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Recommended Routes in Crested Butte - 6

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Favorite Almost at the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Crested Butte

7.1 mi 11.4 km 2,785' Up 848.83 m Up 706' Down 215.21 m Down

Crested…, CO
Favorite View of the Elk Mountains.
Difficult

The Scarp Ridge Traverse

10.8 mi 17.3 km 1,689' Up 514.73 m Up 3,481' Down 1061 m Down

Crested…, CO
Favorite Green Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Green Lake Trail

9.4 mi 15.2 km 1,718' Up 523.64 m Up 1,718' Down 523.59 m Down

Crested…, CO
Favorite One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells
Difficult

Aspen to Crested Butte via West Maroon Pass

34.4 mi 55.4 km 5,221' Up 1591.5 m Up 3,756' Down 1144.84 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite Looking south, over Copper Lake.
Intermediate

Mt. Crested Butte to Aspen via East Maroon Pass

29.9 mi 48.1 km 3,199' Up 975.06 m Up 4,640' Down 1414.25 m Down

Crested…, CO
Favorite Views of Castle Peak unfold on the run up Teocalli Ridge.  (photo by Shana Light)
Intermediate/Difficult

Teocalli Ridge Loop

11.5 mi 18.5 km 2,131' Up 649.5 m Up 2,134' Down 650.57 m Down

Crested…, CO

Crested Butte Hiking

  • 599 Miles 964 Kilometers of Trail
  • 10 Recommended Routes
  • 22 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 40 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 34 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Crested Butte - 86

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3.7 mi 6.0 km #1Snodgrass Trail #590
Intermediate
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3.4 mi 5.4 km #2Scarp Ridge Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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10.1 mi 16.3 km #3Oh-Be-Joyful #835
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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2.9 mi 4.7 km #4Twin Lakes Trail #402
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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5.5 mi 8.8 km #5Dyke Trail #838
Difficult
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Difficult
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1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Lower Cement Creek Trail #636
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
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2.5 mi 4.1 km #7Teocalli Mountain Trail #554
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.3 mi 3.7 km #8Brush Creek Trail
Easy
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9.0 mi 14.5 km #9Deer Creek Trail #9568
Intermediate
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4.6 mi 7.4 km #10Teocalli Ridge #557
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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Photos of Crested Butte - 67

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Looking northwest at the start of the Lupine Trail.
May 26, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Afley Peak is the light at the end of the tunnel as you near the final ascent to Blue Lake.
Sep 6, 2016 near Crested…, CO
Overlooking Nicholson Lake
May 26, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Upper Loop Trailhead.
Jun 22, 2017 near Crested…, CO
Scenery continues to open up near top of climb. (photo by Shana Light)
Jul 16, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Overlooking the intersection of Brush Creek road and the initial portion of Ferris Creek Road trail.
May 21, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Just before the downhill on the Lupine Trail
May 27, 2015 near Crested…, CO
Almost at the summit.
Sep 17, 2015 near Crested…, CO