Trail Notes

  • Locations: News Published

    Trail Notes: July 22, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV)

    Know-how… hitchhiking seeds

    Many types of plants have specially adapted their seeds to more easily attach to passing animals… humans included! These sneaky hitchhikers can find their way onto your shoes, socks, pants, pets or backpacks. And thenread more →

  • Locations: Columns, News Published

    Trail Notes - July 8, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Trail Knowhow

    Drones or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are fully prohibited from launching, landing or being operated within all designated wilderness areas within the United States. Beyond serving as a source of noise pollution that can disrupt the experiences of otherread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trail Notes - June 24, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Trail Know-how

    Temperatures continue to rise, wind is persistent and precipitation is absent: Garfield, Eagle, Pitkin and Gunnison counties have instituted stage one fire restrictions for all state, federal, private, incorporated and unincorporated lands within their respective areas. Stage one fire restrictions… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    RFOV Trail Notes - June 10, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Special to The Sopris Sun

    Trail Know-how

    Ever walked along a trail and seen rocks lined-up leading right off the edge? Why are those pesky rocks there? Are they installed by mischievous trail crews just to tripread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Trail Notes - May 27, 2021

    By Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

    Trail Tips

    Who goes where? In most situations on multi-use trails, bikers should yield to hikers and all users should yield to horses.

    Recent Trail Work

    May 11 and May 18: Community members ofread more →