|West Maroon Hike Album
|The West Maroon Trail goes from Gothic Road north of
Crested Butte to Aspen. It is a 25 mile hike with a reputation
for spectacular wildflowers. This hike only went 2.3 miles on
the trail then back.
|We then come to a abandoned
|From Crested Butte drive north
on Gothic Road to the trailhead
of West Maroon Trail. Note 14
flower containers in this photo.
|Avery Peak from Gothic Road.
|Joanne at the trailhead.
|There is soon a bridge
crossing a river.
|The drive on Gothic Road is very
|The trailhead for West Maroon
Trail (10,476') is at Schofield Pass.
|Gothic Road passes through the
village of Gothic.
|The trail goes above treeline into
a vast expanse of wildflowers.
We are told it is the worst year
for wildflowers in decades.
|There are waterfalls in the
|The view to the west.
|We reach our turn around point
at 2.3 miles and stop for lunch.
|Gothic Road looking north at
|We start back first passing
|Gothic Road gets very narrow by
|From Gothic Road near