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Weekday Wednesday Hike & Potluck Picnic @ Betasso Preserve! (6.5 Mile Moderate)
Let's enjoy a 6. 5 Mile Moderate weekday hike Betasso Preserve as Bikes prohibited Wednesdays. We will hike trails that include trees with shade and open spaces with views of beautiful valleys and meadows. After the hike we can share a potluck picnic at the covered picnic shelter. This hike is limited to 25 people due to park group size regulations, please do not RSVP unless you will be attending. The organizers of this event are not professional guides and you are wholly responsible for your own safety. You consent to personal responsibility with your YES RSVP. Please dress for hiking for the weather for the day with proper shoes-boots, traction devices if muddy, support gear such as poles, clothing layers, hats, sunscreen, energy snacks and plenty of water. TRAIL INFO: Canyon Loop is 3.3 miles – Moderate/Difficult Loop Link is 0.8 miles – Moderate Benjamin Loop is 2.4 miles – Moderate Elevation 848' Ascent -849' Descent 5% Avg Grade (3°) 14% Max Grade (8°) 6,582' High 6,176' Low https://www.hikingproject.com/trail/7001019/betasso-preserve https://www.bouldercounty.org/open-space/parks-and-trails/betasso-preserve/ PARKING AT TRAINLHEAD AND CARPOOLING INFO: Parking: 46-car spots in three parking lots Carpooling: Suggest meeting by 8:30am at Boulder Courthouse Public Parking Lot located at the SE corner of Canyon and 6th in Boulder. Carpool from there and remember to bring your gear and picnic items. PICNIC INFO: A 50-person group shelter located near trailhead as are Restrooms. Pack your food in a cooler in your vehicle as we will group at the picnic table area after the hike to eat. 3.2% Beer is allowed in the park, cans not bottles. Trash bags, cups, paper towels, plates and utensils welcomed! WHAT TO BRING TO SHARE: If your last name start with... • A-G: Appetizer OR Snack (Chips-Dip, Tortillas-Salsa type things) • G- L: Main or Side Dish of Choice • M-R: Dessert • S-Z: Beverages Please post in comments what you will be sharing! See you there!

Betasso Preserve WEST TRAILHEAD

377 Betasso Rd. · Boulder, CO

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