Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking Group
Gypsum Slot Canyon – Ojito
Thurs, 2020-01-30 @ 8:00 AM
HIKE CHANGE NOTICE
Highlights: Spectacular scenery of brightly colored cliffs and views in all directions. Short trip through a very narrow slot canyon that has been carved through white gypsum deposits.
Cautions: The canyon may be blocked with tumbleweeds or contain several mud holes, so dress appropriately.
Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the actual hike, and download the hike GPS files.
Hike Leader(s): Randy Simons
Van Driver(s): Jacqueline Bryant
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 8.6 mi
Min Elevation: 5514 ft
Elevation Change: ft
Total Uphill: 845 ft
Total Downhill: 845 ft
Avg Grade: 4%
Route Type: Loop
Drive Time 1W: 1:00
Drive Distance RT: 100 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM
Sign up/Pay: Sign up required, call 767-5959. Can sign-up 28 days before scheduled hike. Must Show Current Membership Card before signing Release Form on hike day. Those without their card will be turned away. Please call the center if you need to cancel so others on the wait list can go. There are NO LONGER transportation fees.
Advice: Please review the hike information above. Make a point to check the rating (A, B, C, D or E), distance, elevation gain and total uphill stats and compare them to your hiking abilities. For the safety and enjoyment of all hikers it is important that you only attend hikes within your ability. If you have any questions about the hike, contact the hike leader (see above) before the hike.
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