2021-01-05–PDSCT – Hike Change Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Tuesday Hiking Group
Golden Open Space – North – Golden
Tues, 2021-01-05 @ 8:00 AM


Change Notice Sent By:

Original Hike:

Highlights: Wide-angle views of the Ortiz and Sandia Mountains. Hike in parts of three different arroyos in the Golden Open Space, two with colorful red, yellow, and white walls.

Cautions: Most uphill on return. Bring hiking poles for the steep sections. The new bike trail is steep and narrow, with a dropoff on one side.

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): Marilyn Warrant  
Van Driver(s): Don Meaders  
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 7.1 mi
Min Elevation: 6020 ft
Elevation Change: ft
Total Uphill: 700 ft
Total Downhill: 700 ft
Avg Grade: 5%
Route Type: CCW Loop
Drive Time 1W: 1:15
Drive Distance RT: 70 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:00 AM and leave at 8:15 AM

Sign up/Pay: Call the Palo Duro Senior Center at 505-888-8102 to sign up and reserve a seat. Signup starts 28 days before the day of the hike. If, after making a reservation, you cannot attend the hike please call and cancel so that other hikers can participate. Please be sure to bring your membership card; otherwise, you will be turned away. If you’re on the waitlist, keep calling the center to find out if you can go.

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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