Directions to the Thornton PnR: From I-25 and 84th Ave exit 219, head east on 84th Ave to Grant St, turn left on Grant, continue north to park-n-Ride on west side of Grant. Plan on leaving from this park-n-ride at 8:15. Will the first person to arrive here please put your pack on your hood so others can find you. If you plan on meeting at this park-n-ride please put a comment under you RSVP. Thanks.
Directions to the trailhead:
Take 1-25 north to Exit 257B (Highway 34 - Loveland). Take Highway 34 west of Loveland to just past mile marker #88 (4 miles west of the K-Mart). Turn right (north) onto Hidden Valley Drive just east of the old water tank. The trailhead is on your left.
The hike: This is a new hike for us but it's a good one. I did it with the Westmeinester group. It's an out-and-back hike so we can go as far as we want and then turn back. There is one climb on the hike (as far as we went) but it's very short. We'll plan on starting this hike around 9:00 am.
Here is the hike: http://www.larimer.org/parks/bbone.htm.