Crested Butte Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Crested Butte Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Prepare to be amazed! With fields of wildflowers, epic mountain vistas and over 750 miles of mountain biking trails, Crested Butte offers an unparalleled experience, and it’s yours for the taking!

  • 4 days/3 nights
  • Two tour dates available: July 27 – 30, 2017, September 14 – 17, 2017
  • Starts & ends in Crested Butte, CO
  • Lodging: Hotel, private home or condo
  • Technical Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Physical Level: Intermediate+
  • Terrain: High-alpine with some steeper climbs, dirt single track, and amazing views
  • Daily Distance Options – 10 – 20 miles (16 – 32 km)
  • $1450 USD (double occupancy)
  • Minimum 5: Maximum 12
  • Make it PRIVATE! See Dates & Pricing

What’s Included

  • 4 days of guided riding with a professional mountain bike guide. Maximum 6;1 customer/guide ratio
  • Customized tours to match your group’s ability level and trail conditions/preferences
  • 3 nights lodging, either at a hand-picked hotel, home or condo
  • 3 breakfasts and 1 group dinner on the last night of the trip
  • Welcome box of hydration mixes, energy bars, and gels upon check-in
  • Complimentary At Your Pace – Freestyle Cycling Adventures water bottle and luggage tag

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare or other transportation to and from the tour
  • Lodging before or after the tour
  • Meals, other than noted in What’s Included, allowing you to explore local cuisine. Recommendations will be sent to you with your final tour documentation
  • Travel insurance & personal expenses
  • Mountain bike rental available. Ibis Mojo 3 (27.5″) or BMC Speedfox 29er, both of which are carbon and have high-end builds. $200 USD per person

What to Expect

  • Spectacular terrain, unforgettable rides, authentic hospitality!
  • Technical Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Physical Level: Intermediate+
  • Terrain: High-alpine with some steeper climbs, dirt single track, and amazing views
  • Elevation – 8885′ (2708m)
  • Daily Distance Options – 10 – 20 miles (16 – 32 km)
  • Minimum 5: Maximum 12
  • Summer days are warm and nights are cool, with highs in the 70’s. Fall tends to be a bit cooler, with highs in the 60s.

Make this trip private.

See Dates & Pricing and contact our Colorado bike expert at 970-776-0181.

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Itinerary

Crested Butte Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Day 1 – Arrive Crested Butte – Bike Lupine Trail & Lower Loop – 10 – 12 mi (16 – 19 km)

Prepare to ride classic loops close to town with some of the best scenery and flowing singletrack to boot! Arrive in Crested Butte and meet your tour guide for a welcome orientation and route review. Then we’ll head out to ride out for our first ride! Lupine trail traverses above the Slate River, offers amazing views and incredible trails, and connects with both the new Gunsight Trail as well as the Lower Loop. All told, you get an awesome ride over 10 miles without ever losing sight of town! Tonight, relax and enjoy dinner own your own in town. Your tour guide will review the culinary options during your welcome orientation.

Meals: N/A | Lodging: Hotel, private home or condo

Day 2 – Hartman Rocks – 15 -20 mi (24 – 32 km)

Located in Gunnison, just 30 minutes south of Crested Butte, Harman Rocks is a high-desert environment with lots of fun playful and technical features. Named for the granite ridge that dominates the area, this ride is a great way to sample most of the best aspects of Hartman Rocks. You’ll get plenty of challenge, flow, and exposure in a beautiful setting and will experience one of Western Colorado’s best kept secrets. Shuttle to/from Gunnison included.

Breakfast included | Lodging: Hotel, private home or condo

Day 3 – 401 Trail – 12 mi (19km)

The definition of alpine mountain biking! The loop provides endless views of Colorado’s breathtaking Elk range, winding its way around alpine lakes, through aspen groves and fields of wildflowers, while immersing riders in shoulder-high skunk cabbage. This ride ranks among the best of its style, and among the best in the area. Enjoy the evening with newfound friends at a special farewell dinner.

Breakfast/dinner included | Lodging: Hotel, home or condo

Day 4 – Meander, Happy Hour, and Upper Loops – Departure – Intermediate – 10 – 12 mi (16 – 19 km)

A beautiful intermediate-level tour of the trails around Mt. Crested Butte. This ride has it all! Some decent climbing on the backside of the mountain leads to wonderful descents through the aspen trees while taking in the views over town. There are several options to add mileage by riding spurs and loops.

Breakfast included | Lodging: N/A

Note: This represents an example riding itinerary. Each of our tours is customized to match your group’s ability level and trail conditions/preferences.

Dates and Prices

Crested Butte Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Dates:

July 27 – 30, 2017
September 14 – 17, 2017

Price Per person based on double occupancy, $1450 USD per person

Single Supplement: From $350 USD

Make your tour PRIVATE! Contact us to request your private tour.

Private Price Per person based on double occupancy, $1700 USD per person

Private Price Single Supplement: From $350 USD

Accommodations

Getting Here

Crested Butte Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Crested Butte, CO is approximately 35 minutes from Gunnison, CO and 4 hours from Denver, CO
Closest airports to Crested Butte, CO:

 

Bikes

Crested Butte Guided Mountain Bike Tour

Bike rental options for this tour:

Mountain bike rental available. Ibis Mojo 3 (27.5″) or BMC Speedfox 29er, both of which are carbon and have high-end builds. $200 USD per person.

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from $1450 Per Person

Double Occupancy

LODGING:

Hand-picked hotel, home or condo

BEST TIMES:
Jul
Sep
ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Intermediate+

DURATION:

4 days/3 nights

DAILY DISTANCE OPTIONS:

10 – 20 miles (16 – 32 km)

START - END:

Start in Crested Butte, CO
End in Crested Butte, CO

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