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Crested Butte 105k

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

65.8 mile 105.9 kilometer loop
86% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 12,348' 3,764 m
Descent: -12,351' -3,765 m
High: 12,329' 3,758 m
Low: 8,910' 2,716 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)

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Trail shared by Justin Ricks

A ultra starting and finishing at Mt. Crested Butte.

Justin Ricks

Features Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Overview

A fall ultra hosted by Mad Moose Events.

Description

Crested Butte is known for having some of the best trails in the country. Its wide open views will amaze runners, as they traverse through Gunnison National Forest. There will be wildflowers and the beginning of fall will bring the changing aspen leaves.

The race will begin at Crested Butte Mountain Resort and travel through the national forest, before finishing at the same location. As a part of the course, Crested Butte Ultra will travel along Teocalli Ridge #557. Here runners will encounter a nice climb, before the technical downhill. The trail will then take runners through a beautiful meadow.

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Sep 1, 2017
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Photos

Views of Castle Peak unfold on the run up Teocalli Ridge.  (photo by Shana Light)
Jul 16, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Cruising on Brush Creek Road.  (photo by Shana Light)
Jul 16, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Cruising over Star Pass
May 27, 2015 near Aspen, CO
Near the beginning of the race - looking back at the Whetstone Mountains.
May 27, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Running through overhead wildflowers on the final descent.  (photo by Shana Light)
Jul 16, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Easy terrain & superb trail quality early in the race - just before mile 5
May 27, 2015 near Crested…, CO

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