Hiking in Aspen is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the area, and enjoying a day hike is sometimes the best way to appreciate the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains.
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During the colder September nights, the aspen trees in the Colorado high country, including those in Aspen and Snowmass, lose their vibrant green to take on a golden hue. These gorgeously golden stands of aspen groves attract leaf peepers from all over the state and country.
For a small mountain town, Aspen has a rich and varied history, going back to 1879, in silver mining, ranching, and eventually, skiing. Anyone can see this by strolling down Main Street past Victorian-era buildings such as the Sardy House and the Hotel Jerome.
With more than 35 years of experience in the Aspen Snowmass area, Blazing Adventures is the go-to planner for activities during a stay at Aspen Square. Although well-known for its river rafting trips, Blazing Adventures can also arrange a variety of fun outdoor activities including guided road or mountain biking tours, jeep tours, and horseback riding.
Horseback riding trips in Aspen Snowmass venture into pristine wilderness areas with breathtaking mountain views that inspire many riders to return by horseback again and again.
During your winter vacation in Aspen, spend a sunny afternoon or a starry evening twirling around one of Aspen's local ice rinks. Take in the sights and sounds of downtown Aspen at SK8, or race around the NHL regulation-size rink at the Lewis Ice Arena at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC).
Jeep tours in the Aspen and Snowmass area welcome adventurers into pristine mountain landscapes. Most Aspen and Snowmass jeep tours are provided by the guides at Blazing Adventures, an Aspen company offering outdoor adventure trips from whitewater rafting to horseback riding and more.