Chad Abraham

Contibuting Editor

An Aspen woman whose family owns property on the backside of Aspen Mountain is suing the Pitkin County commissioners and a neighboring land owner, alleging that officials’ site visit to the area in May violated Colorado’s open-meeting law regarding disclosure.

A Mountain Rescue Aspen volunteer who is helping spearhead an extensive outreach effort to improve backcountry safety this summer said a workshop planned for Saturday will include tutorials on everything from route finding to building a fire.

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