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Hunter Creek Wildflower Walk with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Wednesday, June 20

Hunter Creek Wildflower Walk with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Wednesday, June 20 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop and the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) for a morning wildflower walk in the Hunter Creek Valley. Jim Kravitz, ACES Naturalist Programs Director, will co-lead this walk through the montane ecosystem identifying summer wildflowers. This is an easy mid-elevation 4-mile hike. No dogs are allowed. This adult program is appropriate for those 12 years and older who are strong hikers. Minors must be accompanied by a parent. Bring appropriate day [...]

Hunter Creek Wildflower Walk with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Wednesday, June 20 2018-06-13T17:37:10+00:00

Grizzly Creek Caminata Familiar (Family Hike)! Domingo, 24 de Junio

Grizzly Creek Caminata Familiar (Scroll down for English translation) Domingo, 24 de Junio de 2018 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 3 millas de ida y vuelta | Ganancia de elevación de 200 pies Esta caminata está dirigida por guías de habla Español y Inglés. Empaque su mochila y únase a Wilderness Workshop en una caminata familiar por Grizzly Creek Trail, cerca de Glenwood Springs. Esta caminata es apropiada para familias y niños de 10 años en adelante. El sendero   continúa durante varios kilómetros, sin embargo nosotros cubriremos un total de 3 o 4 sobre la parte plana del sendero. El sendero [...]

Grizzly Creek Caminata Familiar (Family Hike)! Domingo, 24 de Junio 2018-06-18T21:54:29+00:00

Photography Workshop with Jon Mullen Saturday, June 23

Photography Workshop with Jon Mullen Sat. June 23, 2018 3:30 p.m. – 9:30 pm Free and open to the public, registration required. Whether you are a beginning, intermediate, or a well-seasoned photographer, this workshop will offer you a chance to sharpen your outdoor photography skills. Lighter on technical detail, this class will focus on how to put yourself in the right place at the right time to capture stunning images. We’ll spend a couple of hours discussing those concepts before heading out for a short evening hike to put your camera and legs to use. Our muse and subject will be [...]

Photography Workshop with Jon Mullen Saturday, June 23 2018-06-05T16:51:45+00:00

Camp Hale and Kokomo Pass Hike, near Vail Sunday, June 24

Camp Hale and Kokomo Pass Hike, near Vail Sun. June 24, 2018 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Free and open to the public, registration required. Hike Kokomo pass above Camp Hale. Camp Hale was the training ground for the famed 10th Mountain Division of ski troopers during WWII. The beautiful high alpine valley was recently proposed by Senator Michael Bennet as a National Historic Landscape because of its historic contribution to the armed forces and to the ski industry in the United States. We will use the Colorado Trail #2109 to reach Kokomo Pass from Camp Hale. The trail begins in [...]

Camp Hale and Kokomo Pass Hike, near Vail Sunday, June 24 2018-06-13T21:43:03+00:00

Hay Park Full Moon Hike, near Carbondale Thursday, June 28th

Hay Park Full Moon Hike, near Carbondale Thurs. June 28, 2018 6:00 p.m – 9:30 pm Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop for one of our favorite hikes of the summer! This short evening hike will venture into Hay Park at the base of Mount Sopris and culminate in a meadow where we'll watch the moon rise over the horizon. Parts of Hay Park are proposed as an addition to the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area. To learn more about the Central Mountains Wilderness Campaign and how you can help click here. Bring a headlamp and be ready to [...]

Hay Park Full Moon Hike, near Carbondale Thursday, June 28th 2018-06-13T21:45:28+00:00

Avalanche Creek – Mindfulness. Meditation. Movement. Saturday, June 30

Avalanche Creek - Mindfulness. Meditation. Movement. with Lindsay Gurley Sat. June 30, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. There are lots of ways to enjoy our public lands. On this special hike, Wilderness Workshop has partnered with Lindsay Gurley, Wilderness Workshop Board Member and founder of Ora Māia to awaken your senses with guided mindfulness, meditation, and movement in Avalanche Creek, a tributary of the Crystal River. Only a dozen or so miles from Carbondale, the Avalanche Creek trail is lush and green with riparian and forest life zones. Gurley will lead our small group [...]

Avalanche Creek – Mindfulness. Meditation. Movement. Saturday, June 30 2018-06-08T18:51:45+00:00

No Name and Bennet Gulch Hike Saturday, July 7

No Name and Bennet Gulch Hike Sat. July 7, 2018 7:30 am – 3:00 pm Free and open to the public, registration required. This hike will journey into the proposed No Name Addition to the Continental Divide Wilderness Proposal, which is adjacent to the SE portion of the Holy Cross Wilderness Area, and has retained a high degree of wilderness quality. The area is an excellent place to experience solitude in a pristine alpine setting. Hiking along Homestake Ridge provides outstanding views of the Sawatch Range. The extensive wet meadows in upper Bennett Gulch are prime examples of subalpine wetlands. This [...]

No Name and Bennet Gulch Hike Saturday, July 7 2018-06-05T15:48:29+00:00

Lime Park Hike, near Meredith Sunday, July 1

Lime Park Hike, near Meredith Sun. July 1, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop to explore the Lime Park area, near the Holy Cross Wilderness Area. Rich with Aspen, Spruce and Fir forests, sandstone karst formations and sinkholes, and surrounded by alpine peaks, the Lime Park area is the site of a recently adopted U.S. Forest Service Vegetation Management Project. Take the day to learn and play with us in this important and scenic wildland. This is a difficult mid-elevation 6-8 mile hike and steep, with 1200 feet elevation gain. [...]

Lime Park Hike, near Meredith Sunday, July 1 2018-06-13T21:51:24+00:00

American Lake Hike, near Aspen Tuesday, July 10

American Lake Hike, near Aspen Tues. July 10, 2018 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop to explore American Lake in the beautiful Castle Creek Valley. This rewarding hike offers it all, Aspen and Spruce Forests, alpine views, and wildflowers galore. The Castle Creek, like the Maroon Creek, is held in a conditional water right to be dammed and Wilderness Workshop is advocating that these rights be abandoned or transferred to a less ecologically sensitive region. On this hike, you'll see for yourself what makes this area so special, learn about the [...]

American Lake Hike, near Aspen Tuesday, July 10 2018-06-08T18:03:05+00:00

Crystal River Valley Field Trip Saturday, July 14

Crystal River Valley Field Trip Saturday, July 14 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Caravan with Wilderness Workshop and explore the Crystal River Valley. With a focus on the corridor from Red Wind point to McClure Pass, this field trip will focus on Wilderness Workshop's conservation efforts in the area including an effort to designate the Crystal River as Wild and Scenic and our wildlife studies that are helping to determine the best alignment for the Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail. This sensitive area is diverse in its plant and animal species, and a crucial [...]

Crystal River Valley Field Trip Saturday, July 14 2018-05-30T22:37:41+00:00