2023-05-31–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking Group
Continental Divide Trail FR193 South Short – Mount Taylor
Wed, 2023-05-31 @ 8:15 AM

Highlights: Hike through forest of magnificent ponderosa pines. The ridge overlook provides beautiful views of the mountains and the vastness of the forest.

Cautions: Poles helpful but not necessary for those who do not use them. There are game trails and old trails in this area. Always look for cairns and/or CDT tree markers sometimes 200 feet up trail.

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): Connie Dennison  
Van Driver(s): Michele Worm  
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 6.3 mi
Min Elevation: 8460 ft
Elevation Change: 584 ft
Total Uphill: 917 ft
Total Downhill: 917 ft
Avg Grade: 4%
Route Type: InOut
Travel Time 1W: 1:45
Travel Distance RT: 197 mi
Times: We will meet at 8:15 AM and leave at 8:30 AM

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