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Geology Van Tours

July 30 @ 10:00 am

$40

Travel through time without a time machine! On your van tour, you will explore the beautiful landscapes around Crested Butte while learning about the last 2 billion years of Earth’s history. The area around Crested Butte is geologically fascinating, featuring some of the most diverse geology and distinctive landscapes in the entire state of Colorado. Geology van tours will visit different locations each time, based on weather, access, and participant interests. You won’t want to miss this unique tour! Your tour guide Dr. Amy Ellwein, has been studying geology in the area since the early 1990 Each van tour includes several stops with some light hiking to examine rock outcrops or assemble at viewing locations. Light hiking will occur along gravel roads and dirt paths. Please consider bringing a small day pack, drinking water, snack, sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, rain jacket, and sturdy footwear. Journals, cameras, and binoculars are also encouraged. Tours are for adults – and for kids age 8 and over accompanied by an adult.

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Date:
July 30
Time:
10:00 am
Cost:
$40
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Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

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