Ultrarunners Are Heading To Crested Butte, Colo., Long Popular With Mountain Bikers

Ultrarunners Are Heading To Crested Butte, Colo., Long Popular With Mountain Bikers

Ultrarunners Are Heading To Crested Butte, Colo., Long Popular With Mountain Bikers

Ultrarunners Are Heading To Crested Butte, Colo., Long Popular With Mountain Bikers

It seem just about everyone is flocking to Crested Butte, Colorado these days to take in our pristine mountain views, lush meadows and wildflower covered hillsides. Ultrarunners Are Heading To Crested Butte, Colo., Long Popular With Mountain Bikers. A favorite trail among ultrarunners and mountain bikers alike is our Trail 401. Climbing out of Schofield pass to an elevation of 10,707, Trail 401 cuts through a beautiful evergreen forest and into the high alpine for spectacular mountain views. It then meanders down into fields of colorful wildflowers which last well into July. While this trail has long time been a favorite with mountain bikers, running may be one of the best ways to experience the pristine beauty of the 401. When running, you don’t have gears or chains to worry about, no large, heavy hiking pack, just the wind and sun in your face. You will find a certain peace out here that one may not find while flying down the trail on their mountain bike. It’s just you and the vast wilderness. Even better,since not everyone is into mountain biking, running or jogging is something just about everyone can do. All you need is a good pair of shoes. So the next time you are thinking about heading out into the wilderness, consider trail running and you’ll understand why Ultrarunners Are Heading To Crested Butte, Colo., Long Popular With Mountain Bikers.

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