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Day hikes - from town starting points ?

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Day hikes - from town starting points ?

Hi,

Are their any day hikes that start from town? I've seen a lot mentioned about crater lake but not sure where the trail starts or if it's accessible by public transport?

Thanks for your help!!

Nederland, Colorado
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1. Re: Day hikes - from town starting points ?

The Crater Lake trail is in the Maroon Bells Wilderness. You can take a bus there. More info here: localhikes.com/Hikes/CraterLakeAspen_0000.asp

stayaspensnowmass.com/p-maroon-bells-wildern…

Here's a good resource for more hikes: aspenchamber.org/what-to-do/…

Aspen, CO
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2. Re: Day hikes - from town starting points ?

There are several that you can start from walking anywhere in town. The Ute trail is popular, and you can either just go up to the top of the rock outcropping, or you can continue on to the top of Aspen mountain and then just take the gondola down for free. It's so steep that I prefer to finish it at the top rather than hike down to spare your knees.

The Hunter Creek loop is very popular as is the Sunnyside trail as well.

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