Aspen Things to Do

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    Mid-Mountain, March 2013
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    Base of Highlands, March 2013
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  • 1. Maroon Bells

    These are the most visited and photographed mountains in Colorado, perhaps even in the entire US. The prisine waters of Maroon Lake reflect the mountains behind them, to create a classic view....

  • 2. Snowmass Mountain

    The largest of the four ski mountains in Aspen, Snowmass has some excellent skiing. It also has the longest vertical drop: 1,343, metres from its highest peak...

  • 3. Historic Centre of Aspen

    The centre of Aspen feels like a real American town, rather than a ski resort, because of the efforts made by the city to preserve its original character. After...

  • 4. Aspen "Gucci" Mountain

    Referred to by some as "Gucci" Mountain, the Aspen Mountain ski resort is one of four in the Aspen-Snowmass area. It is directly above the town of Aspen and is...

  • 5. Aspen Highlands Mountain

    I had one of the best ski experiences of my life in Aspen Highlands in late March 2013. The reason was that it was empty, with plenty of fresh deep powder! The...

  • 6. Buttermilk Mountain

    The smallest of the four ski areas in Aspen-Snowmass, Buttermilk is intended mainly for beginners and snowboarders. Those were two reasons for me not to bother...

  • 7. Aspen's Darkside

    A walking tour full of stories of Ghosts, Murder & all of Aspen's dirty little secrets. I've lived in Aspen for awhile and found it a great thing to do when...

  • 8. Hike to Crestted Butte

    As the crow flies, Crestted Butte is located 12 miles from Aspen. It's about a 3 1/2 hour drive - 110 miles. The hike over East Maroon Pass is spectacular and...


    We had a fascinating look at how the movers and shakers of the world live and play in Aspen, We saw beautiful homes of Movie Stars, Television Stars, Sports...

  • 10. Life Styles Of The Rich And Famous Tour

    This was a fascinating look at how the movers and shakers of the world live and play in Aspen, What beautiful homes of Movie Stars, Television Stars, Sports...

  • 11. The view from the top

    Walking the final steps up a high pass is no less exciting than reaching the summit of a giant peak. Views open up in all directions; rows of snow capped...

  • 12. Snowmass creek

    The lower few miles of the Snowmass Creek trail have been described as a "piece of cake". I'm not sure that I'd agree, but, then again, when you're hiking in...

  • 13. Maroon Creek Road

    The road to the base of the Maroon Bells is beautiful, with lots of opportunities to stop and take pictures. Artists stop along the route and try to catch the...

  • 14. The Ghost Town - Ashcroft

    Come all ye Irish gentlemen, a story I would tellOf St. Tim’s church at Ashcroftand all that there befell.Since snows did fall and streams run down from lofty...

  • 15. Electric Pass/Cathedral Lake

    At 13,500 ft, it is considered CO's highest trail-accessible pass. The hike begins along the Cathedral Lake trail and the first 3.2 miles experiences a 2, 000...

  • 16. Aspen Mountain

    On the edge of downtown Aspen is the Silver Queen Gondola. It takes you up to the summit of Aspen Mountain, for a panoramic view of the beautiful Elk Mountains...

  • 17. Lost Man Lake

    From the trailhead, its a 6 mile hike to Lost Man Lake. The total elevation gain is 2,000 feet. Lost Man Lake is situated at an elevation of 12, 450 ft

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