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Explore the Wildflower Capital of Colorado

The hiking opportunities in Crested Butte, Colorado are endless and the area’s majestic mountain scenery is unmatched. There is a reason Crested Butte is known as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado – in the summertime the valley’s are carpeted by expanses of flowers. While you’re hiking, you will come across paths where the flowers reach your shoulders.  We also offer custom backpacking trips to get you further into the backcountry and away from crowds.  Experience all of the solitude that the Elk Mountains have to offer!


  • Professional & knowledgeable hiking guide
  • Transportation to the local trailheads
  • A detailed packing list upon reservation

Photographer Add-on

Let us capture your memories so you can focus on your adventure! A photographer is $675 per trip and based on availability. Please let the Irwin Guide’s office know 48hrs before your trip if you would like to add this to your reservation.

Full Day

6 hrs.

9am - 3pm


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Half Day

3 hrs.

9am - 12pm or 1 - 4pm


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Overnight, 2-5 days


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Please call our office at 970-349-5430 or email us at [email protected]

Tour Details

The Trails2

The Trails

Crested Butte is known for its accessibility to the outdoors with a wide variety of trails. Enjoy the high alpine tundra or the forests and flowers. 

Family Friendly2

Family Friendly

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with the whole family! Crested Butte has trails that are perfect for all ages.

Overnight Trips2

Overnight Trips

Overnight backpacking options are available upon request. Immerse yourself in the wilderness and let our guides do the cooking. To make these requests, please call our office at 970-349-5430 or email us at [email protected].

Enjoy the mountain vistas and wildflowers around Crested Butte

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