• Up the Valley from Georgetown to Guanella Pass Campground
    Sunday, July 8th to Tuesday, July 10th  •  Leave Boulder 9:00 a.m. Sunday
    TRIP MEETING: Sunday, June 24th • 2-3:00 p.m. • Boulder Public Library, Seeds Cafe 
    We camp near an old wagon trail by the South Fork of Clear Creek, in a high mountain valley between spruce forests & alpine tundra. Elevation:  10,900 feet. Activities: Hike to Silver Dollar Lake, fishing, side trip to historic Georgetown. 

  • Exploring the Red Feather Lakes Area at Dowdy Lake Campground
    Wednesday, July 18th to Friday, July 20th  •  Leave Boulder 9:00 a.m. Wednesday
    TRIP MEETING: Friday, July 6th • 6-7:00 p.m. • REI Boulder on 28th Street, Meeting Room
    Hang out in a unique outdoor playground with great scenery, diverse wildlife, and rustic village shops. Elevation:  8200 feet. Activities: Hiking trails, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing. Side trip to the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya.


Boulder Silent Outdoor Group

ALDA-Boulder welcomes & respects ALL communication modes:
talking, signing, lipreading, writing notes. Our motto is: Whatever Works! 

​Our goals are healthy outdoor adventures & conversations with interesting people.

•  Join our mailing list  
Suggest an activity  
​•  Lead a group event

Space is limited, so reserve your spot NOW! Use the form on our Contact Page, or email or text us.


For Summer 2018, we are hosting a series of Small-Group Camping Trips for deafened people
​& their friends & family. We will be car & tent camping in Colorado's scenic National Forest Service Campgrounds, in locations with short drive-times from Boulder. All campgrounds have restrooms, drinking water, fire grills, picnic tables, & tent bases. We bring healthy meals & snacks & kitchen gear. We'll share trip costs. Each trip is 2 nights of camping & 3 days for activities. Let's Go Camping!

  • Follow the Peak-to-Peak Highway to Peaceful Valley Campground
    Tuesday, June 26th to Thursday, June 28th  •  Leave Boulder 10:00 a.m. Tuesday
    TRIP MEETING: Sunday, June 10th • 2-3:00 p.m. • Boulder Public Library, Flagstaff Room
    We'll be next to Middle St. Vrain Creek in a flat, glacial valley with mixed conifer & aspen forests. Elevation:  8500 feet. Activities: Hiking (Sourdough Trail, Buchanan Pass), mountain biking, horseback riding at Peaceful Valley Ranch

 Need more information? 

 •  Come to the mandatory Trip Meeting before each camping trip.
 •  We can answer questions by email: ALDAboulder@gmail.com

 •  Use the CONTACT page to join our mailing list or learn about our other programs.

 •  Text us at 303-901-7667 with your questions — and your suggestions.

Come to the mandatory Trip Meetings for group planning, information sheets & lists, & carpool info. ​All ages are welcome. Each trip is led by ALDA-Boulder members who are deafened & have years of outdoor leadership experience. Hikers, walkers, & bikers will enjoy exploring the natural areas we visit, with a mix of group events & solo time. Colorado weather can be unpredictable, so bring clothing layers for changing conditions. Bring your sleeping bag & pad, and a tent. Need camping gear? Let us know, we can help out.

  • Up the Poudre River Canyon to Ansel Watrous Campground
    ​Sunday, June 3rd to Tuesday June 5th, 2018  •  Leave Boulder 9:00 a.m. Sunday      

    TRIP MEETING: Sunday, May 20th • 2-3:00 p.m. • Boulder Main Library, Flagstaff Room
    We'll camp on the banks of the Cache la Poudre River — Colorado's first Wild & Scenic River — amid ponderosa pines and surrounded by steep mountains. Elevation: 5824 feet. Activities: hiking, whitewater boating, fishing, day trips. 

ALDA-Boulder  •  ​Association of Late Deafened Adults  •  Boulder, Colorado

Let's Go Outside & Get moving !

Summer 2018 Small-Group Camping Trips

Social & Recreational Events for People with Hearing Loss

  • Camping & Hiking above Peaceful Valley at Camp Dick Campground
    Sunday, August 5th to Tuesday, August 7th  •  Leave Boulder 10:00 a.m. Sunday
    TRIP MEETING: Sunday, July 22nd • 2-3:00 p.m. • Boulder Public Library, Flagstaff Room
    Camp Dick is the site of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp from the 1930s. We'll be camping by Middle St. Vrain Creek in an open glacial; meadow with conifer & aspen trees. Elevation:  8753 feet. Activities: Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing. Side trip to Allenspark & St. Malo.