Colorado - Vail, Aspen & Central Mountains (Chapter)
This is the Vail, Aspen & Central Mountains chapter from Lonely Planet's Colorado guidebook.
Celebrified, intellectualized and musical, central Colorado is patrolled by bear, fox, elk and eagle, laced by trail, rail and river, and linked by free transport, epic bike paths and more friendly smiles than seems reasonable.
- ski or ride the Back Bowls of Vail Mountain
- hike to Buckskin Pass in the spectacular Maroon Bells Wilderness
- relax on the Listening Lawn at the Aspen Music Festival
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Denver to Vail, Winter Park & Fraser, Moffat Road & Rollins Pass, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Keystone Ski Resort, Montezuma, Dillon, Frisco, Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen & around, Maroon Bells, Basalt, Along Highways 24 & 85, Minturn, Red Cliff, Leadville, Fairplay, Twin Lakes, Buena Vista and Bailey.
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