Hit the Trail | One
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!
What To Bring:
Their own clean masks or face coverings labeled with their names, and a backpack that they can carry themselves filled with:
- Their own snacks, lunch, and filled reusable water bottles.
- A hat, warm layer, change of clothes, extra socks, sunscreen, and rain jacket.
- Optional closed-toed water shoes (Keens or similar). Toys and electronics are to be left at home.
Please remember to label everything. Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes - no open-toed sandals! Optional- closed-toed shoes/sandles for water exploration.
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.