• Crested Butte's unique geology contributes to Colorado's most spectacular display of wildflowers and vistas.

  • Nearly all of the land surrounding Crested Butte is public, providing for unique and uncrowded experiences in nature.



  • We specialize in designing and leading hiking and backpacking trips for all ability levels and groups of any size.

  • We strive to take you to the most unique and stunning locations.

  • We're trained scientists as well as mountain guides, offering extensive knowledge of local flora, fauna, ecology, and geology.



  • Private Hike = $500/day/guide (1:6 guide:client ratio), $350/ half-day

  • Hike Crested Butte to Aspen or Aspen to Crested Butte

    • Prices vary depending on shuttle needs, etc.  Please contact us for pricing.

  • ​Backpacking =$650/day/guide​

  • Friday Adventure Hikes = $100/person


*Lunch and food upgrades available upon request


*Ask about our family and group discounts


School Backpacking Trip
School Backpacking Trip

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Celebrate with handstands

Crested Butte Backpacking
Crested Butte Backpacking

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School Backpacking Trip
School Backpacking Trip


Join us for a half-day tour of Crested Butte's most stunning locations as we go on 3-4 mini-hikes in the local valleys and alpine zones. Please contact us to schedule your private tour.

Join us in 2021 for our 15th season of these grand Friday adventures. Designed by serious hikers for serious hikers, these advanced hikes take you off the beaten path and off-trail to several of Crested Butte’s most stunning and remote locations. Escape the crowds and visit special places most locals have never even been to. Hikers should plan on hiking 6-8 miles and climbing 2,000 to 3,000 vertical feet. We limit the group sizes based on the plan each week. 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM-ish. $100/person.

Remaining 2021 Dates:  
July  30
August 6


Do you feel like you’d like to take a little more time to gander? Want to stretch the legs of your artistic side? Discover your creative nature in these custom experiences led by nature writer Molly Murfee and visual artist Ivy Walker. These hikes feature stops along the trail to dabble in nature writing, journaling, drawing, painting and other visual mediums. You could spend your time picking up the skills to sketch a plant, experimenting with poetry, or hiking to a pristine spot to do a watercolor.  

Contact us to reserve your date!