Archive | May, 2013

Mountain Passes & Trails Opening for the Season

Getting to and from Crested Butte just got a little easier again!  Jack’s Cabin Cut-Off, Cottonwood Pass, and Kebler Pass are all OPEN for the season.   Thanks to recent consecutive days of sunshine and slowly rising temps some our of favorite lower elevation trails are beginning to open up for the season as well.  [...]

Wilderness solo skiing on Little Bear Peak

It’s Spring in the Colorado Rockies, and that guarantees only one thing…..fickle, unpredictable weather ! For the type of person that isn’t too attached to the idea of what Spring is supposed to be about, is willing to roll with what Mother Nature delivers, or is just plain ADD when it comes to outdoor recreation [...]

Hello Spring……

The first day of spring was yesterday.  This is what the 2nd day of spring looked like in Crested Butte this morning.  Go figure. Ahh spring, you gotta love it … and we do!  Truth be told spring is actually a great time of year in Crested Butte.  Temps start rising, snow starts melting and everyone has [...]

Ice Climbing

When Spring & Fall temps at 9,000 on the Western Slope of Colorado become to stormy or cold for comfortable rockclimbing days, venture into the red rock Utah desert with Crested Butte Mountain Guides and join us for a guided climb of one of the many desert towers that have made this area an international rockclimbing destination. Experience something different from the the rough alpine granite of local Taylor Canyon and The Black Canyon, and enjoy the soft red sandstone towers and the subtle beauty of the Utah desert with its stark contrasts in color and light.

Crested Butte Backcountry Skiing/Riding

Located in the heart of South America, Bolivia is the most Indian of the Andean countries, with about fifty percent of its inhabitants being descendants of Aymara and Quechua cultures. It is still an unspoiled country and its natural beauty and abundance of mountains, most of them easily accessible, is overwhelming.

Ski Mountaineering

Generally known as the birthplace of the mountain bike… Crested Butte is home to the best Colorado mountain biking, and single track riding. Crested Butte mountain biking is like nowhere else, with lush high alpine trails that offer everything from technical descents, to long, fast and smooth singletrack.