Archive | August, 2013

The Wildflowers of Summer 2013

Crested Butte locals and visitors alike were treated to a truly spectacular wildflower season this summer.  After last summer’s lackluster wildflower display (due in part to extremely dry conditions and high summer temps) this year’s burst of mountain color was a welcomed sight.   A wet spring followed by a wetter than normal summer resulted [...]

New and Improved Trails in Crested Butte

  I finally got to ride the Lower Loop for the first time this season (what can I say, I’m a rock climber first and a mtn biker second) with the father/son team Sandy and Sanders Benkwith.  I was pleasantly surprised to find the trail in far better shape than it was last year.  The [...]