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Richmond Ridge Trail

Aspen, Colorado

3.8 mi / 469 ft gain

Hike Aspen's Ute Trail

Aspen, Colorado

4.7
2 mi / 1165 ft gain

Ute Rock

Aspen, Colorado

1.6 mi / 1115 ft gain

Hike Grottos Trail

Aspen, Colorado

3.0
1 mi / 300 ft gain

Taylor Lake OHV Trail via Aspen Mountain Summer Road to Richmond Hill Road

Aspen, Colorado

35.2 mi / 7392 ft gain

Aspen Mountain

Aspen, Colorado

8.91 mi / 3297 ft gain

Rio Grande Trail East

Aspen, Colorado

4.7 mi / 249 ft gain

Smuggler Mountain Trail

Aspen, Colorado

14.63 mi / 3074 ft gain

Smuggler Mountain Road

Aspen, Colorado

2.65 mi / 794 ft gain

Places to stay

Elegant Lodge with Hot Tub: Walk to Highland Lifts

Aspen, Colorado

Elegant Lodge with Hot Tub: Walk to Highland Lifts

From $809 / night

East Maroon Portal Picnic Site

Maroon Creek Road

East Maroon Portal Picnic Site

Chapman Campground And Group

Meredith, Colorado

Chapman Campground And Group

Dearhamer Campground

Meredith, Colorado

Dearhamer Campground

Ruedi Marina Campground

Basalt, Colorado

Ruedi Marina Campground

Little Maud Campground

Basalt, Colorado

Little Maud Campground

Guides and stories

5 Hikes to See Fall Foliage in Aspen

5 Hikes to See Fall Foliage in Aspen

The Outbound Collective

The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Aspen, Colorado

The Ultimate Adventure Bucket List for Aspen, Colorado

The Outbound Collective

3 Adventures in Aspen with Beautiful Autumn Leaves

3 Adventures in Aspen with Beautiful Autumn Leaves

The Outbound Collective

Autumn Leaf Peeping below the Maroon Bells

Autumn Leaf Peeping below the Maroon Bells

John Lloyd

The Other Side of Aspen: 6 Amazing Hiking Trails

The Other Side of Aspen: 6 Amazing Hiking Trails

Mike Fennell

The Four Pass Loop (in a day)

The Four Pass Loop (in a day)

Kyle Frost

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