Tag: bucket list

Best Gunnison Valley Trails if You’re Visiting From Sea Level

Mountain Biker climbing up rock feature at Hartman Rocks, Gunnison

The high elevation of Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley is a blessing, and a curse. We have relatively cool summers, beautiful mountain vistas, and Colorado’s best wildflowers. We also have a lot of vertical relief, making for epic mountain bike descents. But, that elevation also makes it challenging to visit from sea level and… Read more »

Andrew’s Summer Ride List

Summer 2017 marks my 7-year anniversary living in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley.  That being said, I am embarrassed to say, I have yet to conquer some of the valley’s classic rides on my mountain bike. After discussing this, we as a staff thought it would be fun to post our summer bucket lists.  We will… Read more »

Laurel’s Summer Bucket List

Mountain Biking on Teo Ridge

Usually about this time of year I start thinking about favorite trails like old friends I’m going to go see soon. Those trails usually form the basis of my summer riding bucket list in the Gunnison Valley. But as I get more technically proficient on my bike, the list of trails that I can ride… Read more »

Leia’s Summer Bucket List

sunset at Hartman Rocks in Gunnison, CO

Overnight on the bike I’ve been riding in the Gunnison Valley for about 15 years and have had many epic days on long, grueling rides with scenery and terrain that literally takes my breath away. One of the greatest parts of living in the Gunnison Valley is that I can access thousands of acres of… Read more »

Daniel’s Summer Ride List

Summer is right there, just around the corner. It won’t be long, especially with this warm weather, before Hartman Rocks has melted out and the summer ride training can start. The anticipation is killing most of us, and while the trips west to Moab, Sedona, and Fruita are great, they just can’t live up to… Read more »