Outdoor Programs

FCIC organizes monthly outdoor activities provide an active and fun environment for students and community members to enjoy the beauty of Colorado and surrounding states together.  Activities include hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and more!

Devil’s Backbone Hike

Join FCIC on Saturday, April 13 for a hike to Devil’s Backbone. This relatively easy hike will be approximately 5-8 kilometers with about 152 meters elevation gained (but is relatively flat after the initial elevation gain). This hike will have beautiful views and is very scenic.

Date: Saturday, April 13

Meet Time: 8:00 AM at International House (1400 W Elizabeth)

Return time: 3:00 PM (1500) to International House (may come back earlier depending on the weather)

Cost: $10.00 for transport

Required equipment: water bottle, comfortable hiking shoes, lunch or snacks, hat, and sunscreen. Please check the weather and plan to dress accordingly.  

For further information or questions, please contact Mark Oberschmidt at Moberschmidt@gmail.com

Sign-up deadline is Wednesday, April 10 OR when all spots are full.


For further information or questions, please contact Mark Oberschmidt at moberschmidt@gmail.com

2023-2024 Schedule

  • April 13: Devil’s Backbone Hike
  • May 18: Cherokee Park Hike–sign up here
  • June 15: Big South Hike
  • July 27: Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo
  • August 10: Twin Sisters Hike
  • August 24: Eagle’s Nest Hike
  • Past trips:
    • September 16: Vedauwoo Hike
    • October 14: Young Gulch Hike
    • November 18: Towers Hike
    • December 16: Zimmerman Lake Snowshoe
    • January 13: Wild Basin Snowshow
    • February 10: Gould Visitor Center Snowshoe
    • March 3: Learn to Ski/Snowboard trip

To get involved or to find out more information, please contact Steve Fletcher