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 Friday May 29, 2015

Gunnison

Hartman Rocks: Beginner, Intermediate, expert
Conditions: March 31,2015 WOW! Hartman Rocks is now open!
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 29th. Reports are a little mud and snow but good to go!
Good to Go
Deer Creek:expert loop
Conditions: May 15, 2015 - Not Yet, but this will be one of the first big ones to open up, stay tuned. All this rain and cool temps are slowing the process of the trails opening.
Not Recommended
Farris Creek / 402: advanced medium length rides
Conditions: snow and mud and the river crossing could be sketch.
Not Recommended
Teocalli Ridge:expert
Conditions: May 3, 2015 Not yet.
Not Recommended

Near Town

Lupine Trail: easier intermediate ride
Conditions: May 15, 2015. Has been dry and spring like! could be muddy with all this rain for a couple days, turn back if it is! Thanks.
Good to Go
Upper Loop / Tony’s Trail / Whetstone Vista
Conditions: May 12: Dry and ready to ride. Thanks to volunteers who came out last week to buff the new upper upper re-route. the old upper upper has some down trees.
Good to Go
CBMR Mountain Trails: Easy Int to Expert
Conditions: May 3, 2015 Evolution Bike Park Opening day for 2015 is June 13th!
Not Recommended
Lower Loop: Beginner and intermediate trails
Conditions: May 30, 2015 Here lower is melted out upper is not. Please don't jump the gun on this trail it should be open soon.
Not Recommended
Snodgrass Trail: Intermediate
Conditions: May 12, 2015 The Allen family will give the ok for Snodgrass when they feel it's ready to go. Please respect the closure until then. Thanks to the Allen family for the seasonal access to this great trail!
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 12, 2015! Still quite a few snow patches and mud.
Not Recommended
The Dyke Trail:advanced to expert level ride
Conditions: May 3, 2015 Snow and mud.
Not Recommended

Taylor Canyon Area

This area lies 10-20 miles South and East of Crested Butte.
Doctor Park:expert ride
Conditions: Doctor's park ok as an out and back but likely still muddy and snow up top for the loop. Lots of down trees.
Not Recommended

Gothic Area

Rides in the area of Gothic, 5 miles North of Mt. Crested Butte. Some rides like Rock Creek Trail #403,
start from the next drainage to the West.
Trail #403:expert ride
Conditions: May 12, 2015 Snow and mud.
Not Recommended
Trail 401:Advanced intermediate ride
Conditions: April 30, 2015 Most of the high trails are not open for MTB yet, on a typical year 401 does not open as a loop until late June/early July. We just skied up here yesterday.
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: upper and lower good to go!
Good to Go
Walrod Cutoff Trail 418: The Caves Loop: expert
Conditions: May 15, Dry and rideable until this rain, could be muddy for a few days! Please turn back if gooey or at least walk the muddy spots.
Good to Go
Reno / Flag/ Bear / Deadman’s Gulch: Expert
Conditions: May 3, 2015 Snow
Not Recommended
Reno Ridge & Deadman’s Gulch: expert ride
Conditions: April 30, 2015: Snow and mud. Although we have had a dry year and unseasonably warm temps this month most of the area trails are not open for MTB yet. Stay tuned!
Not Recommended
Trail 409 and the Point Lookout Trail:expert ride
Conditions: May 15, 2015: Just got a report that there is still several large snow patches in the woods on 409. needs at least a week or maybe two with this cool weather. Workday this Saturday on Point Lookout.
Not Recommended
Trail 412, 405.2a, 405 & 409.5A or Point lookout
Conditions: May 12, 2015 Snow and mud on Walroad, 405 and 405.2A. Work day this Saturday the 16th on Point Lookout. Warm Springs dry by the end of today, just a little slick in spots last night.
Not Recommended
Waterfall Creek Cutoff Trail:expert ride
Conditions: April 30, 2015: Snow and mud.
Not Recommended