Colorado - Vail, Aspen & Central Colorado (PDF Chapter)
This is the Vail, Aspen & Central Colorado chapter from Lonely Planet’s Colorado guidebook.
Central Colorado is where you can find the most trillion-dollar sights, run the gnarliest rivers and charge the sickest runs, and where you can make one hike that is sure to save your citified soul within a single afternoon.
- ski from the tip-top of Peak 8 all the way down into the historic mining town of Breckenridge
- hike to the Maroon Bells, hobnob with the stars and revel in that Rocky Mountain magic in Aspen
- toast the powder in the legendary back bowls of Vail
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Denver to Summit County, Idaho Springs, Georgetown, Winter Park, Loveland Pass, Summit County, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone Resort, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Breckenridge, Fairplay, Copper Mountain, Vail & the Holy Cross Wil-derness, Vail, Minturn, Beaver Creek, Aspen & the Maroon Bells, Glenwood Springs, Carbon-dale, Basalt, Aspen, Redstone, Salida & the Collegiate Peaks, Salida, Buena Vista, Twin Lakes, Leadville.
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