Carie and I backpacked from Aspen over Maroon Pass towards Crested Butte over the July 4th weekend. The trail begins at Maroon Lake, in front of the very famous Maroon Bells.

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We meandered through the very famous Aspen trees of Aspen,

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And made our way to Crater Lake,

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We’re a Chaco sandals family,

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The trail got muddy,

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I almost got stuck,

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At the top of the pass, looking down where we came up,

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Other side of the pass, looking towards Crested Butte,

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This side was very green,

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Still lots of snow melt,

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3 thoughts on “Maroon Pass

  1. Ah, nothing like the feeling of fresh mud between your toes, unless you can catch a lift of air like the high-flying Carie — oh,oh,oh what a feeling to be climbing in the Rockies! Never get tired of seeing those beautiful Maroon Bells:)

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