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Cathedral Lake Trail, Aspen, CO
Carmel Zucker

Cathedral Lake Trail, Aspen, CO

A challenging 5.6-miler lined with wild sage, blue columbines, and firs in the White River National Forest. There’s a 2,000-foot elevation gain up to 11,866 feet, but the alpine views are a sweet reward.

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