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CHANGED Dillon Ice Castles – SAT FEB 15 – 500PM CARPOOL – 730PM ICE CASTLE ENTRY

February 15 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

5PM @ CARPOOL LOT:
Wooly Mammoth Parking Lot, Section BB
18560 US-40, Golden, CO 80401
I-70 Exit 259 – Morrison Rd
https://goo.gl/maps/xXy88z5eEo42

SCHEDULE:
5:00pm – Meet at Wooly Mammoth Lot, Section HH to carpool
5:10pm – Wheels Up for Fraser!
5:32pm – Sunset
6:30pm – Arrive & Find Parking
7:30pm – Start Dillon Ice Castles (TICKET TIME 730pm)
8:30pm – (Estimated) Finish Dillon Ice Castles & Head Home
10:00pm – Return to Carpool Lot

### SOLD OUT FOR THIS DATE & TIME ###
Check comments for available tickets from HWP members.

ABOUT US:
We are a community of queer (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex) and straight hikers, skiers, backpackers and more. We embrace diversity and celebrate our differences. All adventurers of good cheer are welcome!

ABOUT THIS OUTING:
Join Hiking With Pride for an evening exploring the Ice Castles at Dillon!

Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in six cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more.

You can simply walk through, or chose to crawl, climb & slide into unique areas to explore. (Snow pants recommended!)

PHOTOS are from Matt & Terry’s visit in March 2019.

KID FRIENDLY – bring a sled/toboggan rather than a stroller for little ones
~$18 for 4 – 11; Adult rate for 12 & Up.

WEBSITE: https://icecastles.com/colorado
FAQs: http://help.icecastles.com/en/

TICKETS: ### SOLD OUT ###
Pre-purchased tickets required. Recommend purchasing 4 to 7 days in advance.
https://www.showclix.com/event/ice-castles-colorado-2020ZlgkTem
TICKET DATE: SATURDAY FEB 17
TICKET TIME: 7:30pm
(50+ tickets available as of Jan 29 @ 9:15pm)

COSTS:
$22.74 – Pre-purchased Ticket to Ice Castles
If you are 55+ y/o, use code “senior20” for a 15% discount.
~$5 – Gas contribution if carpooling – BRING CASH

CARPOOL LOT:
Wooly Mammoth Parking Lot, Section BB
18560 US-40, Golden, CO 80401
I-70 Exit 259 – Morrison Rd
https://goo.gl/maps/xXy88z5eEo42

Please contribute the transportation cost if you are a passenger.

ICE CASTLES – DILLON TOWN PARK
120 Buffalo St; Dillon, CO 80435
https://goo.gl/maps/ezM1MXxXTbwJJT2m7
NOTE: Do NOT go to the ‘closed’ Silverthorne location in Google Maps.

SCHEDULE (Times Estimated): [NO DINNER STOP]
5:00pm – Meet at Wooly Mammoth Lot, Section HH to carpool
5:10pm – Wheels Up for Fraser!
5:32pm – Sunset
6:30pm – Arrive & Find Parking
7:30pm – Start Dillon Ice Castles (TICKET TIME 730pm)
8:30pm – (Estimated) Finish Dillon Ice Castles & Head Home
10:00pm – Return to Carpool Lot

CLOTHING / EQUIPMENT:
Warm Jacket
Snow pants (recommended) or Pants with Long Underwear
Winter gloves
Winter hat
Warm shirt
Long underwear (top & bottom)
Boots with warm socks

*** NO SMOOTH BOTTOM SHOES OR BOOTS ***
Wear footwear with grippy soles. The floor is covered in crushed ice and snow. No cowboy boots or smooth soled shoes of any type.

FIND FELLOW HIKERS ON THE HWP FACEBOOK (https://www.facebook.com/groups/hikingwithpride/)

NOTE: Some comments & discussion have been removed to make the final details clearer to those who have not followed the discussion.

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/HikingWithPride/events/267421230/

Venue

Wooly Mammoth Park-N-Ride
18560 US-40
Golden, CO 80401 us

Organizer

Hiking With Pride