Canine Companions

Wednesdays | May – October, meeting times vary by month

Moderate Wednesday hikes at a leisurely pace, with furry friends welcome — Those unfortunate to not be owned by a dog are also welcome. The group’s meeting times and carpool locations vary over the summer. Contact Howard at brown.howard2@gmail.com to get on their email list. Plan to bring leashes, lunch and good rain gear.

View the 2024 Schedule for Canine Companions

View the 2024 Schedule for Canine Companions

May (9:30 at trailhead)
1 — Old Dillon Reservoir — Sharon Smith — 970-485-2290 thd
8 — Tenderfoot — Elaine Polhemus — 970-389-0379 thd
15 — Dillon Nature Preserve — Simon Lewis — 409-939-7132 thd
22 — Maryland CK — Joe Lanzetta — 860-836-9894 thd
29 — Anglers’ Ranch. — Sandra Grogan — 281-705-9289 thd
other May options:Frisco Overlook, Peninsula, Miners’ Monument, Harrigan, Miners’ Ck Loop, Frey Gulch

June (8:30 to carpool or 9:00 at trailhead)

5 — Prairie Peak — Target
12 – Acorn South Flower Loop — Angela Brand 720-212-7757 Chris Daly 970-389-4989 Target
19 — Mtn Pride (ghost town) — Charlotte Clark — 970-376-5153 Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
26 — Lower Straight Ck –– Deb Gerhard — 850-292-9945 thd
other June options, backups: other ghost town hikes, Keystone Gulch, Gold Run Gulch Loop; Arctic Placer,Ditch Trail/Hunters’ Knob


July (8:00 to carpool or 8:30 at trailhead)
3 — Corral Ck — Joe Lanzetta — 860-836-9894 Frisco Transit
10 — East Arkansas – Elaine Polhemus — 970-389-0379 Frisco Transit
17 — Upper Straight Ck — Kari Kronborg — 970-406-1952 Silverthorne Recycling
24 — Loveland Pass West — Taylor Simpson — 512-799-3786 Silverthorne Recycling
31 — Blue Lakes — Connie Eberhart — 402-301-6806 Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
other July Wilder Gulch

August (8:30 to carpool or 9:00 at trailhead)
7 — Officers’ Gulch – Mary Bell — 330-692-6599 Frisco Transit
14 — Bowman’s Shortcut – Frisco Transit
21 — Porcupine Gulch – Silverthorne Recycling
28 – Mayflower Loop Frisco Transit
other August options: Timberline Lk (Leadville), A-Basin

September (9:00 to carpool)
4 — Sky Chutes (Wheeler Trail from Copper) — Frisco Transit
11 – Mohawk Lakes – Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
18 – Eaglesmere — Connie Eberhart — 402-301-6806 Target
25 – Martin Ck (MInturn) — Mary Bell — 330-692-6599 Frisco Transit
other September options: Upper Salt Lick, your favorite fall-color hike, main Acorn, Rock Creek/Boss Mine —


October (9:30 to carpool)
2 — McCullough Gulch — Mary Bell — 330-692-6599 Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
9 — Little French Gulch — Connie Eberhart — 402-301-6806 Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
16– Lower McCullough — Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
23 – Turks/Sally Barber Frisco Transit/Breck Rec
30 — Ptarmigan Lookout — Mary Bell — 330-692-6599 thd
other October options: May hikes, ghost towns, Peninsula Loop, Miners’ Ck loop