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Red Butte Trail

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A quick run to the summit of Red Butte with several fun scrambles and 360-degree views.


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Miles

0.7

KM

53%

Runnable

8,281' 2,524 m

High

7,863' 2,397 m

Low

419' 128 m

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17%

Avg Grade (10°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

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Need to Know

No parking at Red Butte Trailhead; must park at Henry Stein Park and take the Cemetery Lane Trail to the trailhead.

Description

This is an easy to follow trail followed by fun scramble sections to the summit of Red Butte with views of Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Pyramid Peak.

Flora & Fauna

Sage brush, douglas fir

Contacts

Shared By:

Michael Griffin

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#3

in Aspen

#2219

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#3

in Aspen

#275

in Colorado

#2,219

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Looking west at Maroon Bells and Buttermilk from middle of Red Butte trail.
Apr 1, 2020 near Aspen, CO

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