2001 “On-the-Rocks” Field Trip Schedule

Title: 2001 “On-the-Rocks” Field Trip Schedule

Author: Bill Cole, On-The-Rocks Chair

Publication: The Outcrop, April 2001, p. 5

Another great field season is closing on us fast. Plan to make at least one of these trips. You will enjoy both the geology and the socializing!

May 19 — Florissant Fossil Beds, near Divide, Colorado. Leader: Emmett Evanoff (University of Colorado Museum)

July 14 — West Elk Coal Mine, near Paonia, Colorado. Leader: Wendel Koontz (West Elk Mine). This trip will require an overnight stay in a motel

August 4 — Bicycling Field Trip: 12-mile bike path through the Leadville Mining District. Leader: Chuck Patterson

August 11 — Proterozoic Geology of the Front Range. Leaders: Bruce Bryant and Jack Reed (United States Geologic Survey).

To be announced — Cresson Open Pit Gold Mine, Cripple Creek, Colorado. Leader: Travis Helms.

Geologic Hazards of the Denver Area. Leader: David Noe (Colorado Geologic Survey).

Mark these dates on your calendar. Registration contacts will accompany abstracts in future issues of the Outcrop. For Florissant Fossil Beds and West Elk Coal Mine field trips, contact Bill Cole at 303-789-2750.