- Wed, May 23, 2018
- 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Added May 22 2018
We are queer (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex) and straight hikers, skiers, backpackers and more. We embrace diversity and celebrate our differences. All orientations, straight and gay, are welcome as well as all genderidentities and expressions.
TRIP DIFFICULTY: [beginner-fit] PACE: (steady)
ABOUT THIS TRIP:
Come for the challenging terrain, stay for the views. Mount Galbraith Park is a hiker-only destination, boasting nearly five miles of steep, rocky trails that reward the hardy with commanding views of Golden, the plains and the Continental Divide.
WHERE: Mount Galbraith Park
CLOSEST TOWN: Golden, CO
DISTANCE: 4 mile loop, Cedar Gulch Trail to Mount Galbraith Loop
Elevation:Gain 1500 feet
CARPOOL LOT: NONE
post in the comments below to carpool with hikers in your neighborhood
CARPOOL TIME: NONE
TRAILHEAD TIME: 5:30 pm (boots up at 5.45 pm)
ESTIMATED RETURN TO TRAILHEAD: 7.30 pm - 8.00 pm
GEAR: Visit http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice.html for gear recommendations. REI provides checklists by outdoor activity. Ask questions in advance. If you present at the trailhead without proper gear, you'll be asked to join us on a future hike.
FITNESS LEVEL [beginner-fit]
You should be in above average shape and comfortable hiking steep sections.We will stick together, as a group or as subgroups of the larger group, and always communicate with other members of the group. We stop at every trail junction and wait for the group. We avoid hiking alone. We will never leave you behind.
DOGS: Park requires dogs must be leashed.
Directions to Trailhead:
21992 Golden Gate Canyon Road - Golden From State Highway 93, take Golden Gate Canyon Road west approximately 1.5 miles to the parking area and trailhead.
hikes may be changed or canceled due to weather
YOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION (REQUIRED)
If this is your first meetup with Hiking With Pride, RSVP and then complete the short form following the link below. Organizers need to keep your emergency contact's information on file in case of an accident or other emergency.
RETURNING MEMBERS: If your contact information has changed, please email your organizer.
RSVP CODE: You change your mind. No problem. Update your RSVP, including if you are on the wait list, to no at least twelve hours before the event. Otherwise you'll have a no show. After three no shows, you must wait 90 days to participate in the group again.
DISCLAIMER: Your safety is your choice. Part of the fun in a group is learning new things about the outdoors. We share stories, tips and happily share our knowledge of gear and trails with others. Though we care about your well being is true, your personal safety is 100% your responsibility on a trip. The trip organizer provides an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the event together and has no responsibility or liability for the safety of participants.
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