Paint Mines field trip update

Paint Mines

Click here for the basic lowdown on the field trip paying particular attention to the equipment list.

The Tuesday, May 22nd weather forecast for beautiful Calhan calls for a temperature range of 57 to 65 degrees, a 50% chance for afternoon showers, and wind out of the north. It looks to be an ideal day for hiking. That said:

  • slather on sunscreen (about a shot glass full should do it),
  • dress appropriately (in layers and, if handy, bring a rain poncho),
  • bring enough water (about 64 ounces, i.e., 8 ounces per half hour) and
  • trail food in addition to your disposable lunch and drink (examples: granola bars, toaster pastries, cookies, trail mix, dried fruit, Fig Newtons, M&M’s, sunflower seeds, hard candy, crackers, candy bars, or cheese, but absolutely NO PEANUTS or PEANUT BUTTER).

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