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Crater Lake Trail, Aspen

4.6
#3 of 25 in Trails in Aspen
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4.8
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  • I hiked this trail and loved it. It's a bit steep but the view of the lake sitting at the base of the Maroon Bells is extraordinary!  more »
  • After watching sunrise at Maroon Bells , we took this hiking trail. Due to altitude and uphill climbing, it was kind of difficult, but it was not that bad. Just be prepared: bring water, poles and...  more »
Google
  • Beautiful and scenic little hike...
  • Beautiful lake about a 1.5 mile hike towards the bells from Maroon Lake. We saw a bear and a Mountain Goat.

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