West Maroon Trail

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Connects: Aspen to Crested Butte, Four Pass Loop, Crater Lake Trail, Crater Lake (10,076 ft), Maroon-Snowmass Trail, West Maroon Pass (12,465 ft), Fravert Basin Trail, Hasley Basin Trail, Schofield Trail, Schofield Pass Road (FSR #317)

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West Maroon Trail

View toward West Maroon Pass on the West Maroon Trail

Aspen, CO – Hard – Hike, Run, Horseback Ride, Dog Friendly – Rocky/Dirt

West Maroon Trail #1970, also called East Fork or West Maroon Pass Trail, is a difficult trail you can hike, run, and horseback ride that is dog friendly. This is a rocky/dirt trail in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness that travels over West Maroon Pass (12,465 ft) and is used to get from Aspen to Crested Butte or as a connection on the Four Pass Loop. The section of the trail over West Maroon Pass towards Crested Butte is also called the East Fork Trail.

Crater Lake (10,076 ft) to West Maroon Pass (12,465 ft) – 4.75 Miles
West Maroon Pass (12,465 ft) to Hasley Basin Trail – 2 Miles
West Maroon Pass (12,465 ft) to Schofield Trail – 2.7 Miles
West Maroon Pass (12,465 ft) to Schofield Pass Road (FSR #317) – 4 Miles

More information about West Maroon Trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – West Maroon Trail #1970 (Hiking)
White River National Forest – East Fork/West Maroon Pass #1970 (Hiking)
White River National Forest – Crested Butte West Maroon Trail via Schofield Park (Hiking)

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