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July 30, 2014
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Help need for restoration work in Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness

The Colorado Mountain Club and U.S. Forest Service are seeking volunteers to help complete restoration work in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness on Aug. 16 and 17.

As part of a backpacking trip, volunteers will work to rehabilitate camping areas in sensitive riparian habitats along the Four Pass Loop trail.

Colorado Mountain Club will provide food, group camping gear and project leadership. No stewardship experience is necessary, but participants should be prepared to backpack 3.5 miles to the project and campsite.

Participants can register at or contact The project is supported by funding from the National Forest Foundation.

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The Aspen Times Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:37PM Published Jul 31, 2014 12:58PM Copyright 2014 The Aspen Times. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.