Fabric tent ban at Aspen-area campground lifted

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Ranger Scott Snelson tells The Aspen Daily News that wildlife officials hadn't heard of any human-bear conflicts since the ban was enacted in the Difficult Campground area in May. Campers had reported several sightings of a black bear in the area.

Forest Service officials say campers should keep unattended food and coolers in a bear box or locked vehicle, and all garbage must be disposed of in trash containers. Food and cooking equipment should be stored in enclosed vehicles when not in use.

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  • by Anonymous on Jun 24, 2012 at 08:30 AM
    Dammit, after i spent all that money to buy my hemp fibered tent just so I could camp by aspen.
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