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Join us for the 2018 Connection Challenge!
TYPE: W&T | PACE: Conversational (2-3 mph) |TERRAIN: Lots of sidewalk, small hills, dirt/pebble trail | DIFFICULTY: Moderate| DISTANCE: Approx. 5 miles
Walk Description: In partnership with the High Line Canal Conservancy, we will walk the entire High Line Canal, one segment at a time, covering most of the 71-mile trail. Check out our overview page here for more information on all of our walking events.
Segment 5 of 14, Miles 15-20| A Long Amble through Littleton, Part 1: On this segment, really start leaving the foothills and approach Horseshoe Park. We’ll start to understand how the current water system in Denver works as we pass McLellen Reservoir. We’ll officially Littleton when we walk under c470. We will finish walking in the Rolling Hills Zone and start the Wooded Village Zone.
Walking Movement Leader: Leslie Brown will lead this interesting segment. You can reach her at 303 859 7097
Meeting Location, Parking, and Planning: Park at Horseshoe Park, 7595 S Elati St, Littleton, CO This parking area is the end of the walk for this segment. We will meet at the end of the segment, park, and then carpool to the beginning of the segment. Please be parked and ready to walk at 8:45 am. We will leave no later than 9:05 to the starting destination. We will walk the segment together. At the end of the walk, we will carpool back to the beginning of the segment to return people to their cars. If you are not comfortable carpooling, please make other arrangements to meet us at the start of the walk and for you to depart the walk. Alternatively, you can take a Lyft. If you use this link and you’re a new Lyft user, you get a credit toward your first ride. If you have questions about how parking/carpooling/transit will work, please contact Leslie.
Bring: At least 2 bottles of water, dinner, appropriate clothing for the weather, sunscreen, hat, and snacks.
-All walkers who complete at least one segment of the Connecting the Canal Event will receive a water bottle from High Line Conservancy. For the walkers who complete all 14 segments of the Connecting the Canal event series according to the official schedule will receive a 71 miles token from the High Line Canal Conservancy.
-We will take breaks along the way as we find shade or welcoming spots.
-Be sure you are packing what you need to be comfortable, quenched, and fed.
-Wear comfortable shoes and clothing, and you may also want to include appropriate outerwear, hats, and gloves to accommodate for the weather.
Cancellation Policy: We only cancel in extreme weather conditions on our path, such as ice, hail, or lightening.
RSVP: Please use the RSVP feature below.
To sign up for additional segments, visit our main page here. Your RSVP is important and will guide our communication about changes, parking, and other details.
This program is a gift to you in partnership with the High Line Canal Conservancy. For more information about the entire trail, see www.highlinecanal.org.
This program is in partnership with the High Line Canal Conservancy. For more information about the entire trail, see www.highlinecanal.org.
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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.
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