Hiking

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Head for the Hills

Experience quiet mountain trails, incredible views, and high alpine landscapes!  Our knowledgeable guides will introduce you to the ecology, geology, and natural history of the region.  We offer trail options for every type of hiker, from novice to expert.  

Our beginner 1/2-day hikes include Crater Lake and Hunter Creek, both providing our guests with easy terrain and magnificent views.  For the intermediate hiker, trails such as our Difficult Creek hike will provide more challenging terrain in either a ½-day or ¾-day trip. 

For the more experienced hiker, we offer three full day trips including Buckskin Pass, which traverses through the Snowmass Wilderness,  Lost Man Loop, and Grizzly Lake, both trekking through the Continental Divide area. Whether you are a novice, intermediate, or advanced hiker, your adventure will give you a greater appreciation for this unforgettable place!

Looking for even more of a challenge? Try summiting a fourteener or an extended hike over to the town of Crested Butte. Remember, all trips booked online save 10% off our walk-in rate!


  • Novice Hike- AM Half Day

    A great introduction to hiking. These trips focus on a close look at the natural environment while you enjoy scenic, secluded trails. Let us choose the “most picturesque” trail depending on time of the year and group size. The elevation gain on a novice trip is 600-1,000 vertical feet; the intermediate trip is 1,000-1300 vertical feet. Round trip distance is 3-4 miles and trail time is about 2 ½ hours, including transportation. Includes refreshments.

    Novice Hike- AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Hiking
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Skill Level: 
    Easier
    Ages: 
    8-12 years (flexible)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $79.50 $71.55
    Child Rate: 
    $69.50 $62.55
  • Novice Hike- PM Half Day

    A great introduction to hiking. These trips focus on a close look at the natural environment while you enjoy scenic, secluded trails. Let us choose the “most picturesque” trail depending on time of the year and group size. The elevation gain on a novice trip is 600-1,000 vertical feet; the intermediate trip is 1,000-1300 vertical feet. Round trip distance is 3-4 miles and trail time is about 2 ½ hours, including transportation. Includes refreshments.

    Novice Hike- PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Hiking
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Skill Level: 
    Easier
    Ages: 
    6-12 yrs (flexible)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $79.50 $71.55
    Child Rate: 
    $69.50 $62.55
  • Intermediate Hike-AM Half Day

    These trips focus on a close look at the natural environment while you enjoy scenic, secluded trails. Let us choose the “most picturesque” trail depending on time of the year and group size. The elevation gain on a novice trip is 600-1,000 vertical feet; the intermediate trip is 1,000-1300 vertical feet. Round trip distance is 3-4 miles and trail time is about 2 ½ hours, including transportation. Includes refreshments.

    Intermediate Hike-AM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Hiking
    Duration: 
    AM Half Day
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    8-12 years (flexible)
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    Adult Rate: 
    $79.50 $71.55
    Child Rate: 
    $69.50 $62.55
  • Intermediate Hike- PM Half Day

    These trips focus on a close look at the natural environment while you enjoy scenic, secluded trails. Let us choose the “most picturesque” trail depending on time of the year and group size. The elevation gain on a novice trip is 600-1,000 vertical feet; the intermediate trip is 1,000-1300 vertical feet. Round trip distance is 3-4 miles and trail time is about 2 ½ hours, including transportation. Includes refreshments.

    Intermediate Hike- PM Half Day
    Activities: 
    Hiking
    Duration: 
    PM Half Day
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate
    Ages: 
    8 years and older
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    Adult Rate: 
    $79.50 $71.55
    Child Rate: 
    $69.50 $62.55
  • Advanced Hike-Full Day

    Advanced terrain for the experienced and well-conditioned hiker. You will be on the trail for 5-6 hours. Enlighten yourself with the beauty of the Rockies! When you return you will be more comfortable in the backcountry and have a sense of great accomplishment. Trail choices include: Buckskin, Lost Man Loop or Grizzly Lake. Elevation gain: 1,500-3,000 ft. Includes lunch on the trail!

    Advanced Hike-Full Day
    Activities: 
    Hiking
    Duration: 
    Full Day
    Skill Level: 
    Advanced
    Ages: 
    12 years and older
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    Adult Rate: 
    $131.50 $118.35