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Camino en Colorado: Golden to Denver {18-20 Miles}

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

$30

Type: LD | Pace: Conversational/Exploratory | Terrain: Sidewalk, road, some steep hiking trail, gravel path | Distance: 18-20 Miles! | Cost: $30

Greetings! We have a one-of-a-kind fun, historical and reflective 18-20 mile walking experience to and from downtown Golden, Colorado to downtown, Denver ~ all in one day! We will move through open space, suburban, and urban environments with plenty of shade and snack breaks. There will be reflective, historical, and pedestrian mobility storytelling with safe and comfortable walking trip facilitation the whole way through. We will take the West Rail back to Golden after our walk.

These ‘Camino en Colorado’ long-distance walking experiences are inspired by the 490 pilgrim/walking path that moves along Northern Spain. People have been walking “the Camino” since the 9th Century. Learn more about the Camino de Santiago by visiting the American Pilgrims on the Camino website. These 1-3 day Colorado walking excursions embed a variety of practices and intentions around moving through places, spaces, and land by foot while also being encouraged and prompted to go inward. You will also build one of a kind friendships and connections that can only be found by moving alongside one another and sharing meals together. While these routes have a very different historical and spiritual nature in comparison to the Camino de Santiago in Spain, the opportunity to create similar practice in our own community, city, and state can be profound.

When: Saturday, May 20 ~ 8:00AM – 8:00PM

Trip Capacity: 20

Costs:
Life@3MPH Champions save 10%, so be sure to use your promotion code! Not a Champion? Check it out here

Full Trip: $30 [does not include rail fare]
Refunds & Cancellation Policy: if you cancel before May 10, you can get a FULL refund ~ if you cancel between May 10 and May 17, you can get a PARTIAL refund ~ there is NO refund if you cancel between May 17 and May 20

What you get for your ticket:

  • Snacks provided by leaders
  • Route information, history, storytelling
  • Reflection programming (guidance, optional meditation/centering time, prompts)
  • Your contribution also helps support the Walk2Connect Cooperative, which hosts 40-50 free community walks every week!
  • Expenses also go towards supporting our leaders who scout the route multiple times, connect with partners along the route, research important points of interest and try their very best to provide you with a memorable walking experience.

Meals: There will be snacks provided throughout the day. All meals are on your own. We will walk through a variety of areas to have meals at local restaurants or you may of course plan to bring your own food.

Rail Fare: Please plan to have $4 with you for a rail ticket for our trip back to Golden from Denver.

Additional notes:
– We will carpool from Jeffco Station and start from downtown Golden (Higher Grounds Coffee House)
– This is not a dog-friendly walk
– We will send a more detailed planning email 3-4 days before the event

Safety and Being Prepared:
This is an advanced walking experience due to its length. It is highly encouraged that you have confidence in your ability to walk this length. Please have appropriate shoes, clothing, and supports for this kind of walking experience. Please reach out if you have questions.

Payment:
– Credit/Debit Card: You can use the ticket feature below by selecting the number of tickets you would like and then move through your cart.
– Check: You can email or call Jonathon, jonathon (at) walk2connect.com, 303.908.0076 and then mail a check: Walk2Connect Cooperative, 3355 Hudson St. #7226 Denver, CO 80207 (Make check out to Walk2Connect Cooperative)

Details

Date:
May 20
Time:
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$30
Event Category:

Organizer

Jonathon Stalls
Phone:
3039080076
Email:
jonathon@walk2connect.com

Venue

Jeffco Government Center Station
Golden, CO 80401 United States + Google Map

Types of Walking Trips:

Same Time, Same Place [STSP]: Free weekly or monthly community-based walks.
Walk & Talk [W&T]: Free walks with themes or topics.
Program [PRGM]: Outcome-directed walks that may include: hosted stops, program partners. Fee-based.
Special Events [EVENT]: Private walking events.

Long Distance [LD]: Half day, Full day, or Multi-day walking experiences. Fee-based.
Walking Movement Leaders [WML]: Walking Movement Leader Training and events.
Champion and Partner Events [3MPH]