Mountain Chalet Aspen
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Aspen
... When we got done with the trail I was advised by Kristi and an end had just come to our days of off roading. Something about "Never Again" followed by a middle finger salute told me that it was going to be another five years or more before I could talk her back into this type of adventure. We ended the day at Slow Groovin BBQ. A heaping serving of Poutine, a few cold beers, and some good BBQ and all was good in the world ...
... From there we went to Snowmass/Maroon Bells near Aspen, the first place on the original list from Buzzfeed. We were in Snowmass Village driving around and while it was pretty we didn't see anything spectacular. Dan went in to one of the hotels to ask about what we were looking for and they pointed us in the right direction. After more winding roads, we found the parking area with a ranger. Dan asked again about a beautiful view and ...
... Gothic is a biological research laboratory in the Elk Mountains. Gothic was a neat town. Lots of research buildings and cabins. One store which sold ice cream and snacks.
To get to Gothic requires a 4WD vehicle as it was a dirt road for about 15 miles. With the recent rain, it was quite muddy. But the RAM was up to the task. We learned that another mile up the road we would find a trail that lead ...
We headed to Aspen early in the morning. It was our attempt to see some wildlife. Well the scenery was beautiful but we didn't see any wildlife. We stopped off at a scenic overlook of the San Juan mountains. In addition to the mountains we also seen the large reservoir. No real roads to get to the lake, you have to do some off roading.
We arrived in Aspen at about 11am. We visited the John Denver Sanctuary. As a kid, ...
... Heart of the Rockies", settled in 1880. Had coffee at a local cafe, all bib and braces overalls and big hats. Sampled peach pie- yum!
Drove through Buena Vista then past Mt Princeton, 14,000 feet. Travelled along the Arkansas River then up Independence Pass (named by prospectors who defied the local law) from Twin Lakes to the top at 3703 metres. Thick snow everywhere. Glad we had boots and anoraks. Climbed the last 5 metres for ...