Field Trips

The Conference location takes advantage of the nearby Front Range and San Juan
Mountains Field trip options include single to multi-day routes to see permafrost and
periglacial features as well as large cold regions engineering and infrastructure projects.

We are soliciting ideas and leaders for field trips, contact Tom Douglas to participate.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research
  • Permafrost, hydrogeology, and geomorphology

Vedauwoo hoodoos

  • Geology and soils



Permafrost and infrastructure on Pike’s Peak

Engineering field trips- roads, dams, large infrastructure projects

Rocky Mountain multi-day trip following the NICOP route

Dinosaur National Monument

Colorado River float trip opportunities

Hot springs