Fact Sheet for Mascotte Trail Project on June 2nd

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Fact Sheet

Mascotte Trail Project – Saturday, June 2, 2018

Date:  June 2, 2018 – National Trails Day

Time:  Saturday – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Location:  Mascotte Trail in Aspen, Colorado

What to expect

On National Trails Day we will be maintaining the popular Mascotte Trail in Aspen. Volunteer work will consist of building water diversion structures and clearing the trail surface of debris.


Please check in at the RFOV table upon arrival. From the Smuggler Mountain Trailhead parking area, walk up Smuggler Mountain Road about 0.2 miles to the RFOV table. 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

Long pants are recommended and sturdy, closed toe shoes are required. 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.

 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 down-valley of Aspen

Follow Colorado HWY 82 East towards Aspen. Continue through the roundabout and onto Main Street in Aspen. Turn left on Neale Ave. In 0.1 miles take the second right onto King St. At the fork, turn left onto Park Circle. In 300 ft turn right onto Smuggler Mountain Road. Park at the Smuggler Mountain Trailhead parking area. Travel by foot 0.2 miles up Smuggler Mountain Road. The RFOV tent will be on your right. Please register upon arrival.

 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 12 years old or older. We request one-on-one adult supervision of any minors attending this project.

RFOV’s Project Partners + Sponsors

  • City of Aspen
  • Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association (RFMBA)
  • Alpine Bank
  • ANB Bank
  • Aspen Skiing Co. Environment Foundation
  • Bank of Colorado
  • Bristlecone Mountain Sports
  • KIND snacks
  • Patagonia
  • Sopris Realty
  • Summit Canyon Mountaineering
  • Treadz
  • Ute Mountaineer


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