Denver Foothills

The western side of Denver where the Rocky Mountains climbs out of the plains is a spectacular mountain front. The are numerous easy to access locatilities covering a wide range of topics. A few suggestions for topics/locations are but each trip is matched to your interests

  • Red Rocks – (clastic sedimentology)
  • Golden Thrust and unconformity
  • Hogs Back, Dinosaur Tracks and K-T boundary
  • Gneiss’s and regional metamorphism