Maroon Bells & Maroon Lake

Reservations are required this year to visit the Maroon Bells Recreational Area by personal vehicle or shuttle. When buses are not in operation, vehicle reservations are still required to access the Maroon Bells Scenic Area. More information or Reserva …

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Trails and Hikes

The surrounding Aspen area, from Maroon Bells to Independence Pass, offers many recreation opportunities and trails for summer hiking, mountain and road biking. Here are 10 suggestions. Some trails begin right in Aspen while others require a short driv …

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Mountain Biking

The Roaring Fork Valley is recognized for more than 300 miles of single-track trails and miles of additional routes between Aspen and Glenwood Springs. It was the first Gold-Level designation in Colorado and just the seventh worldwide. You will find a …

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Castle Creek Valley

Just minutes away from the Tyrolean Lodge, exploring Castle Creek Valley can be a full day full of adventure with luxurious rewards at their end. Whether you are hiking up to one of the high alpine lakes, nordic skiing along the valley floor or riding …

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Independence Pass

Exploring Independence Pass from the Tyrolean Lodge can be a day filled with adventures. Allow plenty of time to stop and have short walkabouts anywhere that strikes your fancy. As part of Highway 82, Independence Pass crosses over the Continental Divi …

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Colorado Fourteeners

Colorado has 58 Fourteeners – the most of any state in the Union. The Elk mountain range surrounding Aspen contains seven peaks above 14,000 feet, all in Wilderness Areas, and are some of Colorado’s most rugged and beautiful mountains. Difficult and da …

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Town Attractions

Aspen is a very walkable town rich in culture, history, a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars, art centers, parks and the charm of small mountain town. All of our Town Attractions listed below are a 4-14 minute walk from your room at the Tyrolean …

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Rivers

The Tyrolean Lodge in Aspen is located near the headwaters of the Roaring Fork River.  There are a number of local water activities. Whitewater rafting is the ultimate Colorado experience and Aspen is home to mellow streams and Class IV rapids alike. I …

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Wildlife

One of the best things about wildlife viewing in Aspen is how easy it is. We are one among many species here, surrounded, right out the front door of our mountain town lodge, you may see a deer or bear walk by. It’s important to always keep a safe dist …

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Rock Climbing

The following information is provided through excerpts from Heinous Cling: A Climbers Guide to Independence Pass, by Andre Wille Independence Pass has long been a very active climbing area. The first routes were put up in the late 1950’s, and are now o …

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