Hike Levels

Geckos – For those new to hiking or just coming back from a long time away or families with small ones.

- Pace – easy (don’t know or care what your pace is!)

- Distance – 2 to 3 miles

- Terrain – mostly flat

- Rest stops – frequent, with lots of fellowship

- Duration – 1 to 2 hours

Prairie Dogs – For the casual hiker and families who desire exercise and are happy to smell the sagebrush while getting it.

- Pace – varying, with some challenge

- Distance – 3 to 4 miles

- Terrain – usually a combination of mostly flat and some elevation variation (depending on location)

- Rest stops –frequent, as needed

- Duration – 2 to 2.5 hours

 

Coyotes – For the experienced hiker in good shape who desires energetic activity and the opportunity to stop and smell the sagebrush only occasionally.

- Pace – brisk though varying as needed, according to elevation gain or loss

- Distance – 4 to 7 miles

- Terrain – some hills

- Rest stops – several, as needed

- Duration – 2 to 3 hours

Roadrunners – For the serious, go-fast hiker who desires the challenge of speed and distance and prefers to race past the sagebrush rather than smell it!

- Pace – very fast and steady, even during elevation gain or loss

- Distance – 7 to 10 miles

- Terrain – the most challenging in the area

- Rest stops – few, if any

- Duration – about 3 hours