Just west of Denver, the Rocky Mountains rise, hiding within their peaks historic ghost towns, old mining remains, and awe-inspiring scenery. These sights are hidden no more. Colorado Trails Central Region, the latest in Adler Publishing's Trails series, contains 47 scenic backroads and 4-wheel drive trails near Georgetown, Breckenridge, Leadville, Fairplay, Buena Vista, Aspen, Crested Butte, and Salida-- perfect for exploring Colorado's backcountry secrets. Visit a town named after the last of the Aztec emperors. Travel the highest pass road in America. Explore the interesting remains at Ruby ghost town. Traverse the famous ski slopes of Aspen Mountain. Wander through the Boot Hill section of Tincup Cemetery, reserved for those who died with their boots on and guns blazing. Driving directions include GPS coordinates and all trails are rated for difficulty, mileage, driving time, and more. Descriptions highlight ideal places to camp, hike, mountain bike, fish, and sightsee. Trail maps are topographic.