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957 mi 1,540 km of trail 11 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 67 Trails Intermediate Trails 107 Trails Hard Trails 67 Trails

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Favorite Views of Castle Peak unfold on the run up Teocalli Ridge.  (photo by Shana Light)

Crested Butte 55k

35.7 mi 57.5 km • Loop • 5,350 ft Ascent 1630.79 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 3 )
Favorite Almost at the summit.

Mt. Crested Butte

7.1 mi 11.4 km • Point to Point • 2,785 ft Ascent 848.83 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 9 )
Favorite Ascending to the ridge with Ruby Owen and Purple in the background

The Scarp Ridge Traverse

10.8 mi 17.3 km • Point to Point • 1,689 ft Ascent 514.73 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 2 )
Favorite Views of Castle Peak unfold on the run up Teocalli Ridge.  (photo by Shana Light)

Crested Butte 105k

65.8 mi 105.9 km • Loop • 12,348 ft Ascent 3763.74 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 1 )
Favorite View from near the summit

Storm Pass Out-and-Back

17.1 mi 27.5 km • Out and Back • 4,102 ft Ascent 1250.42 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 1 )
Favorite July Golden Astor's displaying in meadow along Wild Cat Creek, during the annual Grin & Bear It trail run.

Green Lake Trail

9.4 mi 15.2 km • Loop • 1,718 ft Ascent 523.64 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 9 )
Favorite Cruising over Star Pass

Grand Traverse Mountain Run

40.7 mi 65.4 km • Point to Point • 6,197 ft Ascent 1888.92 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 8 )
Favorite Storm clouds rolling in on Henry Lake.

Henry Lake

13.6 mi 21.8 km • Out and Back • 2,559 ft Ascent 780.07 m Ascent

Singletrack St. Elmo, CO

( 1 )
Favorite July Golden Astor's displaying in meadow along Wild Cat Creek, during the annual Grin & Bear It trail run.

Grin and Bear It

9.4 mi 15.2 km • Loop • 1,697 ft Ascent 517.24 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 1 )
Favorite Views of Castle Peak unfold on the run up Teocalli Ridge.  (photo by Shana Light)

Teocalli Ridge Loop

11.5 mi 18.5 km • Loop • 2,131 ft Ascent 649.5 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 4 )
Favorite Near the beginning of the race - looking back at the Whetstone Mountains.

Camp 4 Coffee Cart to Cart Trail Run

19.9 mi 32.0 km • Point to Point • 2,266 ft Ascent 690.63 m Ascent

Singletrack Crested Butte, CO

( 1 )

Trails in Gunnison National Forest - North - 230

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9.0 mi 14.6 km #1 West Maroon Trail
Crested Butte, CO
9.0 mi 14.6 km Crested Butte, CO
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10.1 mi 16.3 km #2 Oh-Be-Joyful #835
Crested Butte, CO
10.1 mi 16.3 km Crested Butte, CO
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3.7 mi 6.0 km #3 Snodgrass Trail #590
Crested Butte, CO
3.7 mi 6.0 km Crested Butte, CO
All Clear
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Dry - Great time to check out the wild flowers and also get a good bit of shade while hiking.
8 days ago
3.4 mi 5.4 km #4 Scarp Ridge Trail
Crested Butte, CO
3.4 mi 5.4 km Crested Butte, CO
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1.8 mi 2.9 km #5 Lower Cement Creek Trail #636
Crested Butte, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Crested Butte, CO
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11.1 mi 17.9 km #6 CDT: Marshall Pass to Monarch Pass (CO Sec. 18)
Salida, CO
11.1 mi 17.9 km Salida, CO
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2.5 mi 4.1 km #7 Teocalli Mountain Trail #554
Crested Butte, CO
2.5 mi 4.1 km Crested Butte, CO
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2.9 mi 4.7 km #8 Twin Lakes Trail #402
Crested Butte, CO
2.9 mi 4.7 km Crested Butte, CO
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5.5 mi 8.8 km #9 Dyke Trail #838
Crested Butte, CO
5.5 mi 8.8 km Crested Butte, CO
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4.6 mi 7.4 km #10 Teocalli Ridge #557
Crested Butte, CO
4.6 mi 7.4 km Crested Butte, CO
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11.9 mi 19.1 km #11 Canyon Creek Trail
Salida, CO
11.9 mi 19.1 km Salida, CO
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6.1 mi 9.9 km #12 Bear Creek
Crested Butte, CO
6.1 mi 9.9 km Crested Butte, CO
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2.3 mi 3.7 km #13 Brush Creek Trail
Crested Butte, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km Crested Butte, CO
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3.7 mi 5.9 km #14 Lupine
Crested Butte, CO
3.7 mi 5.9 km Crested Butte, CO
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
55 days ago
3.9 mi 6.2 km #15 Rustler Gulch Trail
Crested Butte, CO
3.9 mi 6.2 km Crested Butte, CO
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Need to cross stream multiple times and a snow field. Take water shoes if you have them or be prepared to cross barefoot.
4 days ago
0.5 mi 0.8 km #16 Mt. Emmons Trail
Crested Butte, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km Crested Butte, CO
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #17 Three Lakes Trail #843
Crested Butte, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Crested Butte, CO
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6.0 mi 9.6 km #18 Copper Creek Trail #983
Crested Butte, CO
6.0 mi 9.6 km Crested Butte, CO
Minor Issues
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Some Mud - Rivers can be crossed with water shoes, but no flip-flops. A bit of mud. And above 11,000 feet patches of snow. Lovely hike.
3 days ago
10.8 mi 17.3 km #19 South Lottis Trail #428
St. Elmo, CO
10.8 mi 17.3 km St. Elmo, CO
Minor Issues
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Fallen Trees - Biggest issues are two large avalanche areas where large amounts of downed trees and snow cover the trail for about 50 yards.
1 day ago
10.0 mi 16.1 km #20 Farris Creek Trail #409
Crested Butte, CO
10.0 mi 16.1 km Crested Butte, CO
Unknown
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