[Grad-postdoc-assn] Let's hike a trail in the Rocky Mountain National Park!

Paula Fisher paulad at ucar.edu
Fri Jan 22 12:40:18 MST 2016


Another option is the "Screw Shoe"

These work really well; I use them all the time on the icy trails.  I have
lots of these hex screws, so let me know if you want to try it.


On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 12:01 PM, Cyrus Abari <abari at ucar.edu> wrote:

> Dear fellow friends and colleagues,
> David, Clay, and I thought we should probably organize a hike in the Rocky
> Mountain national park. One option was to hit a trail with lots of snow so
> we could do some snowshoeing together. Another option is to choose a trail
> that doesn't require snowshoeing and is accessible in hiking boots. The 2nd
> option seems to be a good starting point for us as the first outdoor group
> activity this winter. So, why don't we get together at 10:00 AM on Sunday
> Jan. 31st in front of the main door at the Foothills lab. David and I will
> drive so we can accommodate 8 people (including the drivers). We both have
> passes to the national park; each pass is good for one vehicle. To make
> sure we have enough room for everyone, please follow the link below and let
> us know if you are joining and, especially, if you have access to a car (in
> case we need more cars) just add "(car)" in front of your name.
> http://doodle.com/poll/dw48ztpwha4xamri
> Since the hike will take about 2 hours or so feel free to pack a lunch or
> snacks. If you are interested we can go for a post-hike meal and/or
> (Sunday!) happy hour in Boulder.
> Trail information:
> Deer Mountain trail,
> http://www.rockymountainhikingtrails.com/deer-mountain.htm
> P.S.: It will be a  good idea to bring along a pair of traction cleats,
> such as Yaktrax, in case there are ice patches or packed snow on the trail.
> If you don't have them you can probably buy a pair for 15-20 bucks.
> Cheers,
> David, Clay, Cyrus
> --
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