Before you join this group I would ask you to please read the PAGES which provides information about: WHAT THE GROUP IS ABOUT; DISCLAIMERS; OBTAINING A CORSAR CARD, DESCRIPTION OF HIKING SKILLS, AND THE ESSENTIAL ITEMS YOU NEED TO HIKE WITH THIS GROUP. The Pages Tab is located below the name of the group on the blue space.
This group is for those who would like to learn more about the history of Colorado while hiking, camping and taking weekend roadtrips in areas where historical events happened and live on even today. Our hikes will include hiking into ghost town, cemeteries, mining districts, battlefields, towns and cities which are still prospering today as they were in the 1800’s. Cities and towns such as: Cripple Creek, Central City, Leadville and Victor, Durango and Silverton and of course Telluride where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid held up their first bank!
We will of course have our traditional hiking and camping which will include an array of hikes, with various distances, degree of challenges and elevation gains. Most of the hikes and camping trips will be further into the mountains and away from the cities. Remember you're living in the eighth largest state in the United States but you're able to get from one place to another by just driving over and around a mountain. Besides, isn't the journey a lot more exciting then the destination? The state is connected by highways and freeways so though a destination maybe miles away, it's only just moments away!
I am always open to any suggestion and ideas of where to go in our great state. I’ve lived here all my life and I’m still in awe of the beauty of the state where Katherine Lee Bates wrote her poem, “America the Beautiful” on the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
I hope you will have not only a good time but an educational experience as well.