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Mile High Ramblers is a Chapter of Colorado-based Walk2Connect (http://www.Walk2Connect.com (http://www.walk2connect.com/)). We provide free community walking, hiking, and rambling trips in and throughout Boulder County, CO, with a focus on connections to others, to the places we live, and to ourselves.

Find information about all of our upcoming events right here in our Meetup group as well as on the Walk2Connect events calendar ( https://www.walk2connect.com/find_a_walk ), and follow us on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/walk2connect ), Instagram ( https://www.instagram.com/walk2connect/ ), and Twitter ( https://twitter.com/walk2connect ) for photos, stories, related articles, and more.

Interested in leading conversational walks, hikes, or rambles in your own community and throughout Boulder County? Take our online training ( https://www.walk2connect.com/lead ) to become a Walking Movement Leader with Walk2Connect.

Check back often as new walks will be added throughout the year. Have a great idea for a walk? We'd love to hear from you!

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Upcoming events (5)

Postponed for Covid spikes. STSP: Friday Morning Walk - Belmar Park

Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park (formerly Lakewood Heritage Center)

Type: STSP Weekly I Pace: Conversational I Trail: combination of concrete multi-use path and dirt/gravel I Distance: approximately 3 miles. Start your Friday with a morning walk through the natural parkland in and around Belmar Park. IMPORTANT UPDATE: The library is closed during renovations. We need to park at Lakewood Heritage Center to begin the walk through the old village. 801 S Yarrow St. Lakewood, CO 80226. Walk Description: *** Our walk is temporarily suspended until gatheringa ars permitted again in the Denver Metro Area. Be safe and healthy!!*** We will walk in and through Lakewood's Belmar Park, near Belmar Commons and Kountze Lake. This 127-acre natural parkland wraps around Lakewood Heritage Center and the 20th Century Museum and offers walking paths and access to Weir Gulch. The park is left in a self-maintaining natural state with prairie grasses, cattails, purple thistle and willows. We will walk different paths each week, returning to our starting point at the end. Walking movement leaders: This walk is shared by two stellar leaders — Stephanie White and Teri Sewell. Ask Stephanie about the flora and fauna too! Parking: Please park at the Lakewood Heritage Center. Dog Friendly: Please be sure your dog can handle 3 miles and remains leashed on a 6 foot leash. There are baggies at the park. Restrooms: The library is not open at this hour for bathroom breaks. Please use the restroom before joining us. Weather: Please dress in layers appropriate for the expected weather of the day. Water is always a good idea! RSVP: This is a rain-or-shine walk, but it's a good idea to RSVP in case the walk is unexpectedly cancelled. Welcome Waivers: Is this your first time doing this specific walk with Walk2Connect? Please fill out the online Welcome Waiver (http://walk2connect.com/welcomewaiver/)or download, print, sign, and turn in a hard copy. Let's walk! ~ Teri and Stephanie! [Note: for questions, contact Stehanie // [masked] //[masked]]

STSP: City Park Loop Weekly Walk

Park Hill Library

Walk2Connect will now be doing FREE one hour sunrise walks in City Park every Friday leaving from the Park Hill Library on Montview and Dexter. These will be easy, relaxed one-hour loop around the lake at City Park. These trips will have no set program. They exist to provide a fun, easy-going, communal and social on-foot experience to start your day. This is also a great way to meet other 'daily' walking friends nearby. We're hoping to host more and more FREE walking trips like this for many neighborhoods throughout Denver and Colorado. Please get in touch with us if you are interested in leading one in your hood. EXPECT TO MAKE SOME FABULOUS CONNECTIONS! - Mileage:[masked] miles Welcome Waivers: Is this your first time doing this specific walk with Walk2Connect? Please fill out the online Welcome Waiver (http://walk2connect.com/welcomewaiver/)or download, print, sign, and turn in a hard copy. - Difficulty: Easy to Moderate (some small hills). - Terrain: (Urban/Residential) All sidewalks and street. - Schedule & Meeting Location: We will meet at 7:00am on the south steps of the Park Hill Library and we'll talk through Walk2Connect goals, answer any questions and to lightly warm up. We should be done walking no later than 8:10am. You can of course leave early if you need to! - Parking: There will be plenty of parking throughout on Montview. - Cost: FREE! - Dog Friendly! We will be doing a loop going back to our starting location. (Please be sure you are confident he/she can handle 2-3 miles and cooler temps when walking in Fall and Winter and insure that your dog is calm, well behaved and heels well on a leash.) - Weather: We are in the Winter season, so please come prepared with enough layers and/or waterproof gear in case we do run into cooler weather or rain. - Breaks, Restrooms: There will only be no place where we can use the restroom so please plan to use restroom before you leave home. There are porta potties at City Park.. use at your own risk! :) - Walk2Connect is now a full-time business and we're excited about ALL of our walking opportunities. Please sign-up for our emails (http://eepurl.com/h6dus) and check back to our trip schedule on our main website (http://www.walk2connect.com/) for other walking trips on the calendar. You can also follow us on Facebook here. (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Walk2Connect/244053552274279) Consider Bringing: - Comfortable socks & shoes (pref. NON cotton socks!) - Light backpack w/water and snack foods (almonds, bars, fruit) - Gloves, scarf, beanie - Camera (the view from the back steps of the Museum is breathtaking) - Sunglasses & Sunscreen (and hat if you wear them) - Bring many (thinner) layers depending on anticipated temperature and light rain gear just in case. I would avoid big/bulky winter coats as you will warm up once we walk and its way easier to shed/store light clothing. These walks are very informal and give us all unique opportunities to connect with one another, ourselves and our surroundings. Cheers, Stacy Feel free to contact me at if you have any questions at[masked]

ON HOLD through WINTER OF 2020/2021 STSP: Mosey Like Sunday Mornin': Glendale

Hey all you Mosey honeys, We have had to put our Mosey on hold through the winter of 2020/2021. Please keep walking, discovering, and exploring, and I will reach out after the world is under control and we can start Moseying together again. Thanks honey bunnies!!!! Polly TYPE: STSP Weekly | PACE: Conversational | TERRAIN: 50% sidewalk / 50% grass and dirt trail | DISTANCE: Approx. 4 mi | TIME: 2 hours | COST: Free Didn’t you always love having a casual easy-goin’ Sunday morning that included a good old fashioned diner? We’re going to recreate the Sunday stroll with a 4-mile mosey circling through the 5 parks of Glendale, and finishing with a great Sunday brunch at Caitlin’s Diner. Of course the brunch is optional – but I know I’LL always be there! All doggies are welcome – even at Caitlin’s! Yes, doggie’s are welcome on their deck so they’ve welcomed our furry friends. This walk will also be baby stroller friendly. This walk is relaxed, casual, and fun as we explore the parks, pathways – even pancakes — of Glendale! Your Trip Host: Award Winning Author of 3MPH: Adventures of One Woman’s Walk Around the World, Polly Letofsky! Caitlin’s Address: 4379 E. Mississippi Ave, Glendale, CO 80246 (On Mississippi just 2 blocks east of Colorado Blvd.) Parking: There will be plenty of parking in the Caitlin’s parking lot. This walk is super duper duper doggie friendly! We will be doing a loop going back to our starting location. (Please be sure you are confident your dog can handle 3-4 miles and cooler temps when walking in fall and winter and insure that your dog is calm, well behaved and MUST stay leashed. Please be sure to bring baggies.) Welcome Waivers: Please fill out the online “Welcome Waiver” (http://www.walk2connect.com/welcomewaiver) or download, print, sign, and turn in a hard copy if this will be your first Walk2Connect walking experience. Breaks, Restrooms: Until summer officially begins we won’t be passing any restroom, so be sure to use the restroom before you leave home OR before the walk at Caitlin’s. Consider Bringing: – Comfortable socks & shoes (pref. non-cotton socks) – Light backpack with water and snack foods (almonds, bars, fruit) – Gloves, scarf, beanie – Camera – Sunglasses & Sunscreen (and hat if you wear them) – Bring many (thinner) layers depending on anticipated temperature and light rain gear just in case.

STSP: City Park Loop Weekly Walk

Park Hill Library

Walk2Connect will now be doing FREE one hour sunrise walks in City Park every Friday leaving from the Park Hill Library on Montview and Dexter. These will be easy, relaxed one-hour loop around the lake at City Park. These trips will have no set program. They exist to provide a fun, easy-going, communal and social on-foot experience to start your day. This is also a great way to meet other 'daily' walking friends nearby. We're hoping to host more and more FREE walking trips like this for many neighborhoods throughout Denver and Colorado. Please get in touch with us if you are interested in leading one in your hood. EXPECT TO MAKE SOME FABULOUS CONNECTIONS! - Mileage:[masked] miles Welcome Waivers: Is this your first time doing this specific walk with Walk2Connect? Please fill out the online Welcome Waiver (http://walk2connect.com/welcomewaiver/)or download, print, sign, and turn in a hard copy. - Difficulty: Easy to Moderate (some small hills). - Terrain: (Urban/Residential) All sidewalks and street. - Schedule & Meeting Location: We will meet at 7:00am on the south steps of the Park Hill Library and we'll talk through Walk2Connect goals, answer any questions and to lightly warm up. We should be done walking no later than 8:10am. You can of course leave early if you need to! - Parking: There will be plenty of parking throughout on Montview. - Cost: FREE! - Dog Friendly! We will be doing a loop going back to our starting location. (Please be sure you are confident he/she can handle 2-3 miles and cooler temps when walking in Fall and Winter and insure that your dog is calm, well behaved and heels well on a leash.) - Weather: We are in the Winter season, so please come prepared with enough layers and/or waterproof gear in case we do run into cooler weather or rain. - Breaks, Restrooms: There will only be no place where we can use the restroom so please plan to use restroom before you leave home. There are porta potties at City Park.. use at your own risk! :) - Walk2Connect is now a full-time business and we're excited about ALL of our walking opportunities. Please sign-up for our emails (http://eepurl.com/h6dus) and check back to our trip schedule on our main website (http://www.walk2connect.com/) for other walking trips on the calendar. You can also follow us on Facebook here. (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Walk2Connect/244053552274279) Consider Bringing: - Comfortable socks & shoes (pref. NON cotton socks!) - Light backpack w/water and snack foods (almonds, bars, fruit) - Gloves, scarf, beanie - Camera (the view from the back steps of the Museum is breathtaking) - Sunglasses & Sunscreen (and hat if you wear them) - Bring many (thinner) layers depending on anticipated temperature and light rain gear just in case. I would avoid big/bulky winter coats as you will warm up once we walk and its way easier to shed/store light clothing. These walks are very informal and give us all unique opportunities to connect with one another, ourselves and our surroundings. Cheers, Stacy Feel free to contact me at if you have any questions at[masked]

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