Top 5 Fall Scenes You’ll Kick Yourself for Missing
The Castles are seen easily from Ohio Pass, and are that much better when viewed through orange and yellow aspens. This perspective was taken from Mill Creek Trail, which is also close to Gunnison, CO.
Stormy Fall Weather
The cool and moody weather of fall makes the electric yellow and burnt sienna pop against dark clouds. Kebler Pass pictured above with Marcellina Mountain on the left.
Peak Views Out Your Door
When you stay at Elevation Hotel right in the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area, you can literally walk out your door to some of the best fall views in the valley. Pick and choose from a plethora of trails that wind up and around the aspen groves on the mountain.
If you’re lucky, you might just catch a bit of seasonal confusion. One of the best parts of fall is how it leads into winter, and occasionally overlaps.
4. Hillsides Awash with Gold
Sometimes the weather and foliage are timed just right to give us views like this. Scenes that make us wonder what planet we’re on.
Bonus: The Yellow Leaf Road
The crunch of fallen leaves underfoot as you walk through a canopy of golden boughs. The shocking quiet of autumn in the Crested Butte backcountry. These are the scenes of September and October that make you question if you’re dreaming.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s ski-in/ski-out hotel is not only conveniently located, but features a luxurious mountain experience. Elevation Hotel is a combination of mountain charm and contemporary urban design. Discover fine dining at the 9380 restaurant located within the building, spa, and full-service hotel amenities that also include a free town shuttle.