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August 2019

Teen Backpacking Meeting

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court
Durango, 81301 United States
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Free gear rentals may also be available. Some parents will be needed to help with transportation. Deadline to register is August 4th! There will be a mandatory meeting on August 5th. Contact MK.

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Teen Backpacking Trip for ages 13-17 Number 2

August 7 - August 9

7thAnnual Teen Backpacking Trip #2: August 7, 8, 9 Another fun summer trip for teens! This trip is for all abilities, ages 13 to 17.  The 3 day trip will go along the scenic Bear Creek on the west side of the La Plata Mountains.  Certified interpretive guide MK Gunn will guide the group into the woods with plenty of time for side hikes, ecology lessons, and self-reflection.  Participants will need to carry most of their own provisions and gear…

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Edible Plant Walk with Katrina Blair

August 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

How many plants could you find in the woods to eat? There’s probably a lot more than you would expect! Join Katrina Blair, edible plant expert and co-founder of Turtle Lake Refuge on this popular, fun and informative hike in La Plata Canyon. Pre-registration required. Sponsored by San Juan Mountains Association and San Juan National Forest. Please register by calling SJMA at 970-385-1256 or emailing MK@sjma.org.    

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September 2019

Glacial Geology Hike

September 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Glacial Geology Hike Join MK on a hike at Highland Mary Lakes in Silverton and learn how glaciers shaped the landscape of the San Juan Mountains during the last ice age. Come prepared to spend the day in the mountains –this hike is strenuous! Carpool from Durango at 7 am or meet at the trailhead at 8:30 am. Pre-registration required. Contact MK.

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