Recently, we took a whirlwind trip around the Colorado Rockies (Mountains)! The weather was beautiful, the temperatures comfortable, and the company unbeatable.
We drove from Glenwood Springs to Crested Butte, Colorado and stopped at various points on our way.
Everything was so peaceful and serene. And truly, the scenery is so hard to capture well enough on camera.
Crested Butte reminds me of a small Swiss Village, or what I would imagine a Swiss Village to look like. It’s picturesque, quaint, and very active town. Crested Butte was the birthplace of Mountain Biking, and remains a popular mountain biking destination today.
Besides biking, there are many hiking and walking trails.
Our first night there, we stopped to fish, and took an evening stroll overlooking the valley.
The sunlight reflecting across the valley was incredible.
There is something so charming about this place. This place has its own pace; where locals and tourists alike are there to enjoy each other’s company as well as the activities the mountains bring.
Our first full day, we summited Mt. Crested Butte where a chair-lift took us up halfway, and we hiked the rest.
The rolling meadows below our chair had a “Sound of Music” Austrian air about them.
Several events were being hosted at Crested Butte that weekend, and the peak was filled with people!
But we made it! 12,162 feet to the top!
This place certainly has its own type of magic. It’s somewhere not easily forgotten and sought after by many.
When in the Colorado Rockies, I would highly recommend taking a trip here! It would be well worth your while!