JULY 11, 2015
Repair is needed on the Beartracks trail tread 1.5 miles north of Cub Creek trail jct. Blowdown of a large tree has ripped out the trail with its root wad, along with 6-8 smaller trees, has made the trail impassable by horses.
JULY 18, 2015
Setting up at the Camp Rock Campground, we'll repair flood damage to the Bear Creek bridge and address drainage issues at the beginning of Beaver Meadows. We'll gather back at the trailhead for a catered All Hands lunch after.
July 24, 2015
Blowdown needs clearing from Meridian jct. to Lost Creek jct. (~15-20 trees), and ~100 trees on upper mile of trail still needs to be cutout to provide loop hike (Lost Creek/Cub Creek/Indian Creek) and to provide access to blowdown west of Lost Creek on Cub Creek for Rocky Mountain Youth Corp.
The Mt. Evans Wilderness descends from it's 14,264' peak through apline tundra and confirous forests and lakes. The closest Wilderness area to any metropolitan area, Mt Evans Wilderness offers an extraordinary escape from the Denver area. | View Trails
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The 2015 FOMELC Spring Training in Shawnee proved to be another great Friends' event! We were happy to welcome several new members and further expand the training opportunities in the Experiential Hike. Can't wait to get started on another event filled season!