Congress Expedition

Wednesday, October 6

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM MDT
Golden, CO

$60 Donation

Experience the gateway to the Rockies as you choose your own Expedition in Golden, CO.

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Adventure 1: Hike

Tilting Mesa to Mesa Top Loop 
Moderate 
3.2 Miles

Adventure 2: Downtown Golden

Dating back to the early 1850s, this vibrant area offers retail shops, restaurants & more. Golden was a former Gold Rush town at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Tentative Itinerary

1:00 PM Depart Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center
1:40 PM Drop-off for Hike
1:50 PM Drop-off for Downtown Golden
2:00 PM - 4:15 PM Shuttle between Hiking Trail and Downtown Golden
4:15 PM Last Pick-up for Hikers
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM Last Pick-up for Downtown Golden
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Return to Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center

Be Prepared!

Prepare for the hike with the following packing suggestions:

  • Sun protection: sunglasses, sun-protective clothes and sunscreen
  • Quick drying clothes made of synthetic or wool
  • Waterproof and windproof shell
  • Water (Not drinking enough water is a major contributor to altitude sickness)
  • Snacks (Hiking with a lightweight pack can burn about 500 calories an hour)

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