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Maroon Bells, Aspen

4.8
Bell-shaped peaks and the distinctive maroon that colors the landscape gives the name to these famous, oft-photographed mountains. Choose from several hiking trails that provide spectacular views Maroon Bells, which measure 4,267 m (14,000 ft) high. Admire the surrounding landscapes of valleys filled with aspen and fir trees. Picturesque Maroon Lake formed from glaciers during the Ice Age sits below the peaks. For the more serious alpinists, take the trail to Crate Lake, 2.4 km (1.5 mi) beyond Maroon Lake. Shuttle buses run daily to the mountains; vehicle access is allowed but be prepared to pay a fee. For Maroon Bells and beyond, use our Aspen road trip planner to get the most from your Aspen vacation.
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  • I drove 5 hours from Denver starting at midnight and I can say it was every piece worth it. You might want to get there before 8 as cars are not allowed after that I believe. The reflection of the mou...  more »
  • A short ride on an inexpensive shuttle reveals an excellent view of the Bells. Not as spectacular as the Grand Tetons, but still well worth an hour of your time.  more »
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  • Very beautiful, 360degree of beauty.
  • Lovely View you see Greenery, Clear mountain water, trees and mountains cover from 3 sides
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