Camp at Thomas Lake and Summit Mt. Sopris

With the Elk Mountain range behind it, It appears to be standing by itself, and has the resemblance of a grand volcano.

191 Saves
~8 miles away

Backpack to Capitol Lake, CO

The route to Capitol Lake is fairly straight forward, but not without its minor hardships.

239 Saves
~14 miles away

Camp on the Backside of Buttermilk Mountain

Park at the Buttermilk Ski Area parking lot and begin your hike up the mountain at the bottom of the Summit Express chair lift. Follow the 4x4 dirt road the entire way up Buttermilk.

98 Saves
~23 miles away

Backpack the Lead King Basin Trail

We began our hike at the beginning of the afternoon after about two-three hours driving up the 14 mile road. The first mile of the trail was mild, turning into an uphill adventure.

47 Saves
~23 miles away

Ski to McNamara Hut

McNamara hut sits in the national forest on the slope of Bald Knob, with easy access to intermediate backcountry skiing and more challenging terrain further away.

94 Saves
~25 miles away

Hike to Crater Lake

The crater lake trail begins at Maroon Lake and quickly breaks off from the scenic trail at .3 miles. Be sure to follow the signs to crater lake, which will be heading higher into the valley.

441 Saves
~25 miles away

Backpack to Snowmass Lake

For the adventurous backpacker looking to get backcountry in central Colorado, the stunning beauty of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness cannot be beat.

239 Saves
~25 miles away

Explore the Maroon Bells & Snowmass Wilderness

The beautiful and iconic Maroon Bells-Snowmass wilderness is home to some of the most amazing scenery and adventures to be had in all of Colorado.

694 Saves
~25 miles away

Backpack the Four Pass Loop in the Maroon Bells

The Four Pass Loop begins at Maroon Lake, famous for its iconic view of the Maroon Bells (Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak), deemed the “most-photographed spot in Colorado.

833 Saves
~25 miles away

Relax at Maroon Lake

The Maroon Bells are known around the world for being some of the most iconic, beautiful mountains in all of the United States. Even if you haven't heard of them, there's a chance you've seen them.

318 Saves
~25 miles away

Explore Hardscrabble Mountain

Depending where you choose to access the Hardscrabble area from, this can be a fairly easy day hike or an overnight camping trip.

79 Saves
~26 miles away

Backpack to Conundrum Hot Springs

After picking up your required overnight permit, start your morning with a coffee in Aspen, then drive out 15 min to the trailhead at the end of Conundrum Creek road.

980 Saves
~27 miles away

Hike Rustler's Gulch

From Crested Butte, continue 6 miles past the town of Gothic to Rustler's Gulch Road. Turn right on the road, cross the East River to get to a small parking area near the river.

56 Saves
~30 miles away

Backpack to Copper Lake

Looking for a wildflower hike, we decided on Copper Lake in the Maroon Bells Wilderness as a place to base camp for 4 nights.

94 Saves
~31 miles away

Backpack Cathedral Lake

Cathedral Lake offers an excellent alternative to escape the crowds that swarm the Maroon Bells area, especially in the peak autumn season.

386 Saves
~33 miles away

Ski Betty Bear to Skinner Hut

Betty Bear and Skinner Huts reside deep in the Colorado backcountry surrounded by thick forests and snowy peaks. Both of these huts offer an opportunity for off-grid leisure and crowd-free skiing.

47 Saves
~34 miles away

Hike Lost Man Loop

This 8.8 mile "loop" is not a true loop and the trail ends 4 miles apart along Independence Pass, so a car shuttle is recommended.

180 Saves
~37 miles away

Scramble the Halo Ridge on Mt. Holy Cross

The Halo Ridge is by no means the easiest route to the summit of Mt. Holy Cross, but it is definitely the most interesting and scenic.

89 Saves
~39 miles away

Hike to Fancy Pass

The Fancy Pass Trail near Red Cliff is an excellent option for those looking to experience hiking in the rugged and pristine conditions of a wilderness area.

117 Saves
~40 miles away

Backpack The Holy Cross Wilderness (via the Missouri Creek Trailhead)

Come check out what the Holy Cross Wilderness has to offer on this this challenging overnight backpacking trip! Over 9 miles and ~2500ft elevation gain, you’ll have the opportunity to discover pictu.

238 Saves
~40 miles away