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Megafires and Their Effect on Thru-Hiking 11-17-2022

"As the fires worsen, we have to wonder the unthinkable: Thru-hiking in the western US might not be viable in the long term. " -Maggie Slepian (Backpacker Magazine)Slepian, M. (2021, July 14). Can ... Learn More >

Stewardship Ambassador Training 06-02-2022

Join Headwaters Trails Alliance for our first Stewardship Ambassador Training of the season. Come learn about this successful program and how you can become an Ambassador of Grand County! ... Learn More >

Trail Filter Features - What Are They and What is the Purpose? 04-13-2022

“A trail filter, sometimes referred to as a gateway or qualifier, is a high-skill-level, low-consequence obstacle that demonstrates the difficulty of the upcoming trail or trail feature.” -Matt ... Learn More >

Expanding Recreation and Wildlife Impacts: Where do we Draw the Line? 04-06-2022

“(That’s) why wildlife disappears. What takes courage, conviction and forward-thinking vision is consciously choosing not to blaze a trail out of respect for animals that have limited home ... Learn More >

Bike Crashes are on the Rise and E-Bikes are Partly to Blame 03-31-2022

"Pitkin County Open Space and Trails rangers have reported 110 bike and e-bike crashes on OST properties since 2016. Twenty-six of those involved e-bikes, according to an analysis by Aspen ... Learn More >

Increased Trail Congestion Largely Due to Locals, Not Visitors 03-30-2022

"In 2020, permanent trail counters were installed and the data collected shows that use by residents has increased while visitation from nonlocals has decreased, according to Matt Wagoner, Basin Rec ... Learn More >