Every Friday throughout July and August, join Irwin Guides and a group of enthusiastic hikers to summit one of the area's most stunning peaks. Crested Butte, Colorado is surrounded by a number of notable mountains, each unique in setting and appearance.
Hiking schedule & Peaks for Summer 2021:
Ohio Peak - 12,673ft, July 2nd
A great peak to get the summer mountain climbing season started! Also a good intro to hiking off-trail in beautiful, alpine terrain.
Cinnamon Mountain - 12,286ft, July 9th
Avery Peak - 12,653 feet, July 16th
We'll catch our trail just past the townsite of Gothic. Once in the basin to the south of Avery, we'll ascend steep, grassy slopes to gain our summit ridge. Avery Peak has terrain that may push some comfort levels.
Park Cone - 12,100ft, July 23rd
Closer on the Gunnison side. Park Cone is an excellent way to start to explore outside out valley!
Axtel - 10,958ft, July 30th
Starting from in town this moderate hike provides lovely lake views and enjoyable swim if you so choose.
Mt. Emmons (Red Lady) - 12,401ft, August 6th
Enjoy dramatic views and colorful wild flowers on this CB classic! A great moderate hike making for a fantastic day.
Teocalli - 13,208 feet, August 13th
We will start on the Teocalli Ridge Trail but then brake off and make our summit attempt via the south ridge. This peak isn't technically challenging. It does however provide beautiful 360 degree views!
Treasury Mountain - 13,462 feet, August 20th
The Treasure Mountain hike will begin from Paradise Divide and make it's way to saddle between Cinnamon and Treasury. From here you will encounter pleasant hiking on southeast ridge. An exciting finishing push will put you on top of this very high and beautiful mountain.