Express Creek

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Located in the picturesque backcountry of the Elk Mountains, Express Creek is the northern half of the high mountain pass known as Taylor Pass. Meandering across rocky terrain, through lush forest, and alongside babbling creeks, drivers of this trail are treated to stunning views of towering peaks a... Read More
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Highlights of Express Creek

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Highest Elevation
11933 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
5/21 - 11/22
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
15C
Nearest Town
Aspen
Nearest Services
Aspen
Management Agency
White River National Forest
District
Pitkin County

Overview

Located in the picturesque backcountry of the Elk Mountains, Express Creek is the northern half of the high mountain pass known as Taylor Pass. Meandering across rocky terrain, through lush forest, and alongside babbling creeks, drivers of this trail are treated to stunning views of towering peaks and verdant valleys. Express Creek definitely isn't short on scenic stops or photo opportunities. While the trail traverses a few steep grades and narrow passages, it remains accessible for anyone looking for an adrenaline-fueled adventure or a leisurely exploration through Colorado's breathtaking wilderness.

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6 Waypoints
20 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
1 Community Reviews
1 Video
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