Hit the Trail | One

Kids posing on top of Aspen Mountain.

Grab your hiking boots and hit the trail this summer with ACES! Hiking is the perfect way to learn about Aspen's landscape and wilderness. Learn what it takes to adventure on beautiful trails around Aspen! Hone your skills as a hiker by learning the basics of map reading, leave no trace ethics, how to pack a first aid kit, what to carry in your backpack, the importance of a positive attitude when hiking,  =and much more. Plentiful water, enough food, good hiking shoes, and a zest for hiking adventures are a must!

Scholarship & Camp Information

What To Bring:

Pack a backpack with snack, lunch, reusable water bottle, rain jacket, warm layer, change of clothes, sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses. Please remember to label everything. Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes - no open-toe sandals! Optional- closed-toed shoes/sandles for water exploration. Please leave electronics, candy, and toys at home.

How To Get There:

Please walk, bike, bus, or carpool to ACES at Hallam Lake whenever possible! Parking is extremely limited and alternate transportation is fun and saves the planet.

BIKE BOARD CHALLENGE: Fill out a Bike Board Card and add a sticker every time you come to Hallam Lake in something other than your own car. Bike Board participants are entered to win great prizes all summer long including local gift certificates, bike accessories, and more. 

PARKING LOT: Limited parking is available for Hallam Lake visitors only. Please park efficiently. Drop-off overflow parking for Hallam Lake programs is available in the West End (2 hour free parking) with an easy walk down the stairs to the center. We are an IDLE FREE community. 


Wildlife and Hiking


Next Date:

Monday, June 22 - 9:30am to Friday, June 26 - 3:30pm


Non-member price:
Member price:


3rd and 4th

Spots Available:

  • Class maximum: 10
  • Spots available: 1
Register now!