Some who attended the hike — which attracted about 20 people — questioned the concept of taking more water from the headwaters of the Colorado River over to thirsty and growing Front Range cities in the face of a climate change-fueled crisis.
• August sets occupancy record for Aspen at 75.8%.
• Upper Roaring Fork streamflow at 60% of average.
• Sept. 8 max air temp was 14.8°F above normal.
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SkiCo officials have taken the position that broader character and use concerns on the backside should not hinder the review of their ski area proposal. County planning staffers disagree.
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