lagow (clagow@rmi.net) to get last minute changes. Specific details for these Saturday Snowshoe hikes (leader, destination, description, 4WD, etc.) will be e-mailed about 2-3 days in advance. Carpool $3-$8, depending on destination. Dogs OK. This is a backcountry winter outing. SO! recommends that all participants carry appropriate gear (avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe) and educated themselves about avalanche risks, conditions, and safety.

Moderate to Hard 3+ miles 500-2000 ft

Tue, Mar 3
8:30 am


RC 8:30 am
Florida/CR 234 Fire Station 8:45

Snowshoe up Vallecito/Fall Ck

We’ll leave from Vallecito Ck TH and follow for short distance before following a social trail to Fall Ck. We’ll generally follow Fall Ck for several miles on the west side of the Vallecito drainage. Very pretty drainage surrounded by impressive mountains. This is a backcountry winter outing. SO! recommends that all participants educate themselves about avalanche risks, conditions, and safety and carry appropriate gear (avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe).

Limit 12. No Dogs. Carpool fee $4.
RSVP Chuck Rancatti 425-231-0930 Chuck.rancatti@gmail.com

Moderate/Hard
7 miles
1700 ft.
Moderate Pace

Wed, Mar 4
9:30 am


SRP 9:30 am

WW hike
Animas River Trail

Every Wednesday through the winter join Eric to walk the River Trail from Santa Rita Park to Home Depot and back. Participants may turn back earlier or go further, if desired. Enjoy wildlife, river views and walking companions. No RSVP required. Dogs must be on leash per city ordinance. For more information contact Eric Pahlke at 247-1130 or pahlkee@aol.com

About Wednesday Wanderers

Easy
Flat
5-7 miles
Easy Pace

Sat, Mar 7


RC 9:00 am
PURG 9:30 am

Saturday Snowshoe

At the Rec Center meeting spot, snowshoe participants will divide into moderate and fast paced groups with their own separate leaders and carpools. RSVP to Clark Lagow (clagow@rmi.net) to get last minute changes. Specific details for these Saturday Snowshoe hikes (leader, destination, description, 4WD, etc.) will be e-mailed about 2-3 days in advance. Carpool $3-$8, depending on destination. Dogs OK. This is a backcountry winter outing. SO! recommends that all participants carry appropriate gear (avalanche beacon, shovel, and probe) and educated themselves about avalanche risks, conditions, and safety.

Moderate to Hard 3+ miles 500-2000 ft

Wed, Mar 11
9:30 am


SRP 9:30 am

WW hike
Animas River Trail

Every Wednesday through the winter join Eric to walk the River Trail from Santa Rita Park to Home Depot and back. Participants may turn back earlier or go further, if desired. Enjoy wildlife, river views and walking companions. No RSVP required. Dogs must be on leash per city ordinance. For more information contact Eric Pahlke at 247-1130 or pahlkee@aol.com

About Wednesday Wanderers

Easy
Flat
5-7 miles
Easy Pace

Outings will meet and depart from the following locations:

  • ACP: Animas City Park for some outings to the north or out Florida Rd. The park (a narrow grassy area) is located on E. 2nd Ave. immediately north of 32nd (just north and east of North City Market). Note that it is on the WEST side of the river, so coming from Main Ave., you do NOT cross the bridge! Meeting area is on 2nd Ave just after turning north off 32nd St.
  • PURG: Purgatory Resort – at entrance, unless otherwise specified
  • RC: Durango Community Recreation Center for overnight trips and most outings to the north. The Rec. Center is located at 2700 Main Ave. Please park in the south lot between Main and the ball fields.
  • SRP: Santa Rita Park for outings to the south or either way on Hwy. 160. The park is located at the intersection of Hwy 160-550 & Santa Rita Drive, 1 mile South of the Doubletree Hotel. We gather behind the Santa Rita Park Sign.
  • TAM: Tamarron – parking lot at Tamarron Resort
  • TC: Trimble Crossing – west side of parking lot at Trimble Crossing in front of the hardware store
  • TH: At the trailhead or other location for some outings

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