October 03, 2020

Ruts Up With the Elk Nature Walk

October 03, 2020 Hiking • 2515 Tunnel Rd Estes ParkCO  80511 View Map Organized by YMCA of the Rockies
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About this event

October 03, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Saturday
Co-Ed

Hiking

2515 Tunnel Rd Estes ParkCO  80511
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Description

We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Saturday, October 3, 2020.

Miles Rt Grade Elev. Gain High Point Terrain Drive Time
3 G 400 8400 F None
Hike with us in hopes of seeing some elk, perhaps bugling and battling with their antlers. Learn about their behavior from our local elk expert. Even if we don't see any elk, we will enjoy a beautiful autumn hike!

Bring at least one liter of water, snacks and lunch, rain gear, an extra layer of clothes, hat and gloves, sunscreen, sunglasses and hiking boots. Bring a Rocky Mountain National Park pass or money to contribute to the park entrance fee.
Hike Difficulty
A = Most Difficult
B = Challenging
C = Harder
D = Hard
E = More Moderate
F = Moderate
G = Easy
H = Easiest

To meet the prerequisite for A-D hikes, you must have completed without difficulty a YMCA of the Rockies (Hikemaster-lead) hike of no more than two grades lower within two weeks before the hike. This means a C hike is the prerequisite for an A hike; a D hike is a prerequisite for B hike; an E hike is a prerequisite for a C hike, and an F hike meets the requirements for a D hike.

Hikes graded A-D must have three guests, and hikes graded E-H must have two guests to go. This is for safety reasons. Hikes will be canceled if too few guests sign up.

A variety of circumstances may change the schedule of this hike. It is imperative that all hikers check in at the Mountain Center hiking desk (Base Camp) no later than 5 pm the day before the hike. Please bring your Y lodge room number or cabin name at that time.

Skills

A Hikes
B Hikes
C Hikes
D Hikes
E Hikes
F Hikes

Location

Boone Family Mountain Center

Instructor

Roy Powell

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