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Spruce Mountain Hike
Please join us for what will be the first of two remaining hikes for 2019. The date will be Saturday, Oct 19 and the location will be in the Spruce Mountain Open Space near Larkspur, at 13415 S. Spruce Mountain Road about 1.5 miles north of Palmer Lake.
The hike is a 5.5 mile loop that will take about 3 hours. There is a 500 ft elevation gain, but the hike is categorized as easy to moderate.
Meet at the Woodmen Road Park ‘n’ Ride at 9:30am and carpool from there or meet at the trailhead at 10:00am.
Take I-25 north to Exit 163 at County Line Road
After .1 mile, turn left onto S. County Line Road/E. Palmer Divide Avenue
After 2.6 miles, turn right onto S. Spruce Mountain Road
After 3.5 miles, turn left and trailhead will be on the left
Bring plenty of liquids and snacks, and an extra layer or two as mid-October days can be very brisk, especially in the morning hours. Dogs on leashes will be allowed on this hike.
Geoff Brown will be the hike leader.
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:30 AM until 1:00 PM
Spruce Mountain Open Space
13415 S. Spruce Mountain Road
Registration is recommended