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Cochetopa Dome Hike

June 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Cochetopa Dome Hike

Hike to the top of Cochetopa Dome, a significant mountain to the Ute people. Along the way participants see culturally scarred Ponderosa Pine left from when the Utes still occupied the area as well as possible lithic scatters along the flanks of the Dome. Participants must be able to hike at altitude for 6 to 8 miles round trip through forests without trails with occasional steep rocky inclines. Hikers must be equipped with proper footwear and backpack with warm clothes, rain gear, water, snacks, camera, and other essentials for hiking at high altitudes. Closed-toe hiking shoes only (no sandals allowed. Trekking poles recommended. Cost includes transportation from Western campus to hike site and back along with an organic sack lunch.


Western State Colorado University Extended Studies

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