Montezuma Basin is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Aspen, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and off road driving and is best used from May until November.
off road driving
From Aspen take the Castle Creek Rd., past Ashcroft to where you start up Pearl Pass. Montazuma Basin is up a road to the right that is in better condition than the Pearl Pass road.