Maroon/Snowmass - Crater Lake #1975
Adress: Aspen, Colorado
ALERT: Due to recent bear activity, bear canisters [https://fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3848454.pdf] are required for all backpackers in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. A short and very popular day hike over rocky trails, through aspen groves andaround rock formations to a high mountain lake. This trail is often used as a starting point for extended backpacking trips into the wilderness. This trail is extremely rocky and dry. Good hiking shoes and plenty of water are a must. Camping is permitted only in designated areas and campfires are prohibited. Dogs are not permittedaround the lake or at the campsites.