East Creek Poetry Hike, with Alya Howe, near Redstone
Sunday, July 15
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public, registration required.

Join Wilderness Workshop on a fun and creative poetry hike that heads out from near Redstone and alongside one of the beautiful tributaries of the Crystal River, the East Creek. Lush riparian areas, meadows, forests define this glorious landscape.  With the guidance of Alya Howe, (the founder of Under Alya’s Umbrella, a performing arts organization which curates poetry, storytelling and Salon’s in the R.F.V.) we will hunter-gather words and phrases of what we see and experience; cross-pollinate and create short poems that we hope you will want to share.

We will also discuss the history Wilderness Workshop’s work in the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness Area, our current work to protect the Crystal River from dams, and our 2017 study to identify critical wildlife habitat within the Crystal River Valley.
  • Moderate hike: 4-5 miles total. Some steep sections, but relatively tame.
  • No dogs are allowed.
  • This adult program is appropriate for those 16 years and older who are strong hikers. Minors must be accompanied by a parent.
  • Bring appropriate day hike equipment including water, snacks, and lunch. Suggested Day Hike Gear List
  • Participants should carry their own personal first aid kit.

This free hike is sponsored by Alpine Bank, The Thrift Shop of Aspen, City of Aspen, The Aspen Times, and True Nature Healing Arts.

Leader: Brandon Jones
Location: Redstone, CO

Contact for further info:
Brandon Jones