• South Table Mountain (map)
  • 16699 Golden Hills Road
  • Golden, CO, 80401
  • United States

April Starlight Navigation Hike

April 8th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm

The North Star has been mankind's natural compass for thousands of years. Enjoy a rigorous night hike while learning how to identify directional markers using the night sky.

On this three hour hike you will learn:

-To find the North Star (Polaris) 
-To identify six different constellations
-To locate three different known stars
-Tricks and tips of the night sky

Wilderness skills including: 

-Leave No Trace Principles
-Wildlife safety
-Five W's of camp selection
-Emergency prevention and survival

During the Starlight Navigation Hike, you will try something new, face the challenge of the night, and laugh with new friends.

Hiking distance: 3 to 5 miles
Difficulty: Intermediate
Cost: Suggested donation of $20 dollars
Location: South Table Mountain
South Table Mountain
16699 Golden Hills Rd
Golden, CO 80401

Suggested Equipment List:

Hiking boots and wool socks
Warm pants
Insulated or down jacket
Beanie and warm gloves
Extra warm layers
Two liters of water
Snacks Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
Small knife Camera

Call or email David with any questions


Take 6th Ave
1.5 mi
Continue onto US-6 W/6th Ave
7.6 mi
Sharp right onto US-40 E/W Colfax Ave (signs for Colfax Avenue/Interstate 70)
0.7 mi
Turn left onto Moss St
0.3 mi
At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto S Golden Rd
0.5 mi
At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Quaker St
0.4 mi
Turn left onto Golden Hills Rd
Destination will be on the right

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