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outdoor recreation

Mt. McConnell
Climb through evergreen forest with fantastic views to the west.
Rating: challenging; mileage: 4-5 miles; lowest elevation: 6460 ft.;
highest elevation: 7960 ft.
5/25

F

8:00 AM -4:00 PM

$31

LESHER'S
GENIUS WEEK

211903-06

WHO

HIKING TRIPS

Students who are motivated, high-achieving,
and/or GT identified students.

Hewlett Gulch
Explore lower Poudre Canyon. See foundations of remaining
homesteads, a narrow canyon with stream crossings, and a meadow.
Rating: moderate; mileage: 5-8 miles; lowest elevation: 5680 ft.;
highest elevation: 6100 ft.
3/7

W

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

WHAT

Non-traditional, creative, and
challenging classes for great kids.
CLASSES HAVE INCLUDED:

Creative Writing
Dissecting
Engineering
Drama
Mock Trial
Debate
App Design
Survival
The Amazing Race

211901-01

Balanced Rock, RMNP
Highlights some of the biggest draws of the Lumpy Ridge. Views of
Estes Park and surrounding mountains lead to a serene pond and a
precariously balanced rock formation. Rating: moderate; mileage 6-8
miles; lowest elevation: 7841 ft.; highest elevation: 8827 ft.
3/15

Th

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

WHEN & WHERE

211901-02

June 4-8, 2018
Lesher Middle School

Ralph Price Reservoir
Located within Button Rock Preserve. The trail system, surrounding
lands, and tributaries provide visitors with good year-round wildlife
viewing opportunities. Rating: easy; mileage: 4-8 miles; lowest
elevation: 6020 ft.; highest elevation 6625 ft.
3/20

Tu

8:00 AM -4:00 PM

$31

211901-03

Lily Mountain, RMNP
Just outside of the eastern boundary, this trail rolls through sparse
forest and large rock formations climbing to a flat, rocky summit
with views of the entire park. Rating: moderate; mileage: 4-6 miles;
lowest elevation: 8684 ft.; highest elevation: 9786 ft.
3/29

Th

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

211901-04

Pawnee Buttes
Experience the wide-open prairie on the hike to East Butte. Rating:
easy; mileage: 5-8 miles; lowest elevation: 6000 ft.; highest
elevation: 7000 ft.
4/4

W

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

211901-05

Grey Rock/Meadows Loop
Stands prominently over the north rim of Poudre Canyon. The Grey
Rock Trail and Grey Rock Meadows Trail form a loop around the
conical formation with a short, yet challenging spur that leads to
the summit. Rating: moderate; mileage: 4-8 miles; lowest elevation:
5630 ft.; highest elevation: 7513 ft.
4/12

Th

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

211901-06

Devils Backbone to Coyote Ridge
Wave through the dramatic rock formations in the foothills known
as the hogback, heading north to Coyote Ridge. Rating: moderate;
mileage: 8-10 miles; lowest elevation: 5100 ft.; highest elevation:
5500 ft.
4/18

W

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

REGISTRATION (HOW)
ONLINE:

Begins February 15th, 2018
(visit les.psdschools.org/gifted-talented)

Eldorado Canyon
View lichen covered canyon walls, ruins, and travel to the Continental
Divide Overlook. Rating: challenging; mileage: 8-10 miles; lowest
elevation: 6000 ft.; highest elevation: 7400 ft.
4/25

W

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

211901-08

North Lone Pine
Hike in mixed forest of lodge pole pine, spruce, fir, and aspen with
views of Red Feather Lakes and South Bald Mountain. Rating:
moderate; mileage: 8-10; lowest elevation: 9400 ft.; highest
elevation: 10720 ft.
5/2

W

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

211901-09

Granite Ridge
Follow an old logging road through lodgepole and ponderosa
pine forest to Molly Lake. Rating: easy; mileage: 4-7 miles; lowest
elevation: 8550 ft.; highest elevation: 8630 ft.
5/10

Th

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

211901-10

Kruger Rock
Located in Hermit Park Open Space, this trail climbs through aspen
and pine with tremendous views over Estes Park and the towering
peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park. Rating: moderate; mileage:
4-6 miles; lowest elevation: 8383 ft.; highest elevation: 9257 ft.
5/16

W

8:00 AM -4:30 PM

$31

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