Crested Butte Mountain Biking, Colorado Bike Rentals & Tours

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Biking & Bike Rentals

Crested Butte mountain biking is legendary for good reason – over 500 miles of trails, including high-octane singletrack and adventurous dirt roads, surround this biking mecca.

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  • Many Crested Butte mountain bike trails can be accessed right from town.
  • Guided Crested Butte bike tours offer a great introduction to the area's storied singletrack.
  • Rent a full-suspension mountain bike for about $60 a day.
  • Stay on pavement with the leisurely Mount Crested Butte rec path.


Crested Butte biking draws visitors from all over the world for a lifetime's worth of downhill and cross country trails.

Where to go biking

In addition to the lift-accessed resort riding, check out these recommended trails:

  • Dyke Trail: This mix of singletrack and dirt road bursting with Aspens makes a great fall ride
  • Lower Loop: A mellow ride with several variations, Lower Loop is a locals' favorite.
  • Teocalli Ridge: This doubletrack classic is known for commanding views.

While the dirt trails will keep you busy, roadies shouldn't miss out on some great road biking on Highway 135 and the rec path connecting Crested Butte and Mount Crested Butte.

Guided Tours & Rentals

Crested Butte bike guides take riding seriously – seriously fun! Research the many guided options and find a tour that's right for you.

Rent a quality Crested Butte mountain bike from several different shops in Crested Butte, Mt. Crested Butte and Gunnison.

More Resources features an extensive mountain biking guide for the area. The Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association works hard to maintain the nearby trails and hosts a number of annual events.