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August 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm $10
Join the Dubois Museum and Matthew Brueseke from Kansas State University to explore the geological record of the northern margin of the Wind River basin, via a trek up the backside of Spring Mountain. Examine igneous and sedimentary rocks, discuss and see evidence of ancient oceans, the making of mountains and more recent volcanic activity and glaciers.
A high-clearance and/or 4-wheel-drive vehicle is recommended to get to the parking area where the trek will leave from. Difficult hiking. Bring bear spray, bug spray, hiking boots, trekking poles, water and lunch.
Advanced registration required. $10. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (307) 455-2284 to reserve a place.