The Brush Creek Trail follows the east side of Mt. Crested Butte with nice views of the east river valley, besides magnificent alpine views and the fantastic high alpine wildflowers.
Brush Creek is about 15 minutes east of Crested Butte.
Gear For This Hike
The climate in Crested Butte is cold and temperate. The rainfall is significant, with precipitation even during the driest month. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water.