Basalt Mountain Update – it’s nasty up there.

“During a recent trail evaluation, crews encountered over 60 downed trees across a one-mile section of the Mill Creek Trail and hundreds of downed trees across a three-mile section of the Cattle Creek Trail,” Kevin Warner, acting Aspen-Sopris District Ranger, said in a statement

Bottom line: the trails (Mill Creek, Cattle Creek, Upper Basalt Mt Trail) have too many trees down right now for biking. The hazard level is high for anyone working on clearing fallen trees given threat of standing dead trees falling during windy conditions.

RFMBA is working with WRNF on plans to get the trails open spring 2019.

Read the full story in the Glenwood Post Independent