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Smuggler Mountain

806 W Hallam St, (Forest Service Office), Aspen, CO 81611-1166
+1 970-925-3445
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Uphill hike on dirt road

This is a tough hike. It's up...straight up with a few switch backs on a dirt road. Full sun... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
buggiemom
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Rockville, Maryland
Just love this hike with my puppy

I hike Smuggler often with my puppy. Very active mountain and your sure to recognize someone while... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MMK3011
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
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“nice hike” (2 reviews)
“workout” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
806 W Hallam St, (Forest Service Office), Aspen, CO 81611-1166
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+1 970-925-3445

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a tough hike. It's up...straight up with a few switch backs on a dirt road. Full sun, too. The goal is an observation deck, which does have a fantastic view of 4+ beautiful peaks (14'ers!) that are backdrops to the city of Aspen....More

Thank buggiemom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hike Smuggler often with my puppy. Very active mountain and your sure to recognize someone while hiking it. Just be careful of the mountain bikers coming down with your dog.

Thank MMK3011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from Smuggler Mountain of the town of Aspen are lovely. It is a different vantage point and the walk along the road is quite peaceful. Take lots of pictures as you can see 3 of the 4 mountains.

Thank Shanna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once you have acclimatized to Aspen elevation at around 8000 ft, try the early morning walk up Smuggler Mountain Road. It's a good workout and gives you fabulous views of the valley of Aspen. It is quickly rewarding, but takes quite a bit of effort...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

There is plenty of parking at the base of Smuggler Mountain at no charge. The walk is steady up hill , not too steep . There is a very nice platform near the top with a great view of the city of Aspen and the...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Views are break-taking - if they aren't the climb certainly fits into that category! Several places to take spectacular photos

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Just a few steps out of downtown is Smuggler Mt. whether you walk or mountain bike getting to the overlook is worth the effort. It is most amazing to look down on town and across the valley to Ajax. Do it in the morning and...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is a good hike and very popular with locals and tourists. You can actually drive in your car nearly all the way up but majority of people park on the parking lot all the way at the base and go up. Bikers use this...More

Thank Natalia M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Smuggler Mountain is always a very nice hike because of the beautiful views. I suggest you go out no later than 9am so that you are not hiking in the beating sun.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We parked and walked up the steep-ish incline switch-back to the top of Smuggler Mountain. Breathtaking views of the town of Aspen and surrounding mountains. Excellent cardio workout, which is why it's a favorite of locals. Take lots of water and wear a hat.

Thank yogimamacita
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