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Aspen Vista

Intermediate
 4.2 (5)

A six mile forest road to the top of the mountain.


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Map Key

5.9

Miles

9.5

KM

Point to Point

12,018' 3,663 m

High

10,002' 3,049 m

Low

2,020' 616 m

Up

4' 1 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Start at the Aspen Vista overlook. Follow the dirt road up approximately six miles to the top of the ski area. Stand at the post marking the top near all the radio towers and enjoy the view. Then turn around and head back down.

Flora & Fauna

Elk, deer, mountain lions and tons of alpine bird species.

Contacts

Shared By:

Peter Olson

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  4.2 from 5 votes

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Photos

Atop Tesuque Peak looking towards Santa Fe Lake
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
The beard helps you attain the summit...
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Boulders!  On the Aspen Vista Trail
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Near the ski lift
Jul 21, 2020 near Santa Fe, NM
Dusky Grouse
Apr 2, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM

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Jul 19, 2020
Brian Helfrich
Nice, but the trail is an old road that's eroding and rocky.
Mar 24, 2018
Lea B
Jan 27, 2018
Mark DeCamp
The top of the road had to much snow. A shame after 3.5 hours. 4.5mi
May 12, 2017
Donna Brittingham