Saturday, June 18, Hartsel Barite
Limit of 40 participants
Clear to blue to opaque barite crystals
Jim Hooten (Tentative…)
Clear to blue to opaque barite crystals. Fun trip and everyone is guaranteed to leave with a bag full of barite. Easy collecting area.
Bayou Salado Trading Post in Hartsel (West edge of town)
You can get to Hartsel by either taking CO Hwy 24 west from Colorado Springs (approximately 65 miles—plus another 65 from Denver to COSp); or by taking CO Hwy 285 southwest from Denver to Fairplay (approx. 85 miles), then turn south on Hwy 9 just west of Fairplay and go 17 miles south to Hartsel.
We’ll check in with the owners of Bayou Salado, Dave & Lark Harvey, and sign waiver forms, then caravan to collection location a few miles away. Bring lunch, plenty of water, sunscreen and insect spray.
Dist = 105-140 mi. 4WD = Optional Kids = Supervised Tools = D,L Fee = None