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Gunnison Valley

Mountain biking in Crested Butte and Gunnison

The Gunnison Valley has more than 750 miles of singletrack trails. From high alpine classics in Crested Butte to technical high desert rides in Gunnison, the possibilities are endless. Start planning your Colorado MTB trip now!


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Offset your carbon footprint

When people visit Gunnison-Crested Butte this year, their travel will add carbon to our atmosphere. Through a new program unique to the Gunnison Valley, visitors can now offset the environmental impact of their trip by recording a ride, hike or run using the CBGTrails app. It is free and easy to use, and for every mile recorded, users offset 22 pounds of carbon. A 23-mile bike ride in the Gunnison Valley will turn a round-trip drive from Denver into a carbon-neutral trip.


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Gunnison-Crested Butte economic development

For more information about moving yourself or your business to the Gunnison Valley, visit the Gunnison-Crested Butte economic development website.


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Activities


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Blog

Gothic Road (Highway 135) winds through the mountains of the Gunnison Valley.

Crested Butte vs. Aspen

Crested Butte and Aspen are both iconic Colorado mountain towns. We’ve put together a comparison of these two vacation destinations to help you understand the similarities and READ MORE

A bus drives south from Mt Crested Butte to Crested Butte. A snow covered Crested Butte is in the background.

Tips On Making Your Crested Butte Vacation More Sustainable

Sustainable travel is a way to travel and vacation that is good for the environment, economy, and community of where you’re vacationing. The goal is to be READ MORE

A man rides a mountain bike over a rocky trail at Hartman Rocks.

Five Beginner Mountain Bike Trails at Hartman Rocks

Increase in popularity of mountain biking During the pandemic, many people have turned to mountain biking as a socially distanced and fun way to spend time outdoors. READ MORE


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