Let's do another easier one.
Distance: About 5.5 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: About 1000 feet
Hike Time: About 3 hours plus travel time
Trail Condition: Well maintained.
Hike Type: Balloon Loop.
Where to meet: If coming from The Springs we will carpool from the Safeway at 3275 W. Colorado, otherwise meet at the trailhead.
Directions to Trail Head: In Woodland Park north onto Baldwin St (at the McDonald’s). Head north on Baldwin St, which becomes Rampart Range Rd. After approximately 2 miles, turn left into the trail head parking area (right before you get to the water tanks).
Please bring plenty of drinking water, snacks and/or lunch, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, good hiking shoes or boots and clothing in light layers. You may also want to bring hiking poles, rain gear and bug spray.
Dogs are allowed.