• 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.



  • Half-Day Hike (3-4 hours)

    • 1 person $170

    • 2 people $95/person

    • 3-4 people $85/person

    • 5+ $65/person

  • Full Day Hike (4-8 hours)

    • 1 person $275​

    • 2 people $145/person

    • 3-4 people $115/person

    • 5+ $105/person

  • Hike Crested Butte to Aspen or Aspen to Crested Butte

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

  • Backpacking

    • 1 person $340/day

    • 2 people $190/person/day

    • 3-4 people $160/person/day

    • 5+ people $130/person/day


*Lunch and food upgrades available upon request


*Ask about our family and group discounts



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 2020 for our 14th 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. Group sizes will be limited. 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM-ish


Most 2019 dates sold out. Stay tuned for 2020!

$80 per hike.


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!


Join us on an all-women's adventure into the heart of one of Colorado’s most beautiful wilderness areas. Think alpine lakes, fields of wildflowers, alpine passes, and remarkable ridges. For three days, you’ll reap the benefits of traveling with an expert guide who will share both her intimate knowledge of the mountains and her ability to be completely self-sufficient in the backcountry. You will learn the skills and gain the confidence you need to embark on your own backpacking adventures, all while meeting an amazing group of like-minded women. No experience required. We can provide gear if needed. More information is here.

August 16-18, 2019.

School Backpacking Trip