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Everything You Need To Know about the Maroon Bells

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Just outside of Aspen, Colorado, tucked away in breathtaking White River National Forest lands, are two of the most photographed mountain peaks in North America – the Maroon Bells. Standing at more than 14,000 feet, the two peaks – part of the Elk Mountains – are known as Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak. This […]

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Queen of the Mountain: A Closer Look At The Silver Queen Gondola

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Aspen, Colorado, is home to the longest single-stage gondola in the world. Called the Silver Queen Gondola, it whisks riders from Gondola Plaza in downtown Aspen to the top of Aspen Mountain in 14 minutes – a  3,267 vertical rise.

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Smuggler Mountain is a beautiful, convenient Aspen hike for all skill levels

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Frias Properties extranet specialist Jenny “J.J.” Jacque has been taking advantage of the wonderful weather this spring to hike Smuggler Mountain during her lunch breaks. Smuggler Mountain is a well-known Aspen landmark and the 1 ½-mile trail is one of the most popular workouts for mountain bikers, runners and hikers. The hike provides great scenery […]

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