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    Top Spots in and near Pitkin County

    • Breckenridge, Colorado

      MTB Boreas Pass

      Boreas Pass is a scenic route that lies between Como (north of Fairplay on Hwy 285) and Breckenridge. It is 21 miles of low maintenance, rough gravel road that follows the Continental Divide and summits at 11,481 feet. Other than the altitude, the ride is not difficult, as the grade is not steep ...
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    • Breckenridge, Colorado

      B&B to Reiling Dredge to Minnie Mine

      4.0
      2.84 mi / 436 ft gain
      B&B to Reiling Dredge to Minnie Mine is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Breckenridge, Colorado.
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    • Frisco, Colorado

      Frisco to Vail through Hike

      5.0
      13.55 mi / 3430 ft gain
      Starting at the Meadow Creek Trail head just off the turn off to Frisco this hike connects the stunning Eccles Pass and Gore Creek trails.Passing over Eccles Pass (11,917') and Red Buffalo Pass (11,742') this spectacular hike passes through dense forest, serene lakes and bubbling creeks.The Vail ...
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    • Frisco, Colorado

      Hike to Eccles Pass

      10 mi / 3000 ft gain
      Starting at just over 9,000ft the Meadow Creek trail follows the path of the similarly named Meadow Creek. Through a canopy of aspens and pines the trail climbs at a steady, moderate rate. After a few water crossings the trees give way to an alpine meadow that offer a view of the final approach t...
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    • Frisco, Colorado

      Hike Red Buffalo Pass, Frisco to East Vail

      13.2 mi / 3400 ft gain
      Starting at the Meadow Creek trailhead in Frisco, you'll find yourself ending up in East Vail at Gore Lake Trailhead. See all photos here.  The trail in Meadow Creek starts to climb at a gradual pace for the 3-4 miles, after a mile or so, take a look back upon the views of Lake Dillion. You'll ar...
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    • Frisco, Colorado

      Sunset Shots at Lake Dillon

      4.3
      To get to the southern end of the lake from Denver, head west on 70 until you reach 9. Take 9 for a few miles until you find the spot on the lake where you want to get started. On the south side of Lake Dillon, there was an abundance of old stumps lining the beach, which would occasionally drift ...
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    • Chaffee County, Colorado

      Camp in Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area

      4.0
      Head toward Nathrop, CO on U.S. High 295. Turn east between mile markers 144 and 145 onto Chaffee County Road 301. Take the road until the pavement runs out and turn right onto Chaffee County Road 300. Drive a couple miles on the road and through the Ruby Mountain campgrounds (paid lots only) unt...
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    • Silverthorne, Colorado

      Lily Pad Lake Trail

      4.8
      3.27 mi / 531 ft gain
      Lily Pad Lake is a well known destination just outside of Silverthorne and in the Eagle's Nest Wilderness. The trail may be heavily trafficked on the weekends, but solitude can still be found in the early mornings or during the weekdays. The trail starts at the Lily Pad Lake Trailhead, just to t...
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