Here are a few links to local resources for adventuring in and around the Roaring Fork Valley:

Avalanche Education Courses

Now is the time to start thinking about your knowledge and skill set when it comes to safety in avalanche terrain. Sign up now for an avalanche course! Hone your skills, practice, and stay safe out there!

The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education
Colorado Avalanche Information Center

Local Resources:

Colorado Mountain College - Avalanche Courses

Aspen Alpine Guides - Avalanche Courses

Leave the Boys Behind - Avalanche Courses

Aspen Expeditions - Avalanche Courses

Elk Range Mountain Safety Coalition

Gain the skills and knowledge that you need to be able to have fun and safe adventures in the mountains!  Sign up for a course today!

Conundrum Hot Springs Permitting Info for 2018

Due to overuse issues, permits will be required for Conundrum Hot Springs starting in the spring of 2018.  Reservations for Conundrum Hot Springs will become available for advanced reservations starting on April 18, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. MT. 

Please visit to make your reservation and for more information.

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Aspen - Sopris Ranger District

Carbondale Office:  620 Main St. Carbondale (970) 963-2266

Aspen Office: 806 West Hallam St. Aspen (970) 925-3445

Eagle - Holy Cross Ranger District

Eagle Office: 125 W. 5th St., Eagle (970)328-6388


Emergency Services:


Valley View Hospital:

Glenwood Emergency room. One block east of Grand Ave. at 19th St. 1906 Blake Ave. Glenwood (970)945-6535


Aspen Valley Hospital:    

Hwy 82 to the "round-about". Exit round-about at Castle CreekGo 1/2 mile turn right. 0401 Castle Creek Rd. Aspen  (970) 925-1120  


After Hours Care in Basalt:    

Go south at the main Basalt traffic light on Hwy 82, then left on Cody Lane. 234 E. Cody Lane, Basalt (970)544-1250


Garfield County Sheriff:

(970) 945-0453

Pitkin County Sheriff:


Eagle County Sheriff: