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Maroon Bells

A Dumpster in Aspen where a bear was observed (credit: CBS)

Campsite Closure Near Aspen Latest Of Several Bear-Related Encounters

The closure of 11 campsites near Aspen this weekend due to bears follows a string of bear-related encounters that have worried officials.

08/18/2014

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Bears Force Closure Of 11 Campsites Near Aspen

The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.

08/17/2014

Mountain Rescue Aspen recorded the rescue of a fallen climber on Maroon Bells last week (credit: CBS)

Behind The Scenes Of Maroon Bells Rescue

A climber was rescued off the North Peak of Maroon Bells last week and Mountain Rescue Aspen recorded the entire risky rescue.

09/25/2013

A teen was rescued from Maroon Bells after severe altitude sickness (credit: Pitkin Co. Sheriff)

Teen Rescued From Maroon Bells For Severe Altitude Sickness

A teenager is alive after a harrowing experience with severe altitude sickness at the Maroon Bells near Aspen.

07/24/2013

Maroon Bells (Photo by Julie Miller of Greenwood Village)

Body Of Missing Climber Found In Maroon Bells

Searchers have found the body of a climber who got separated from two hiking partners in the Maroon Bells over the weekend.

06/24/2013

North Maroon Peak (credit: kaephotography.com)

Climber Who Died After Fall On Maroon Bells Identified

Authorities have released the identity of a man who died climbing the Maroon Bells.

09/16/2012

North Maroon Peak (credit: kaephotography.com)

Climber Killed After Fall On Maroon Bells

A climber fell to his death on Maroon Bells Saturday morning.

09/15/2012

Sherry Thomas of Buena Vista took this photo on Oct. 3. It features the Maroon Bells near Aspen.

Climber’s Body Found In Maroon Bells In Aspen Area

Search teams looking for a missing New York paramedic in Colorado have found a body on mountain peaks known as the Maroon Bells.

07/24/2012

Maroon Bells (Photo by Julie Miller of Greenwood Village)

Udall Wants Feedback On Creating Wilderness Areas

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall says he wants the public to help him craft legislation that would create wilderness and national monument designations for two popular recreation areas in Colorado.

02/26/2012

Maroon Bells (Photo by Julie Miller of Greenwood Village)

Tourist Restrictions Considered At Maroon Bells

Fall leaves are bringing swarms of tourists to Maroon Bells lake, prompting U.S. Forest Service officials to consider restrictions.

10/05/2011

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