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Winter Geology Hiking Adventure

Winter Geology Hiking Adventure

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

"Dr. Rox" is a geologist with a PhD and 6+ years of experience working in the gold mining industry. She also spent several years leading hikes in the Rocky Mountains with the Colorado Mountain Club, and has wilderness medicine training as a Wilderness First Responder. She loves taking people out into the mountains and teaching them about Colorado's rich and beautiful natural history!
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What we’ll do

We will hike along a snowy trail in Rocky Mountain National Park while I point out many geologic features that would not be obvious to the inexperienced eye! Snowshoes and/or microspikes plus trekking poles are provided if trail conditions are icy. As your geology guide I will teach you all about the geologic features in the rocks, how the landscape was formed, and the geologic history behind the…

What else you should know

Hike is 3.5 miles round trip with 1,000 ft elevation gain. Hike begins at 7,850 ft and ends at 8,850 ft at the lake. Hike difficulty is moderate, with some steep sections.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Water
Outdoor gear
Day Pack, Trekking Poles, Microspikes / Snowshoes

What to bring

Warm clothing in layers
Warm hat
Gloves
Wool socks
Hiking boots
Rain proof jacket
Sunglasses

Where you'll be

We will hike the Gem Lake trail from the Lumpy Ridge Trailhead. This beautiful trail through the wooded foothills of Estes Park has spectacular views of the snowcapped high peaks of the Rockies.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, Nov 5    From 10:00 to 15:00.
€61 per person
8 of 8 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

Hike is 3.5 miles round trip with 1,000 ft elevation gain. Hike begins at 7,850 ft and ends at 8,850 ft at the lake. Hike difficulty is moderate, with some steep sections.
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guided hike
Winter Geology Hiking Adventure
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From €61/person
New experience
From €61/person