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Trip Name / Link to Description 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
American Lake Trail #1985. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "30 American Lake" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "1. American Lake Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "18. American Lake" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "12. American Lake Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "28 American Lake Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See chapter "2 American Lake -- Electric Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "American Lake Tr #1985" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "American Lake Trail 1985" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "American Lake Trail 1985" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.2 +1,965 Strenuous
Anthracite Pass Trail #1969. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "7 Marble Peak" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
3.7 + approach +1,000 Strenuous
Arbaney Kittle Trail #2186. Labeled #2186.2 and #1936 on USFS forest map. Wildernet webpage.
See chapter "32. Arbaney-Kittle Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "35 Arbaney-Kittle Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See description "Arbaney Kittle Trail" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area/Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Arbaney Kittle Trail" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area / Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
18.0   Moderate to Strenuous
Arkansas Mountain Trail #1965. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "20 North Lost Trail Creek -- Arkansas Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
5.2 + approach +2,200 Strenuous
Aspen/Norrie Trail #1927. Continues as Spruce Creek Trail #1927. See listing below. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 4.5 +1,580 Moderate
Avalanche Creek/Lake Trail #1959. Continues as Silver Creek Pass Trail #1959. See listing below. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "2. Avalanche Creek Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "43. Avalanche Creek Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "30. Capitol-Avalanche Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "48 Avalanche Creek Road/Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See chapter "16 Avalanche Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Avalanche Creek Tr #1959" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "2 Avalanche Creek Trail (#1959)" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
See description "Avalanche Creek Trail 1959 to Avalanche Lake" under "Basalt-Carbondale-Marble Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
11.0 +3,385 Moderate
Basalt Mountain Road #524 / Trail #1911. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "43 Basalt Mountain Road" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See description "Basalt Mountain Road FS 524 to Basalt Mountain Trail 1911 to Cattle Creek Trail 1909" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area/Motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Basalt Mtn. Road FS 524 to Basalt Mtn. Trail 1911 to Cattle Creek Trail 1909" under "Basalt-Carbondale-Marble Area / Motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.5 +2,200 Strenuous
Bowman Creek Trail #2199. No information available.      
Capitol Creek Trail #1961. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "33 Capitol Lake" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "4. Capitol Creek Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "29. Capitol Creek Loop" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "21. Capitol Lake" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "30. Capitol-Avalanche Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "12 Capitol Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Capitol Creek Tr #1961 (& Upper Capitol Ditch #1963)" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Capitol Creek Trail 1961" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Capitol Creek Trail 1961" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map
6.5 +2,200 Strenuous
Capitol Ditch / Upper Capitol Creek Trail #1963. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "29. Capitol Creek Loop" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "30. Capitol-Avalanche Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See description "Capitol Creek Tr #1961 (& Upper Capitol Ditch #1963)" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
7.3. +2,200 Strenuous
Carbonate Creek Trail #1971. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "45. Buckskin Basin / Avalanche Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "19 Carbonate Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See chapter "21 Avalanche Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "5 Avalanche Pass, Buckskin Basin" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
See description "Buckskin Basin - Avalanche Pass Trail 1967 to 1971" under "Basalt-Carbondale-Marble Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.0 +4,140 Strenuous
Cathedral Lake Trail #1984. Also see Electric Pass Trail #1984.A below. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "29 Cathedral Lake" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "13 Cathedral Lake" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Aspen.
See chapter "19. Cathedral Lake / Electric Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "13. Cathedral Lake Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "1 Cathedral Lake -- Electric Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Cathedral Lake Trail #1984" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Cathedral Lake Trail 1984" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Cathedral Lake Trail 1984" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
2.8 +1,986 Strenuous
Cattle Creek Trail #1909. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Basalt Mountain Road FS 524 to Basalt Mountain Trail 1911 to Cattle Creek Trail 1909" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area/Motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.5 +1,800 Moderate
Chapman Gulch Trail #1920. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "40 Chapman Gulch" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
5.2 +2,200 Moderate
Conundrum Creek Trail #1981 / Conundrum Hot Springs. Continuation to Gothic possible via Triangle Pass. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (I)
See chapter "31 Conundrum Hot Springs" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "22. Conundrum Creek Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "27. Conundrum -- East Maroon" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "3 Conundrum Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Conundrum Creek Trail #1981" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Conundrum Creek Trail 1981" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Conundrum Creek Trail 1981" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
ORIC FAVORITE
8.5 +2,500 Moderate
Crystal River North Fork Cutoff Trail #1976. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Four Passes (Maroon Bells Circuit) Wilderness Loop" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
1.1 + approach +900 Strenuous
Crystal River North Fork / Fravert Basin Trail #1974. USFS North Fork quicksheet. USFS Fravert Basin quicksheet.
See chapter "Fravert Basin and Hasley Basin" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See chapter "29. Four Pass Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "24 North Fork of the Crystal River" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Four Passes (Maroon Bells Circuit) Wilderness Loop" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Hasley Basin Trail to Fravert Basin/Frigid Air Pass Trail 1974" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Taylor Park Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
8.0 +3,000 Strenuous
Eagle Lake Trail #1915. Wildernet webpage. 3.0 +700 Moderate
East and Gift Creeks Trail #1963. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "44. East Creek Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "17 East Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See chapter "18 Hawk Creek Overlook" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Gift Cr & East Cr Trail #1963" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "4 East Creek Trail (#1963)" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
8.0 +3,800 Strenuous
Electric Pass Trail #1984.1A via Cathedral Lake Trail #1984. See listing for Cathedral Lake Trail #1984 above. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "7. Electric Pass Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "19. Cathedral Lake / Electric Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "1 Cathedral Lake -- Electric Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See chapter "19. Electric Pass" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
5.2 including approach +3,620 Strenuous
Fryingpan Lakes Trail #1921. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "38. Fryingpan Lakes" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "43 Fryingpan Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
4.0 +1,020 Moderate
Fryingpan River South Fork / Granite Lakes Trail #1922. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "18 Granite Lakes Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
See chapter "39 Granite Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
6.0 +2,840 Strenuous
Fryingpan River South Fork Pass Trail #1940. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "42 South Fork Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "South Fork Pass #1940" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
4.5 +1,800 Moderate
Geneva Lake Trail #1973. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "8. Geneva Lake Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "8. Geneva Lake Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "29. Four Pass Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "23 Geneva Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Four Passes (Maroon Bells Circuit) Wilderness Loop" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "6 Geneva Lake Trail(#1973)" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
See description "Geneva Lake Trail 1973" under "Basalt-Carbondale-Marble Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
5.5 +1,420 Moderate
Grizzly Lake Trail #1990. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "28 Grizzly Lake" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "9. Grizzly Lake Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "6. Grizzly Lake" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "15. Grizzly Lake Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "57 Grizzly Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Grizzly Lake Trail #1990" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Grizzly Lake Trail 1990" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Grizzly Lake Trail 1990" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.6 +1,960 Moderate
Hasley Basin Trail. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "Fravert Basin and Hasley Basin" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See chapter "25 Hasley Basin" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Hasley Basin Trail to Fravert Basin/Frigid Air Pass Trail 1974" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Taylor Park Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
3.0 + approach +1,600 Strenuous
Hay Park Trail #1957 / #1957.2B / #1957.2H. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Hay Park Trail 1957 Capitol Creek Road to Dinkle Lake" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area/Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Hay Park Trail 1957 Capitol Creek Road to Dinkle Lake" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area / Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.4 +1,220 Moderate
Hell Roaring Trail #1960 / #1960.1A. Spur #1960.1A goes to Williams Lake. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "1 Hardscrabble and Williams Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Aspen.
See chapter "30. Hell Roaring Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "30. Capitol-Avalanche Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "13 Williams Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See chapter "14 The Hell Roaring Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Hell Roaring Trail #1960" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "3 Hell Roaring Creek Trail (#1960)" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
7.0 +3,000 Strenuous
Henderson Park Trail #1972. Marked #1944 and #1944W.2A on USFS forest map. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 5.0 +1,200 Moderate
Hunter Creek Trail #2194 / #2194.2. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "9 Hunter Creek Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Aspen.
See chapter "16. Hunter Creek -- Smuggler Loop" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "9. Hunter Creek -- Smuggler Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "26. Midway Creek -- Hunter Creek" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "16 Hunter Creek Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See chapter "35 Hunter Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Hunter Cr Tr (Rd) #2194 & Hunter Valley Tr #1992" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Hunter Creek Trail 2194 to Hunter Valley Trail 1992" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Hunter Creek Trail 21A.1 to Hunter Valley Trail 1992" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Hunter Creek Trail 2194 to Four Corners to Sunnyside Trail 1987" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Hunter Creek Trail 21A.1 to Four Corners to Sunnyside Trail 1987" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
8.5 +2,700 Moderate
Josephine Lake Trail #1916. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "35. Josephine Lake" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
2.0 + approach +1,100 Moderate
Last Chance Trail #1945. USFS quicksheet. 2.2 +500 Easy
Lily Lake Trail #1964. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "18 Hawk Creek Overlook" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
11.2 + approach +2,600 Strenuous
Lily Pad Lake Trail #1907. Wildernet webpage. 2.5 +1,200 Moderate
Lincoln Creek Road #106.
See description "Lincoln Creek Road FS 106 to Ruby Townsite" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Motorized Trails and Roads" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Lincoln Creek Road FS 106 to Ruby Townsite" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Motorized Trails & Roads" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
10.5 +1,550  
Linkins Lake Trail #1979. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "20 Linkins Lake Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Aspen.
See chapter "9. Linkins Lake" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "2. Linkins Lake" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "31 Linkins Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Linkins Lake Trail 1979.1A" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Linkins Lake Trail 1979" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
0.6 +502 Moderate
Lost Man Trail #1996. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "27 Lost Man Loop" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "10. Lost Man Loop" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "17. Lost Man Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "32 The Lost Man Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
8.8 +2,293 Moderate
Lost Trail Creek North Fork Trail #1967. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "45. Buckskin Basin / Avalanche Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "20 North Lost Trail Creek -- Arkansas Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Buckskin Basin - Avalanche Pass Trail 1967 to 1971" under "Basalt-Carbondale-Marble Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map
2.0 +2,000 Moderate
Lyle and Mormon Lakes Trail #1919. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "37. Lyle & Mormon Lakes" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
3.3 +1,280 Moderate
Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop. West Maroon Pass to Frigid Air Pass to Trail Rider Pass to Buckskin Pass. Trails used: Maroon Trail (West) #1970 (see listing below) to Crystal River North Fork / Fravert Basin Trail #1974 (see listing above) to Crystal River North Fork Cutoff Trail #1976 (see listing above) to Geneva Lake Trail #1973 (see listing above) to Maroon-Snowmass Trail #1975 (see listing below). USFS quicksheet. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (T)ORIC FAVORITE 28.0 loop +7,556 Strenuous
Maroon Trail (East) #1983 / Copper Pass Spur #1983.1A.  USFS trail webpage. USFS Aspen to Crested Butte webpage. USFS trail quicksheet. USFS Aspen to Crested Butte quicksheet.
See chapter "27. Conundrum -- East Maroon" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "28. East Maroon -- Copper Lake" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "4 East Maroon Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "East Maroon Creek Trail #1983" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "East Maroon Trail 1983 to East Maroon Pass" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
14.1 +3,091 Strenuous
Maroon Trail (West) #1970. Trail becomes East Fork Trail #1970 at West Maroon Pass and ends at Schofield Park. Transportation from there to Crested Butte available. USFS trail webpage. USFS Aspen to Crested Butte webpage. USFS scenic area webpage. USFS trail quicksheet. USFS Aspen to Crested Butte quicksheet 1. USFS Aspen to Crested Butte quicksheet 2. USFS Schofield Park to Aspen quicksheet.
See chapter "5. Crater Lake Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "20. West Maroon Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "22. West Maroon Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "29. Four Pass Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "6 West Maroon Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See chapter "26 The East Fork of the Crystal River" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "West Maroon Creek Trail #1970" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Four Passes (Maroon Bells Circuit) Wilderness Loop" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "West Maroon Trail 1970" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "West Maroon Trail 1970" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "West Maroon Trail 1970" under "Non-Mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Taylor Park Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
11.0 +2,920 Strenuous
Maroon-Snowmass Trail #1975. East end also known as Buckskin Pass Trail and as Crater Lake Trail. West end also known as Snowmass Creek Trail. USFS trail webpage. USFS scenic area webpage. USFS Snowmass Lake quicksheet. USFS Crater Lake webpage. USFS Crater Lake quicksheet. USFS Buckskin Pass webpage. USFS Buckskin Pass quicksheet.
See chapter "32 Buckskin Pass" in Altitude book The Best Hikes of Colorado.
See chapter "Snowmass Lake" in Westcliffe book Colorado Above Treeline.
See chapter "12 Crater Lake" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Aspen.
See chapter "20. Crater Lake" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "3. Buckskin Pass Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "21. Buckskin Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "31. Snowmass Creek Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "24. Snowmass Lake" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "25. Maroon-Snowmass Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "29. Four Pass Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "39 Snowmass Creek Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See chapter "7 Buckskin Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See chapter "10 Snowmass Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Maroon Lake / Crater Lake Trail #1975" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Maroon Snowmass Tr #1975 (Snowmass Lake)" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Four Passes (Maroon Bells Circuit) Wilderness Loop" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Maroon / Snowmass Trail 1975 to Snowmass Lake" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Maroon / Snowmass Trail 1975 to Snowmass Lake" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
17.0 +4,100 Strenuous
Midway Creek Trail #1993 / #1993.3. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "12. Midway Pass Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "8. Midway Pass" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "14. Midway Pass" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "26. Midway Creek -- Hunter Creek" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "33 Midway Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
8.8 +1,613 Strenuous
Mill Creek Trail #1910. MTBPROJECT webpage. 1.7    
Mount Sopris / Thomas Lakes Trail #1958 / #1958.1. USFS Thomas Lakes Trail webpage. USFS Thomas Lakes quicksheet. USFS Mount Sopris quicksheet.
See chapter "13. Mount Sopris" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "40. Thomas Lakes" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "42 Thomas Lakes / Hay Park" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See chapter "15 Thomas Lakes -- Mount Sopris" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "16 Thomas Lakes" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
See description "Thomas Lakes Trail 1958" under "Basalt-Carbondale Area / Non-motorized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.0 +4,253 Strenuous
Mount Thomas Trail #1870. West end also known as #514. USFS webpage (from Eagle). USFS quicksheet (from Basalt). USFS quicksheet (from Eagle).
See chapter "17 Mount Thomas Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
7.96-9.5
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+1,737-2,659
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ment)
Moderate-Strenuous
(disagreement)
New York Creek Trail #2182. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "15. New York Creek Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club book Pack Guide: The Best Aspen Hikes.
See chapter "16. New York Creek Trail" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "55 New York Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
4.2 +2,160 Strenuous
Nicholson Creek / Haystack Trail #1962 / #1962.1N. Wildernet webpage. 8.0    
North Pole Basin Trail #314.3P. Starts in Schofield Park. No information available.      
Pearl Pass Road #129 / Castle Creek Road #102.
See chapter "38 Pearl Pass -- Ashcroft to Crested Butte" in Falcon Guides book Winter Trails Colorado.
See chapter "17 Gunnison and Pitkin Counties: Castle Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
See chapter "31 Pearl Pass Road" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See description "Pearl Pass Road FS 102 to FS 129 - Pearl Pass Trailhead to Pearl Pass" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Motorized Trails and Roads" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Pearl Pass Road CR 15 to Pearl Pass Trailhead to Pearl Pass" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Motorized Trails & Roads" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
7.0 +2,980  
Petroleum and Anderson Lakes Trail #1991. Also labeled #116 on USFS forest map. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "7. Anderson & Petroleum Lakes" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "59 Petroleum Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
1.8 +920 Moderate
Placita Trail #1966. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "19 Placita Trail" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
3.0 +2,600 Strenuous
Raspberry Creek Loop Trail #1968. USFS quicksheet. 9.0 loop +3,100 Moderate to Strenuous
Red Canyon Trail #1933. Labeled #1934 on USFS forest map. Also #823.4B. MTBPROJECT webpage. 6.3 +1,241  
Red Table Trail #1909. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. 5.0 -1,440 Strenuous
Richmond Hill Road #123.
See chapter "24 Richmond Ridge" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See description "Grand Traverse" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "Richmond Hill Road FS 123 to Taylor Pass" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Motorized Trails and Roads" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Richmond Hill Road CR 15E (FS 123) to Taylor Passl" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Motorized Trails & Roads" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
16.1 +5,400  
Rocky Fork Trail #1931. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "33. Rocky Fork Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "37 Rocky Fork Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
9.0 +2,600 Moderate
Savage Lakes Trail #1918. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "36. Savage Lakes" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
2.0. +1,160 Strenuous
Sawyer Lake Trail #1926. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "38 Sawyer Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
4.7 +1,600 Moderate
Schofield Trail. No information available. 1.6    
Silver Creek Pass Trail #1959. Continues as Avalanche Creek/Lake Trail #1959. See listing above. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "22 Silver Creek Pass" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
8.2 +1,600 Moderate
Smuggler Mountain and Warren Lakes Road/Trail #131. Also known as #133. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "14. Smuggler Mountain" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "16. Hunter Creek -- Smuggler Loop" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "9. Hunter Creek -- Smuggler Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "18 SMuggler Mountain Road" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See description "Smuggler Mountain Road FS 133" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area/Motorized Trails and Roads" on Latitude 40's Aspen / Snowmass Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See description "Smuggler Mountain Road FS 133" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Motorized Trails & Roads" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.3 +2,800 Strenuous
Snowmass & Willow Lakes Loop. ORIC Trip Map/Description Sheet (DD). Route uses the following three trails: Maroon-Snowmass Trail #1975 (USFS webpage, USFS Snowmass Lake quicksheet); Willow Lake Trail #1978 (USFS webpage); Snowmass Trail (East) #1977 (USFS webpage, USFS quicksheet).
ORIC FAVORITE
21.40 loop +6,228 Moderate to Strenuous
Snowmass Trail (East) #1977. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "26. East Snowmass Creek Trail" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "23. East Snowmass -- Willow Lake" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "38 East Snowmass Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See chapter "9 East Snowmass Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "East Snowmass (Creek) Trail #1977" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "East Snowmass Trail 1977 to Willow Lake" under "Aspen-Snowmass Area / Non-mechanized Trails" on Latitude 40's Crested Butte / Aspen / Gunnison Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
8.5 +4,320 Strenuous
Snowmass Trail (West) #2187. Labeled #1927 on some maps. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "11 West Snowmass Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
7.5 + approach +3,000 Strenuous
Spruce Creek Trail #1927. Continues as Aspen/Norrie Trail #1927. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "37 Spruce Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
8.0 + approach +2,367 Moderate
Sunnyside Trail #1987. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "6 Sunnyside Trail" in Falcon Guides book Best Easy Day Hikes Aspen.
See chapter "17. Sunnyside -- Hunter Valley Loop" in People's Press book Aspen to Glenwood Trails: Day Hiking Guide.
See chapter "18. Sunnyside -- Hunter Valley Loop" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "19 Sunnyside Trail" in People's Press book Winter Trails: Aspen to Glenwood.
See description "Sunnyside Tr #1987 & Shadyside Tr #1988" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
10.0 +2,105 Strenuous
Tabor Creek Trail #2185. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "56 Tabor Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Tabor Creek Trail #2185" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
3.9 +2,260 Moderate
Tellurium Lake Trail #1917. USFS quicksheet. 6.8 +1,100 Moderate
Trail #2189. No information available.      
Triangle Peak Trail #1534.2. Aspen Trail Finder webpage. 3.0   Moderate
Truro Lake. Trail not maintained.
See chapter "58 Truro Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
     
Willow Lake Trail #1978. USFS webpage.
See chapter "20. Willow Lake" in People's Press book Aspen / Snowmass Trails: Hiking Guide.
See chapter "8 Willow Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
6.5 including approach +3,020  
Woods Lake / Slim Jim Trail #1928. Wildernet webpage. 2.0    
Woody Creek Trail #1994. USFS quicksheet.
See chapter "36 Woody Creek" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.
See description "Woody Creek Trail #1994" under "East Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
9.7 +2,960 Moderate
Yule Creek/Pass Trail #2083. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet.
See description "Yule Quarry / Yule Pass Trail #2083 & #576" under "West Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Aspen / Crested Butte / Maroon Bells.
See description "8 Yule Marble Quarry" on map Explorer's Guide to the Crystal River Valley.
5.0 + approach +2,700 Strenuous

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