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Hike Through History 2022

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2022 Hike Through History Schedule

*All hikes begin at 9:00 AM.*

 

July 14th:         Greenway Trail: Silver Bow to Ramsay – Dori Skukrud

Discover the Greenway Trail and the restoration along this portion of the trail from Silver Bow to Ramsay.

                          Silver Bow Station 

                          (Beginner – Mostly flat terrain, paved)          

            

            July 21st:         Commercial District – with Mary McCormick

Learn about the architecture and history of buildings in Uptown Butte’s commercial district. 

                                        Parking lot at Park and Dakota Streets

                                       (Moderate – Incline on paved streets)

                                    

July 28th:         Stope Books – Tony Roth

                        What is a stope book? Come find out and learn about the underground mine tunnels that exist below Butte’s surface.

                        Foreman’s Park parking lot

(Moderate – Incline on paved streets)

 

August 4th:     Cabbage Patch/1895 Butte Explosion – with Jim McCarthy

                        Visit the surviving remnants of Butte’s forgotten ghetto before continuing down to the warehouse district to learn of the 1895 Kenyon-Connell Explosion. 

Corner of Arizona and Mercury Streets

(Moderate – Incline on paved streets)

 

            August 11th:   Centerville – with John Coles 

Take a walk through one of Butte’s neighborhoods with stories shared by a local.

Parking lot at Mountain Con Hoist House on East Center Street.

                                    (Moderate – Incline on paved streets)

 

            August 18th:   Copper Mountain Sports Complex – with Jon Sesso

Come explore the reclamation work behind one of Butte’s best parks and all that it has to offer! 

Copper Mountain parking lot

(Beginner – Mostly flat terrain, paved)  

 

August 25th:   Thompson Park – with Jocelyn Dodge

Get away from it all without getting too far away! Explore the Milwaukee Road and it’s fun and adventurous route through Thompson Park.

Eagle’s Nest

                                    (Moderate – Incline on dirt)    

 

September 1st: Top of the World to the Lexington – with Pat Cunneen & Mary McCormick

View Butte from this high point of the Summit Valley. Then continue through the landscape to the Lexington Mine. 

Top of the World parking lot

(Moderate – Incline on dirt and paved streets) 

 

September 8th: Cemetery Tour – with Aubrey Jaap & Lindsay Mulcahy 

Come for a haunting walk-through Mount Moriah Cemetery and learn about some of those interned there as well as the symbolism behind their intricate headstones. 

Mount Moriah Cemetery

(Beginner – Mostly flat terrain, paved)

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