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One of my favorite hikes in the valley.

This hike starts out at the over populated Maroon Bells, once you get to the upper Crater lake... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2012
Jonandstaceys
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Aspen, Colorado
Amazing Views

After climbing for 4.8 miles and gaining about 3000' you reach a breathtaking view from the pass... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2012
65plus
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Colorado, USA
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

This hike starts out at the over populated Maroon Bells, once you get to the upper Crater lake turn, you go right instead of left. From there you climb a constant gradual path that passes mountain rivers, wild flowers and amazing views. Near the top...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

After climbing for 4.8 miles and gaining about 3000' you reach a breathtaking view from the pass (approx. 12,500') down to Snowmass Lake on the other side of the pass. Turn around here for a day hike, or keep going over 3 more passes on...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2012

Trekking up to Buckskin pass is no easy deal, but the views from up there are amazing. The entire journey, especially if you continue on to Snowmass Lake are stunning. You should be in good shape as the climb is a bit arduous, but if...More

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helenintheusa
September 25, 2018|
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Response from yakherd | Reviewed this property |
Depending on your pace, 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 hours up; about 2/3 of that coming down.
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kleme
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Response from Coastman3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The real Buckskin Pass is really into the mountains from Aspen Highlands. That section of Colorado Springs has many streets named for passes, including Gunshot Pass Dr, Mosquito Pass, Trout Creek Pass, Monarch Pass... More
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