Friends of the Dillon Ranger District events, Aug. 22-26 | SummitDaily.com

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District events, Aug. 22-26

Wednesday, Aug. 23

The Summit Mountain Bikers have laid out an extensive project plan this season. The badly needed reroute of the rutted section of Soda Creek Trail is on the docket and all hands are on deck to cut new, sustainable tread for forthcoming use. Register online and come help out from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Have you ever been curious about different rock formations that speckle our local landscape? Summit County's mountain environment provides a phenomenal place to observe geographical and historical points of interest. Join resident geology expert Joe Newhart for an informative tour of some of the county's most interesting areas during a three-hour tour with five different stops. Register online for this event running 9 a.m. to noon that entails minimal walking by carpooling to locations.

Saturday, Aug. 26

Come help volunteers and staff from the town of Silverthorne give the Salt Lick Trail system some love. Features to be constructed include improved drainage and durability of the well-trekked Placer Trail. The day gets started at 9 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m.

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Saturday, Aug. 26

Peak Yoga, located at 256 Dillon Ridge Rd. in Dillon, puts on a monthly donation-only public class to raise money for local nonprofits. This year, the studio is supporting Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and any money collected at these free classes goes toward helping maintain trails, protecting the environment and enriching and educating the Summit County community.

For more information on FDRD projects and events, visit: fdrd.org, or call 970-262-3449

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