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Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley

by Warren Ohlrich

  • 148 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Who Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colorado,
  • Aspen (Colo.),
  • Cross-Country,
  • Guides,
  • Skiing,
  • Snowshoes and snowshoeing,
  • Travel,
  • Winter Sports,
  • Aspen Region,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Roaring Fork Valley,
  • Cross-country skiing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8683442M
    ISBN 10188242610X
    ISBN 109781882426102
    OCLC/WorldCa40674779

    It’s a rare year that downvalley residents such as myself have the opportunity to cross-country without driving up to Aspen. While I grew up downhill skiing, when I moved to the Roaring Fork Valley, I decided to get serious about Nordic pursuits. For the uninitiated, “the umbrella term for any type of skiing that isn’t downhill, aka. AAG has been around since and their guides are some of the most knowledgeable in the Roaring Fork Valley. They can guide you in just about anything you want to do; hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, snow-showing, cross country skiing, backcountry skiing, mountain biking, backpacking, hut trips, avalanche safety courses, wilderness.

      A lesson may help you make the most of your cross-country ski experience. Where to Snowshoe & Cross-Country Ski in Colorado. Nordic Centers Many of Colorado’s ski areas and resorts have designated areas for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, which are a great way to get started on a well-marked and maintained network of trails. One Day Base Camp- Aspen HS Trails. Wednesdays: January 6 to March 9. One Day Base Camp is a fun, learn-to-ski cross country programs geared towards children ages The emphasis will be on fostering a love for the sport and enjoying winter in the Roaring Fork Valley.

    Rent a fat bike and cruise the Roaring Fork Valley's fat-tire friendly trails and paths, like the Aspen Fat Bike Loop and the mile Rio Grande Trail that connects Aspen and Basalt. If you’d like to explore the Aspen area's 60 miles of cross-country trail visit the Aspen Nordic Center, at the Aspen Golf Course. Here you can learn more. Backcountry skiing routes for central Colorado, Aspen, Carbondale, Independence, Basalt and Fryingpan Due to the financial issues of publishing a small demand book that required frequent updating, Dawson's Guide went out of print a few years ago. with the Roaring Fork Valley forming the northern border, and the Ohio Creek Drainage.


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Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley by Warren Ohlrich Download PDF EPUB FB2

This guidebook for Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley details the opportunities for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in and around the towns of Aspen, Ashcroft, Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale, Redstone, and Glenwood : Warren Ohlrich.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are one of the few uses permitted on its flat, open meadows close to the Roaring Fork River. Please stay on marked trails and respect the wildlife. Note: grooming on this trail is scheduled on an as-needed basis only so as to minimize impact.

Cross-Country Skiing in the Roaring Fork Valley. Cross-country skiing is available beyond Aspen Snowmass. Popular trails in the Roaring Fork Valley include the Rio Grande trail which follows along the banks of the Roaring Fork River.

The Spring Gulch trail system is located outside of Carbondale and features more than 21 kilometers of cross. The Aspen/Snowmass Nordic Council is an advisory board made up of volunteers whose mission is to advocate for and oversee a seamless high-quality Nordic skiing experience and trail platform connected to, and within, the community centers of the Roaring Fork Valley.

90km of FREE cross country ski and snowshoe trails between Aspen, Snowmass and. You can also rate and review each trail. To find something more specific, use our search tool to find trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, uphilling, and much more.

For more information on nordic centers and groomed nordic trails in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley. Enjoy one of the largest free groomed cross-country ski systems in North America. The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System boasts more than 60 miles of free cross-country ski and snowshoe trails that connect the communities of Aspen, Snowmass and Basalt.

Trails are varied in terrain for beginners to experts. Beautiful vistas, great exercise and outdoor fun for the whole family.

The Snowmass Cross Country Center is located on the Snowmass Golf Course, surrounded by 10 kilometers of trails for skate skiing, classic cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.

Further trails lead from the Snowmass Cross Country Center to Snowmass Mountain and all the way to to Aspen. 60 miles of free cross country ski and snowshoe trails between Aspen, Snowmass, and Basalt Colorado.

Trails. Grooming Report; 90 km of FREE cross country ski and snowshoe trails between Aspen, Snowmass, and Basalt. News: Roaring Fork Club Trails. 2/ 3/6. Trail 10 - Aspen Golf Course. 3/ 3/ Trail 20 - Moore Trail. Learn about wildlife in winter, tracking, mountain ecology, Aspen history, avalanches, and winter habitats.

Every day at 10 am and 1 pm. Meet guide at the top of Aspen Mountain, in front of the gondola. Snowshoe tours begin on December Purchase tickets at any lift ticket office. The Aspen Golf Course Pro Shop transforms into the Aspen Cross Country Center in the winter.

The Aspen Golf Course Trails are a perfect spot for beginners or just a casual snowshoeing trek. The Bernese Boulevard Trail is designated dog friendly and the entire golf course extends as part of the Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System.

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Aspen Book This ski book is an excellent guide covering winter trails near Aspen, Colorado. By Warren Ohlrich. pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. There are a variety of trails that are snowshoe and cross-country friendly throughout Winter Park & Fraser.

We encourage you to stop by the Winter Park Information Center and pick up a Guest Guide, or view some of our recommended cross-country ski and snowshoe trails on: County R Granby, Take in the breathtaking scenery, and pack your favorite lunch as you ski from one town to another.

Thanks to the Pitkin County Open Space and Trails Program’s voter-approved funding as well as the community-supported cross country skiing from the Roaring Fork Valley, the Aspen Snowmass Nordic Trail System is one the country’s largest free. I agree with Skarvan, and fortunately, Pitkin County, Colorado has over 60 miles of free cross-country/snowshoe trails to suit all levels (some of dog-friendly, too).The Aspen Nordic Center is a convenient place to rent gear and get details on the three free Nordic trail systems/centers in the Roaring Fork Valley: Snowmass, Aspen, and Spring Gulch.

The newest addition to Warren Ohlrich's collection of hiking books, Winter Trails, highlights cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking in the Roaring Fork Valley. This winter trails guide lists and describes the many possibilities for both locals and visitors to enjoy the beauty of the area and to find routes for workouts or for getting away from the : Warren Ohlrich.

Snowmass Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Center – Aspen Cross Country Center – Ashcroft Ski Touring – 10th Mountain Trail Association – Spring Gulch – in Carbondale, CO. This minute, three-mile (5 km) loop is a popular section of the Aspen Nordic Center’s free 60 miles of cross-country trails that run through Aspen, Snowmass and Basalt.

Located around the Aspen High School and Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, this challenging black-diamond rated trail offer both classic cross-country (XC) and skate. The Roaring Fork Valley stretches from Glenwood Springs in the northwest end to Aspen on the southeast end and is surrounded by the White River National Forest.

Aspen encompasses square miles on a relatively flat valley floor, and is surrounded on 3 sides by Aspen Mountain, Smuggler Mountain and Red Mountain. Aspen and Glenwood Springs are connected via the Rio Grande Trail, a mostly paved trail meandering along the Roaring Fork River.

We recommend starting in Aspen so the mile ride to Glenwood is mostly downhill. North Fork Valley. The North Fork Valley is comprised of the towns Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford. Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley by Warren Ohlrich Paperback This guidebook for Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley details the opportunities for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in and around the towns of Aspen, Ashcroft, Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale, Redstone, and Glenwood Springs.

Summary. Aspen’s famed High which climbs over foot Independence Pass, closes for the winter months and provides Nordic skiers and snowshoers with an excellent opportunity enjoy the majestic, snow peaks that bookend the Roaring Fork Valley. What's happening Around Aspen & Snowmass?

This is your one resource that has it all – dining, announcements, seasonal activities, cultural, entertainment, and more. Around Aspen strives to provide the most up-to-date information to enhance everyone’s experience here in the Roaring Fork Valley.It gets no better than cross country skiing in Aspen.

The trail system dates back to the early s when locals decided to link the resort and county managed trails into one, contiguous unit.

Thus, the Aspen-Snowmass Nordic Council was born and the kick-and-glide set has reveled in 90 km of well-groomed interconnected trails ever since.