WHAT TO DO Trail Running
Irwin Guides 330 Belleview Ave. 970-349-5430 irwinguides.com Exceptional mountain guides trained to take clients on a range of adventures, Irwin Guides can customize running itineraries. After consulting on your goals and fitness level, the guides will create a customized itinerary featuring the best Crested Butte has to offer. Prices start around $100 per person for a half-day. DIY Trail Running If hiring a guide holds little appeal, consider a self-guided tour of the area. The most important asset you will need is a trail map, available at any of the myriad bike shops in town. For easy runs, start with the Loop Trails in town and venture out to Tony’s, which connects town to the ski area. For more advanced trails, opt for the 401, Doctors Park and Teocalli Ridge. Fly-fishing Crested Butte Angler 229 Elk Ave. 970-349-1568 crestedbutteangler.com With a wide range of fishing options from small streams to massive rivers, backcountry lakes and reservoirs, Crested Butte is a fly-fisherman’s dream. Hire an expert who knows what’s hatching where and what’s in season. Rates for half-day trips start at around $250 per person.