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Upper Westside to Crested Butte

Crested Butte, Colorado

10.92 mi / 2730 ft gain

Backcountry Ski at Snodgrass Mountain

Crested Butte, Colorado

Upper Upper Loop Trail

Crested Butte, Colorado

7.8 mi / 1411 ft gain

Teocalli Ridge Loop Trail

Crested Butte, Colorado

11.17 mi / 2300 ft gain

Strand Hill

Crested Butte, Colorado

9.35 mi / 2057 ft gain

Whetstone Vista Loop

Crested Butte, Colorado

2.77 mi / 456 ft gain

Hike to Meridian Lake

Crested Butte, Colorado

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Snodgrass, Lupine, and Lower Loop

Crested Butte, Colorado

21.03 mi / 2041 ft gain

Lupine, Gunsight Connection and Lower Loop Trail

Crested Butte, Colorado

12.86 mi / 1453 ft gain

Places to stay

Maroon Creek Road

East Maroon Portal Picnic Site

Gunnison County, Colorado

Lodgepole (Taylor River)

Gunnison County, Colorado

Lottis Creek Campground

Aspen, Colorado

Elegant Lodge with Hot Tub: Walk to Highland Lifts

From $809 / night

Gunnison County, Colorado

Lakeview Gunnison

Carbondale, Colorado

Bogan Flats Campground Grp S

Guides and stories

A Weekend Adventure Guide to Crested Butte, Colorado

Holly Mandarich

A Beginner Backpacker's Trek in the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness

Chris Kulakowski

5 Hikes to See Fall Foliage in Aspen

The Outbound Collective

The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Aspen, Colorado

The Outbound Collective

3 Adventures in Aspen with Beautiful Autumn Leaves

The Outbound Collective

Autumn Leaf Peeping below the Maroon Bells

John Lloyd

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