December 8, 2012 · 10:30 AM
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5.2 miles round trip
Elevation Change: 1343'
Skill Level: Beginner
18301 W. Colfax Ave
Golden, CO 80401
10:15am, start hiking at 10:30am
We can carpool fromColorado Mills (3 miles away) near the Yard House , since that is the apres-hike. If you do not find a carpool from there, meet at the trailhead by 10:15. We will start the hike/spike/snowshoe (depending on the weather), by 10:30am.
AS ALWAYS - IF YOU ARE LOST, OR RUNNING LATE - PLEASE CALL OR TEXT ME -[masked] (If you text me, please identify who you are). If you cannot reach me, leave a message - if I am able to, I will get back to you as soon as possible.
East access is on the northeast corner of the Heritage Square Shopping Center parking lot. (Enter from County Road 93/Heritage Road just before its merger with US Highway 40/W. Colfax Avenue)
Apex Park offers a wide range of scenic and historic features. Its location in the foothills above Golden provides a secluded mountain retreat that is readily accessible to the urbanized area of Jefferson County. The Apex Trail follows Apex Gulch, where a pleasant little stream flows for most of the year.
THE APRES HIKE:
The Yard House - Lakewood (Colorado Mills)
14500 West Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO 80401
I WILL MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS AS THE HIKE GETS CLOSER
*Since it is a late season, prepare for changing weather conditions/ temps - I will post expected conditions as the date gets closer.
*Expect mud and possibly some snowy patches on this hike. A change into more comfortable shoes for the bar is recommended, especially if your boots are not waterproof.