Pitkin County road bike rides: Maroon Bells, Aspen | PostIndependent.com

Pitkin County road bike rides: Maroon Bells, Aspen

Getting there: From the Aspen roundabout, take the Maroon Creek Road exit. Parking is available at Aspen Highlands ski area.

Trail talk: This pair of mountains are the most photographed in the country, and it’s easy to see why. Immerse yourself in the scenery by taking it in on two wheels.


Distance: 8 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate

The dirt: If the uphill ride is too much, hitch a ride to the top of the climb with Blazing Adventures shuttle service. The ride back downhill will be a breeze.

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