Tag: trails

Ride Report: Baxter Gulch

For the last 30 years, the Baxter Gulch area has been off-limits to public recreation, at least if you wanted to access it from town. Soon, thanks to efforts by the Crested Butte Land Trust, the Town of Crested Butte, the US Forest Service, the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association, and many others this historic… Read more »

#OneGoodRide Instagram Roundup August 2017

Summer has blown by and in the morning there’s a hint of chill in the air signifying the approach of fall. The wildflowers are still on point with huge blooms of fireweed and handlebar-high segments still holding strong in the alpine but time is running out to get some rides in before flower-season winds down and… Read more »

Ride Report: Matchless+Dr. Park

The day didn’t start as planned. My buddy Shaw met me at my house in CB South at 8am with the initial plan to ride Crystal Peak/400/Block and Tackle/Doubletop/Hunter Creek. I figured this was my best bet to rack up a ton of Trailquest miles. 45 minutes after we left my house Shaw came to… Read more »

#OneGoodRide Instagram Roundup July 2017

The alpine season is finally here in full force. Yes, we know that the 401 still has limited access, but limiting yourself to this ride is limiting your imagination for everything else there is to ride in the Valley. Case in point, this month’s #OneGoodRide Roundup features photos from some of the lesser-known trails in the… Read more »

Ride Report: Green Lake Trail

Green Lake Trail is one of the closest trails to the town of Crested Butte. Access is directly behind the Big Mine Ice Arena at the end of Belleview Ave. Be prepared for a long and arduous uphill battle. Starting at 8890’ in town, winding switchbacks with a consistent pitch take you up to 10600’… Read more »

#OneGoodRide Instagram Roundup June 2017

Another busy month has come and gone in the Gunnison Valley. Some highlights include The Original Growler over Memorial Day, a 64 mile race won by 1 second; the release of our new map APP CBGTrails which includes Trailquest, a game that challenges you to ride all 750 miles of Gunnison Valley singletrack; and the… Read more »

Ride Report: Cement Creek

view from 409, walrod cutoff intersection

Cement Creek is often one of the first north valley locations to melt out during the summer. Due to its location a few miles south of the main range, it generally receives less snow than other areas even just a little bit north. This past year has been a bit of an exception though. At… Read more »

TrailQuest

trailquest screenshot

Announcing the newest version of our free CBGTrails Map App, complete with TrailQuest! We’ve been working with our map genius, Derrick Nehrenberg and his team at GoMaps, on a pretty sweet project for months now. We’re pleased to announce that, just in time for this year’s Gunnison Growler Weekend, we have released the new CBGTrails… Read more »

#OneGoodRide Instagram Roundup May 2017

It’s that time of year again. Hartman Rocks has been open for over a month; snow is starting to melt out in places like lower Cement Creek and the Upper Loop. We may not be setting any PRs on Strava yet, but you can bet we’re out on our bikes every chance we can get…. Read more »