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Hike the Rainbow Route

June 28, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm


Hike the Rainbow Route

Follow the famous Rainbow Route: Highway 50 from Gunnison over Monarch Pass to Poncha Springs.  Stops include the historic Sargent’s Schoolhouse, Monarch Crest, the historic Maysville School, and the Mountain Spirits Winery. From Poncha Springs, the group returns to Gunnison via Marshall Pass where the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad first entered the Gunnison Country in 1881. This tour covers mining camps, ranching, narrow gauge railroads, skiing and social life. Learn about Parlin, Doyleville, Sargents, White Pine, Monarch, Garfield, Arborville, and Maysville and enjoy Pete Dunda and Polka music. Participants should bring a day pack containing  water, snacks, wind/rain jackets, and sun protection. Cost includes a light breakfast on campus, transportation, and an organic sack lunch.


Western State Colorado University Extended Studies

In order to streamline our calendar we've moved guided mountain bike trips to a separate page on our sister site MTBHome.com. You can view those trips by guide service here.

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