Hiking Director: Arthur Foley – afoley@ret.unca.edu

Hiking is normally scheduled once a week, between 3 and 5 miles in length, with varying degrees of difficulty from easy through strenuous. Besides the schedule in the PPOTHG Newsletter, a reminder with further details is sent out about two days before the hike to all members.

Hiking Guidelines

Scroll down to see photos of some of the fun.  Click on the leading picture to see the rest of the pictures for each event.

Hiking Photos

Tunnel and Skyline Drives 14 Jan 2019

A cool and windy day near Cañon City to check out the tunnels and Skyline Drive with its dinosaur tracks and very narrow roadway along the ridge.

Paint Mines-10 Jan 2019

A nice day to hike with nice folks among the amazing hoodoos of Paint Mines Interpretive Park. Click HERE to see the route.

Dixson Trail Hike-4 Jan 2019

The day was great, but the challenge of the hike (around 16.5 miles round-trip, Elevation gain of nearly 3,100 feet) was rather extreme. The views were superb! 

Ute Valley - 19 Dec 2018

Checking out newer trails within the Ute Valley Open Space was nice, especially with the clear weather.  Click HERE to see the route.

(703) 801-9820 - Terry Pessaro - Membership / Vice President

(719) 576-0483 - Ric Denton - Club operations / President

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