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Windy Ridge Archaeology and Geology Hike

  • 925 Weiss Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO, 80487
  • Overview

    Windy Ridge Archaeology and Geology Hike will be led by experts who will take you on a journey through time learning about the Windy Ridge area, how it was formed, and why it's such a unique place historically. Meet at the USFS Office at 8:30 am dressed for current and future weather. Pack plenty of water, lunch, snacks, warm layers and a rain jacket!


    The Windy Ridge Archeology and Geology Hike will be a moderate hike (about 5 miles round trip) with an educational focus so feel free to bring a notebook and pen along with your smiles, enthusiasm, and curiosity! 

    Important details:

    • Meeting Time: 8:30 am (the group will carpool, we plan to be back to the office by 3 pm)

    • Meeting Location: US Forest Service Office (925 Weiss Drive) 

    • Transportation: You are responsible for your own transportation
    • Cost: $30

    • What to wear: Dress for the weather (current and future) and dress in layers! You'll most likely want long pants/sleeves to protect yourself from the sun, dirt, and things that might make you itchy (mosquitos, etc.). Avoid cotton when you’re able and go with a synthetic material or wool.

    • Also remember to wear sturdy hiking shoes, good socks, a cool sun hat, and sunscreen!

    • What to bring in your day pack: 2 Water bottles (2 liters or more), snacks, lunch, sunscreen, extra layers (long sleeve shirt, fleece) and also bring your waterproof jacket!

    For more information and to register, click HERE

    If you have additional questions please email or call the office at (970) 871-9151

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