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Gems in Central Rockies - 21

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gem Favorite Hanging Lake

Hanging Lake

(59) Glenwoo…, CO
gem Favorite The edge of Chasm Lake

Chasm Lake and The Diamond

(37) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer

Ouzel Falls

(42) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells

(30) Snowmas…, CO
gem Favorite Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond

Crater Lake and Lone Eagle Peak

(25) Granby, CO
gem Favorite Painted Wall at Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP

Painted Wall Overlook

(21) Montrose, CO
gem Favorite Hills while going up Anemone from Red Rocks

Red Rocks

(28) Boulder, CO
gem Favorite Snowmass Lake sunrise.

Snowmass Lake

(6) Snowmas…, CO
gem Favorite Start of East Inlet Trail RMNP 3/16.

Adams Falls

(21) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Gunnison River flowing.

Warner Point

(10) Montrose, CO
gem Favorite The valley as viewed from Conundrum Hot Springs.

Conundrum Hot Springs

(9) Crested…, CO
gem Favorite U.S. Route 50 Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Pulpit Rock Overlook

(11) Montrose, CO
gem Favorite View of Long Lake while taking the southern route to Lake Isabelle.

Long Lake

(11) Nederland, CO
gem Favorite Isabelle Lake surrounded by the Indian Peaks - stunning.

Lake Isabelle

(3) Nederland, CO
gem Favorite Mail Box at the Rock House

Rock House

(3) Winter…, CO
gem Favorite The sheer rock walls of the Continental Divide loom majestically over open meadows and early summer snow.

East Inlet Vista

(3) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Sky Pond early spring

Sky Pond

(3) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite Looking up at Zodiac Spires from North Willow Lake

Zodiac Ridge

(5) Silvert…, CO
gem Favorite Snow Peak from Snow Pass, Gore Range.

Snow Pass

(1) Silvert…, CO
gem Favorite Beaver Lake is a nice spot to have a lunch, watch for wildlife, and listen to nature.

Beaver Lake

(3) Avon, CO
gem Favorite A beautiful section of Boulder Creek that is passed on the way to Upper Boulder Lake.

Upper Boulder Lake

(1) Vail, CO

Recommended Routes in Central Rockies - 188

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Favorite Runners, crushing it along Government Trail.
Difficult

Audi Power of Four 50k

32.6 mi 52.5 km 9,873' Up 3009.32 m Up 9,407' Down 2867.14 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite Hanging Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Hanging Lake

2.6 mi 4.2 km 1,037' Up 316.17 m Up 1,037' Down 316.22 m Down

Glenwoo…, CO
Favorite Ute Trail descent
Difficult

Ute Trail to Ajax Sundeck

3.1 mi 5.0 km 3,211' Up 978.64 m Up 0' Down 0 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite Runners, crushing it along Government Trail.
Difficult

Audi Power of Four 25k

14.6 mi 23.5 km 3,191' Up 972.6 m Up 2,810' Down 856.44 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite A beautiful aspen grove stands near the top of the Sunnyside Trail.
Difficult

Sunnyside–Radio Tower

4.8 mi 7.7 km 1,501' Up 457.56 m Up 1,501' Down 457.64 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells
Difficult

Aspen to Crested Butte via West Maroon Pass

34.4 mi 55.4 km 5,221' Up 1591.5 m Up 3,756' Down 1144.84 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite Blue marker looking back up the trail we took down.
Intermediate

Margy's Hut to Lenado Trailhead

5.8 mi 9.3 km 25' Up 7.72 m Up 2,588' Down 788.7 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite Near the pass from Grizzly Creek to No Name Trail
Very Difficult

Grizzly to No Name (Jess Weaver) Loop

11.5 mi 18.5 km 2,823' Up 860.47 m Up 2,813' Down 857.46 m Down

Glenwoo…, CO
Favorite View from Red Mountain, traversing its face on the Sunnyside Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Aspen Backcountry Marathon (2022)

27.5 mi 44.2 km 4,499' Up 1371.25 m Up 4,502' Down 1372.09 m Down

Aspen, CO

Central Rockies Running

  • 5,578 Miles 8,977 Kilometers of Trail
  • 188 Recommended Routes
  • 21 Gems Gems
  • 366 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1,024 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 584 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Rockies - 1,786

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5.2 mi 8.4 km #1Montezuma Basin #102
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Scotty's Trail
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
5.5 mi 8.8 km #3Midnight Mine Road
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km #4Congo
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #5Dyke Creek Trail #837
Intermediate
Crested Butte, CO
Intermediate
Crested Butte, CO
0.4 mi 0.7 km #6Overlook Trail #641
Easy/Intermediate
Cripple Creek, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Cripple Creek, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Coyote Ridge Nature Trail
Easy
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Easy
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
2.6 mi 4.2 km #8Midland Trail
Easy
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Easy
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #9Black Bear Trail
Intermediate
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Intermediate
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
3.4 mi 5.4 km #10Little Mill Trail #9455
Difficult
Crested Butte, CO
Difficult
Crested Butte, CO

Photos of Central Rockies - 3,635

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The Crystal Mill
Dec 6, 2014 near Crested…, CO
The edge of Chasm Lake
Jan 26, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Bighorn Pass, looking west towards Mount of the Holy Splotch
Feb 4, 2015 near Vail, CO
Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells
Sep 27, 2015 near Snowmas…, CO
Capitol Peak from just above Capitol Lake
Oct 1, 2017 near Snowmas…, CO
Lion Lake with Summer Wildflowers mid-July
Jul 11, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO