Aspen City Council on Tuesday approved agreements with five entities that took the municipal government to court in an attempt to block its plans to build dams on Castle and Maroon creeks. The approved agreements stipulate that the city will not build reservoirs in those pristine wilderness areas, and will move its conditional water rights to a yet-to-be determined location. Read Full Article >>
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Linkins Lake Trail Sat. July 21 Help us reconfigure braided, wet and rutted sections of the spectacular Linkin Lakes trail with incredible views of the upper Roaring Fork Valley. This is one of the most popular trails on Independence Pass. It’s steep but short, making it suitable for families. Work up a sweat and jump in an alpine lake to cool off at the end of the day!
Hay Park Fri.-Sun., Aug. 17-19 Join us for two days of trail and restoration work in the Hay Park area and Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. The Hay Park Trail needs some repair work and there are some sections of trail that go into the wilderness that needs to be restored and decommissioned. We’ll provide all the food and trail gear.
Crooked Creek Pass Fri.-Sun., Sept. 7-9 Crooked Creek Pass – Back by popular demand! The Forest Service has removed a series of dams to restore a former high elevation wetland; our crew will car camp (optional) and re-vegetate the area with willows and other native species. This is the third year of this important and well-liked project.