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Outdoor Briefs

Post IndependentGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

The Sharp Shooter Shoot Out, a two-person scramble, will be held Nov. 9 at Rifle Creek golf course. The event is open to ladies, men and mixed teams. Team fees include green fees and a cart.Tee placement on hills, green pins tucked, small holes.Send entries to Rifle Creek Golf Course, 3004 State Highway 325, Rifle, CO 81650.For more information, call 625-1093.

The Sierra Club will sponsor a short hike to the top of Mt. Medaris in New Castle Sunday, Nov. 16, to provide a birds eye view of the town and a discussion of the challenges of developing smart growth in a mountain community. This trail climbs about 300 feet and is three miles round-trip. It overlooks New Castle and has views of the Grand Hogback, as well as the Garfield Creek wildlife area. Limit is 12.The group will meet at 1 p.m. at Alder Park in Castle Valley Ranch, and the hike will take about two and a half hours.Please contact Mike LaVigne at 274-6313 or e-mail mikmek72@yahoo.com.

Hot Springs Pool employees will lead this tour from the source to the outflow and will discuss water rights, mineral rights and pool history on Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required. Register online at http://www.roaringfork.org/events. For more information, call Roaring Fork Conservancy at 927-1290. Sponsored by Roaring Fork Conservancy and Hot Springs Lodge & Pool.Submissions: Please, feel free to submit any, and I mean any outdoor related activities you want people to know about to jgardner@postindependent.com. Anything a group or individual is looking forward to participating and would like anyone to know about. Send it along.

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