GeoDay Hike


Each year CMU Geosciences hosts a hiking field trip to Ouray, Colorado. All incoming 1st year students are invited! You do not need to be a geology major! 

Sign up! Saturday, August 15, 2020 (starting at 9 AM)

Incoming 1st year students can sign up on a first come, first served basis at a table in the University Center.  Sign-up will close when all slots are full.

Hike! Sunday, August 16, 2020 (8 AM – 5 PM)

Come on this free day hike to meet some new friends, enjoy the mountains, and learn a little about the geology of the San Juan Mountains. 

This fun-filled trip will introduce students to the breathtaking scenery of the San Juan Mountains, the fascinating science of geology, the geology program, and geology faculty & students.

We will meet on the CMU campus, and then drive to Ouray. Free transportation is provided! After the hike, Geosciences faculty and the student Geology Club will host a free picnic lunch!

Students must sign a waiver during sign-up. Students under the age of 18 MUST have the waiver signed by a parent or guardian in advance and should contact one of us for a waiver form:

Dr. Cassandra Fenton,

Dr. Larry Jones,