Time: October 12, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Mountain Chalet, Downtown
Street: 226 N. Tejon St.
City/Town: Colorado Springs
Website or Map: http://www.mtnchalet.com/cale…
Event Type: slideshow, presentation
Organized By: Mountain Chalet
Latest Activity: Sep 8, 2011
Dave Van Manen, founder and director of the award-winning Mountain Park Environmental Center (MPEC) of Beulah, Colorado, completed his Colorado Trail “Backpack for Nature Education” fundraising trek this past August! Come see and hear Dave’s inspiring Colorado Trail story, and how his hike is supporting the important Nature-based education programs of the Mountain Park Environmental Center (www.hikeandlearn.org; www.rangerdavehikes.blogspot.com):
• History of the Colorado Trail
• Slideshow of gorgeous scenery: mountain vistas, wildflowers, Colorado at its best!
• Hiking stories from the trail’s 486 miles!
• Live music by Ranger Dave, performing some of the songs he kept himself company with on the many solo miles of the trek!
Cost: Free, donations to MPEC welcome and appreciated
More info: (719) 632-0732 or (719) 485-4444