Field Trips - Geology Rocks! - Snoquera Falls Loop

Field trip: Geology Rocks!

Field Trips - Geology Rocks! - Snoquera Falls Loop

MORNING FIELD TRIP Join Geologist Lara Linde for a choice of one field trip to learn about the geology of our area.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft


We will be offering this Field Trip Twice on this day - this is the morning field trip

On this loop  you will learn about the different volcanic rocks that make up the falls and the surrounding area.  As we hike we will be paying close attention to the environment which often gives clues to the geologic history.


Snoquera Falls Loop

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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