May 23, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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Easy 6 mile roundtrip trail with around 650 feet of elevation gain follows the South St. Vrain Creek through lodgepole pine, spruce, fir and aspen. Named for Ceran St. Vrain (1802 - 1870), a fur trader, politician and settler who established several trading posts and military forts along this creek and the South Platte River. The trail begins over a long bridge with good up and down-stream views.
Optional Lunch/Refreshment after the hike at Walnut Brewery located at 1123 Walnut Street in Boulder, Phone[masked]-1345.
Carpooling: Meet at 8:30am at the dirt parking lot located northeast of Hwy 93 and Hwy 170 (road to Eldorado Springs) where we'll form some carpools. From Boulder, meet us at the trailhead at 9am.
Directions to the Trailhead: From Boulder drive 5.5 miles north on Highway 36, turn west onto Left Hand Canyon Drive. About five miles up Left Hand Canyon, follow the right fork to Jamestown. Go through Jamestown, continuing over the top of the hill and past the end of the pavement. Ceran St. Vrain Trailhead lies about one-half mile beyond the end of the pavement, a quarter-mile up Riverside Drive, on the north side of James Canyon Drive.
See you there!
Important Note: This is a participate at your own risk event!
Life is risky. I am not a professional guide. By signing up for this hike you acknowledge that you are solely responsible for your own safety.