The Wilderness Workshop unveils summer hike schedule |

The Wilderness Workshop unveils summer hike schedule

The Wilderness Workshop has announced its 2013 summer hike schedule, which this year will focus on the Thompson Divide and proposed wilderness areas.

The free series kicks off with a hike into Thompson Divide via the Perham Creek Trail on Saturday and a birding hike into the Hay Park proposed wilderness addition at the base of Mount Sopris on Sunday.

All told, there will be 20 outings, most of them on Saturdays or Sundays. The series includes backcountry destinations throughout the Roaring Fork and Eagle valleys, along with a few in Summit County. There’s a full-moon hike on Aug. 20 and an overnight camping trip to end the series on Sept. 28 and 29.

The full hike schedule is available at http://www.wilderness All hikes are free, but participants must register in advance either online or by calling the Wilderness Workshop at 970-963-3977.

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