Crested Butte Trails Conditions & Report

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As things begin to thaw out in Crested Butte, trails open up and we all head outdoors for some summer fun. Keep checking back here for updates on which trails are ready to go, and which ones still need more time. Keep in mind, it’s best to stay off muddy trails in general.

Hiking — Trail Running

For a more in depth look or other trails check out the Crested Butte Hiking Guide.

TrailAreaStatusNotes
Hartman RocksGunnisonOpen
Caves TrailCB SouthOpen
Recreation PathTownOpen
Tony's Trail to ViewpointTownOpen
Whetstone Vista - Upper UpperTownOpen
Brush CreekTownOpen
Lupine TrailSlate River ValleyOpenGunsight Connector is as well!
Long Lake Washington GulchOpen
Woods WalkTownOpen
Snodgrass Trail Mt. CBOpen
Deer CreekGothic ValleyOpen
Lower LoopTownOpen
Mt. Crested Butte SummitMt. CBOpen
Beaver PondsOhio PassOpen
Judd FallsGothic ValleyOpen
Crested Butte to AspenGothic ValleyClosedSnow still on the pass and blocking access to the TH. Crampons and Ice Axe recommended if you want to attempt. (Experienced climbers only)

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Some important guidelines for Hiking to keep in mind:

  • Stay on the trail at all times
  • Be prepared for all types of weather and situations
  • Pack it in, pack it out

Mountain Biking

For a more in depth look or other trails check out the Crested Butte Mountain Biking Guide.

TrailArea StatusNotes
Hartman RocksGunnisonOpen
Signal Peak (Behind WSCU)GunnisonOpen
Lower Cement Creek TrailCB SouthOpen
Walrod Connector to CavesCB SouthOpen
Recreation PathTownOpen
Tony's-Divine-Deli LoopTownOpen
Upper LoopTown
Open
Whetstone VistaTown
Open
Strand HillBrush CreekOpen
Lupine TrailSlate River ValleyOpenGunsight Connector too!
Snodgrass Trail Mt. CBOpen
Doctor ParkTaylor ValleyOpenMuddy up top. Ride through the mud not around it.
Woods Walk - Lower LoopTownOpen
Reno-Flag-Bear-DeadmanCB SouthHalf OpenDeadmans is riding but the rest are still holding snow.
Teocalli Ridge TrailBrush CreekOpenBuried under snow, dangerous creek crossings. (DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS THE CREEK)
401Gothic ValleyOpenRide through (not around) any muddy spots
Dyke TrailKebler PassClosedSuper close! one more week and it will be riding! (7/8/19)


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Some important guidelines for mountain biking to keep in mind:

  • Uphill bikers, hikers, and horseback riders ALWAYS have the right-away on any trail
  • Consider riding with others in case of an emergency
  • Please do not ride off of bike trails