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On The Hill: Back Country Trekking in Marion Gulch

VIDEO: On The Hill takes a break from the well patrolled resort area & gives you a taste of one possible back country escape into Marion Gulch. Just a 15 minute drive West of Carbondale, this easily accessible trail puts you in touch with nature without a lot of risk. What a great workout in a beautiful place!

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ASPEN SKI COMPANY OFFICIAL REPORT: 0″ in the past 24 hours, 3″ in 48 hours and 3″ in the last 7 days. High of 34°, low of 19°.

ASPEN TIMES FIELD REPORT: Marion Gulch is an easy trail that will get your heart and your breathing pumping! Pretty, quiet, not a lot of people, you can bring your dogs, disturbed only by the occasional snowmobile passing. It’s a short drive West from Carbondale and is a really great place to get in touch with nature without a lot of the risk that comes with some back country travel.

LIFT LINE STATUS: No lIft = no lift line!

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SNOWCAST: NOAA.com is reporting:

  • Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Tuesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday: A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

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