Hiking in the Colorado Rockies

Crested Butte Hiking

We specialize in custom Colorado hiking and peak tours, and can accommodate large groups, individuals, or families. Our adventures range from nature hikes to 5-day backpacking tours. The possibilities are endless. You tell us what you hope to see and experience, and we’ll design a trip around your requests. Our objective is to provide a safe, custom and unique experience that is affordable for anyone. Crested Butte Mountain Guides offers a wide range of hiking tours and programs for all ages, levels, and abilities. Crested Butte is surrounded by wilderness and mountain ranges making it a haven for hikers of any experience.

Special Theme Hikes

Easy Colorado Mountain Summits: Mostly walking up steep slopes with only a little exposure, Mount Baldy 12,800ft, Augusta/Mineral Point 12,500 ft., Mount Emmons 12,500 ft., Carbon Peak 12,000 ft., Ruby Mtn. 12,600 ft., Cinnamon 12,300 ft.

Non-Technical Peaks:

Peaks requiring more hiking experience. For people looking for more of an adventure but not using any hard skills, Whetstone Mtn. 12,500 ft., Richmond Mtn. 12,500 ft., Purple Mtn. 12,950 ft., Italian Mountain 13,379 ft., Treasury Mtn. 13,400 ft., Teocalli Mtn. 13,200 ft., Gothic Mtn. 12,500 ft.

Colorado Wildflower Hikes:

Come join us on a fun and educational tour through the beautiful backcountry surrounding Crested Butte while learning about the wildflowers, geology, and history of the area. Our guides are regular hike leaders at the annual Crested BUtte Wildflower Festival and have extensive and intimate knowledge of the surrounding mountains and their hidden gems.

Peak Tours:

If you are looking to cover more ground and gain a little altitude, you can follow our guides up above tree line to “bag a peak” and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. The area surrounding Crested Butte offers an array of peaks to summit. Some have steep, rocky ridges while others are grassy summits blanketed with alpine wild flowers.