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blue Rustler Gulch Trail

Trail

3.9 mile 6.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,290' 393 m
Descent: -43' -13 m
High: 11,497' 3,504 m
Low: 10,251' 3,124 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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This is a beautiful trail that travels through one of Crested Butte’s most scenic valleys.

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Sep 27, 2018
Vincent Préau
Impossible to cross the east river by car (too deep). Declared mileage takes into account the first part right after the parking. Great views/colors! 10mi — 3h 40m
Aug 2, 2018
David Lucas
Road to trailhead blocked by beaver dam. So add a steep climb before reaching the trail.
Jul 14, 2018
Nik Goodell
Oct 4, 2017
Lynn Lester
rained and snow higher up 2 days before i arrived. Magnificent mountain views 3.9mi
Aug 20, 2017
Katie Millar
With Alyssa up gothic rd. Dispersed camping along with slate Rd! 8.3mi

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