Lower Jen Trail Reroute Fact Sheet

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Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: Saturday – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Prince Creek Rd. near Carbondale, Colorado

What to expect
On Colorado Public Lands Day we will be building a new trail in Prince Creek which will serve as a connection to upper trails in the area. Volunteer work will include building new trail and clearing trail corridor.

Please check in at the RFOV table upon arrival. From there, we will split into crews and set off to the work site from the registration area.

Please bring a sack lunch, snacks, and plenty of water. RFOV will provide lite breakfast offerings, dinner, and drinks post project.

Project schedule
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Start Work
Noon Lunch (sack lunch on the trail)
4:00 pm End Work
4:15 pm Dinner (provided)

What to wear
The best advice is to layer your clothing to be ready for cool mornings and evenings and probable hot weather during the day. Be prepared with a hat, sunscreen, and rain gear. Long pants are recommended and sturdy, closed toe shoes are required.

What to bring
• Work/trail shoes
• Work gloves
• Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, etc.
• Rain gear
• Insect repellent
• Water (at least 1/2 gallon)
• Personal snacks
• Lunch

From I-70 & Glenwood Springs (or down-valley of Carbondale)
Follow Colorado HWY 82 east to the junction with CO Hwy 133. Turn right at the light onto 133. Travel 2.8 miles through the roundabout and Carbondale. Turn left onto Prince Creek Road/Co Rd 111. (This turn is 0.6 miles past the last light at the firehouse in Carbondale.) Prince Creek Road is paved for the first 2.6 miles from CO Hwy 133 and then turns to dirt. Follow the dirt road for about 2.5 miles. Parking will be in the horseshoe pull out to your right across from the bottom of Skullbucket trail.

From Aspen (or up-valley of Basalt)
Follow Colorado HWY 82 west past the main Basalt exit (Basalt Ave. and the Valero car wash) for 1.6 miles and turn left onto Sopris Creek Road/Emma Road. Make an immediate left at the T-intersection onto Sopris Creek Road. Travel 1.2 miles to another T-intersection and turn right onto West Sopris Creek Road and continue for about 7 miles (the pavement will turn to dirt). Parking will be in the pull out to your left across from the bottom of Skullbucket trail.

Special notes
• As much as we love pets, they typically make unsafe project participants. To ensure the safety of all pets and volunteers, pets are not permitted on RFOV projects.
• The nature of work is suitable for volunteers 14 years old or older. We request one-on-one adult supervision of any minors attending this project.

RFOV’s Project Partners + Sponsors

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association (RFMBA)
Aspen Forever Buffs Alumni Chapter
Alpine Bank
ANB Bank
Aspen Skiing Co. Environment Foundation
Bank of Colorado
Bristlecone Mountain Sports
KIND snacks
Sopris Realty
Summit Canyon Mountaineering
Ute Mountaineer


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