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Night hike and picnic to the Mallory Cave - from NCAR (Boulder)

  • National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

    1850 Table Mesa Dr, Boulder, CO (map)

    39.984746 -105.268279

  • Meet in the Parking Lot behind NCAR - I will have a Pink sparkly baseball cap
  • What’s better to do on a Thursday night then hiking/eating/beer. The premise for this hike is going to be an evening adventure up to the scary Mallory Cave!

    Bring your most favorite trail snack and enough to share with the group. We will have a beautiful Picnic on top of the rock or in the cave.

    Required for this Hike:
    • Headlamp/Flashlight – sufficient to see if the night gets dark (especially after sunset) 
    • Water, water, water, water, water 
    • Whistle  -  all about safety

    FAVORITE HIKING SNACK – enough for a group to share - the hiker that brings the favorite snack voted on by the group gets a free beer.


    • Clothing(just kidding) – please make sure to wear something - loin cloth, speedo, tassels  etc., at least.


    My contact information[masked]


    Distance:  Approximately 2.8 Miles

    Hike Description: This is an INTERMEDIATE+ hike.

    The Mallory Cave Trail in Boulder's front range is a short but steep hike to a large cave first discovered, but not recorded, by loggers cutting down trees on Dinosaur Mountain.

    Begin by heading out on the Walter Orr Roberts Trail, an interpretative trail just west of the NCAR parking lot. Head west on this trail for about .6 miles before hitting the Mesa Trail. Turn hard left on to the Mesa Trail and then quickly head up the clearly marked trail to Mallory Cave.

    Apres Hike:

    Walnut Brewery

    Address: 1123 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302

    Additional Description:

    Location: NCAR, between Eldorado Springs and Chautauqua Park


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  • Ryan S. D.

    Sooo....this is still happening, right? ... Cuz I plan on being there

    August 1, 2013

    • Dahlia

      no unfortunately I have not gotten any better.

      August 1, 2013

  • Jay

    With the uncertainty of whether this hike will occur, I unfortunately will be bowing out.

    August 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just got the message there was a spot open but I don't have time to run home for gear and still make it by 7. I'll open it up to someone else...

    August 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is it ok to bring my pup?

    August 1, 2013

  • Russ

    I'm bummed...have an early morning work meeting...

    August 1, 2013

  • Dahlia

    I have not been feeling well the last few days. I am going to rest today but I might have to call off the hike. I will know later this afternoon. I will keep everyone updated on how I am doing. If someone wants to take over the lead just in case let me know.

    August 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hurt my ankle today - have to cancel

    July 31, 2013

  • Richie C.

    Hope I see youse

    July 31, 2013

  • Ryan S. D.

    I can drive some people up from Denver??

    July 30, 2013


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