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American Lake Trail, Aspen

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  • After a strenuous series of switchback up the mountain, the trail sort of levels off, taking you through alpine meadows, pine forests and of course the glorious Aspen trees. The lake is OK  more »
  • Follow the map and you can find this trail head. A small parking lot near the base, but not too hard to find. It is only 10-12 miles from downtown Aspen. The total trail is about 3.5 miles each way. D...  more »
  • This was an arduous hike, parts of it pretty steep and exhausting; then the trail levels off a bit and there is an easy walk through a gorgeous forest, then the gradient picks back up. The payoff is t...  more »

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