Crested Butte Area Trail Report

Mountain Bike Crested Butte, Gunnison and Salida Singletrack Guide


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CB Trails Detailed Descriptions, Maps, and Current Status

Updated Monday May 23, 2016

Gunnison

Hartman Rocks: Beginner, Intermediate, expert
Conditions: It's past May 15th... it's all riding soooooo gooooooodddd!!!
Good to Go

Brush Creek Area

Rides in the Brush Creek area, 2-3 miles South and East of the Town of Crested Butte.
Strand Hill: advanced intermediate
Conditions: May 23 - Running water up top, as usual, but Strand Hill is feeling the rubber! Don't forget to ride the wave - stay on trail and ride the puddle or water. Please don't make dual track or widened trails.
Good to Go
Deer Creek:expert loop
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Farris Creek / 402: advanced medium length rides
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Teocalli Ridge:expert
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended

Near Town

Lupine Trail: easier intermediate ride
Conditions: Including Gunsight Connector - all are riding well. One snow spot in the dark timber section of Gunsight, please stay on trail!
Good to Go
Upper Loop / Tony’s Trail / Whetstone Vista
Conditions: May 23 - Oh yeah - the whole network is riding great! Add Happy Hour into the Mix at the starting end of the Upper Loop.
Good to Go
CBMR Mountain Trails: Easy Int to Expert
Conditions: May 23 - Happy Hour is riding on/off the Upper Loop really well, West Side still holding snow as are many of the CBMR trails.
Not Recommended
Lower Loop: Beginner and intermediate trails
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Snodgrass Trail: Intermediate
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended

Kebler Pass Area

Rides near Kebler Pass, West of the Town of Crested Butte.
Kebler Pass Wagon Trail: easier intermediate ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
The Dyke Trail:advanced to expert level ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended

Taylor Canyon Area

This area lies 10-20 miles South and East of Crested Butte.
Doctor Park:expert ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended

Gothic Area

Rides in the area of Gothic, 5 miles North of Mt. Crested Butte. Trail 403
starts from the next drainage to the West.
Trail #403:expert ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Trail 401:Advanced intermediate ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended

Cement Creek Area

Rides in the Cement Creek drainage East of Crested Butte South, 6 1/2 miles south of Crested Butte.
Cement Creek Trail:easier intermediate ride
Conditions: Lower Cement Creek Trail is raging! Get out there!
Good to Go
Walrod Cutoff Trail 418: The Caves Loop: expert
Conditions: Good to go!
Good to Go
Reno / Flag/ Bear / Deadman’s Gulch: Expert
Conditions: May4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Reno Ridge & Deadman’s Gulch: expert ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Trail 409 and the Point Lookout Trail:expert ride
Conditions: May 23 - You can ride up 409 a ways until you hit snow, but adding on Caves, Walrod Cutoff, Warm Springs and such, and you got some riding in!!!
Not Recommended
Trail 412, 405.2a, 405 & 409.5A or Point lookout
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended
Waterfall Creek Cutoff Trail:expert ride
Conditions: May 4 - Snow
Not Recommended

Winter Riding

Lily Lake Not Recommended