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Explore local and extended hiking and other outdoor pursuits.
Discover how the histories of Chautauqua and Open Space Mountain Parks (OSMP) are woven together. We will stop along the way to view historic Chautauqua and OSMP structures and observe where Lyons sandstone was quarried for some of the buildings in Boulder. We'll discuss the amazing flora, fauna and geology of the area. Parts of trail can be rocky. Please wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots and bring water. The hike is about 3 miles round trip with an elevation gain of around 700 feet. Meet at the Chautauqua Dining Hall. No pets, please. Please fill out an adult waiver prior to the hike at Rain date: Mar 25.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM; starting 3/24/2018, ending 3/24/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Chautauqua Dining Hall Location : 
  Chautauqua Dining Hall.

Room :  Dining Hall

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 

Please read: Please note rain date of Mar 25.

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This class has been postponed until our spring term. It will be offered beginning April 3 with a new course description and instructor.  You may contact our new instructor at if you have any questions or need advice on a pressing matter.  Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 8 sessions; starting 2/1/2018, ending 3/22/2018

Tuition: $199.00

Materials Cost: $40.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  C235

Instructor : BVSD Lifelong Learning 

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Join naturalist Suzanne Michot on a hike to discover Mt. Sanitas’ follies, falcons and flakes. Over three rocky miles you will gain about 500 feet and learn some of the history, traditions and geology of one of Boulder’s most interesting parks. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. No pets, please. Rain date: April 17.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM; starting 4/12/2018, ending 4/12/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Centennial Trailhead Location : 
  Centennial Trailhead.

Room :  parking lot near restrooms

Instructor : Suzanne Michot 

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