Mt. Crested Butte Guides Ridge Climb

Sep 14, 2024
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Ride the Silver Queen lift to about 12,000’ (1 time lift ticket included). Ascend an 800’ ridge to the peak of Mount Crested Butte for epic views of the West Elk mountain range.

Let our guides show you the ropes of alpine climbing to the summit of Mount Crested Butte at 12,162′

This European-style alpine adventure is guaranteed to be the highlight of your Crested Butte vacation!

Though intimidating to look at, this climb is a great introduction to technical alpine climbing or rock climbing depending on how the route is approached.

Due to the varying levels of difficulty, the Guides Ridge is perfect as a family outing for adventurous kids, or can be equally challenging for the seasoned alpine climber or rock jock.


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