One of our most popular summer trips, the Crested Butte to Aspen hike is a MUST for anyone visiting the area. Let our knowledgeable, skilled guides show you the way to Aspen via West Maroon Pass. Working your way over the Elk Mountain Divide between the small mountain communities of Crested Butte and Aspen, CO, you’ll enjoy stunning views of surrounding peaks including the famed Maroon Bells and Pyramid Peak.
Wildflowers bloom en masse along this route during the months of July and August. You can expect to see meadows of gentian, monkshood, subalpine larkspur, rosy paintbrush, aspen sunflower, parry’s primrose, marsh marigold and mountain bluebells during your hike. Guaranteed to be an unforgettable day and the highlight of your vacation to Crested Butte!
-Total Distance: 11 miles
-Total Time: 6 to 10 hours (depending on your group)
-Elevation Gain: 2,200 feet
-Elevation Loss: 3,000 feet
-High point: 12,500 feet