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Brush Creek

Brush Creek

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.

Trail Details

Difficulty
easy
Distance: 4.8 mi
Elevation gain: 374 ft
Type: Out & Back
Parking fee:

Directions

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.

Marmot’s Minimalist

Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell combining price along with performance to keep it position among the best rain shells in the market.  read the review

SALOMON QUEST 4D 3 GTX

The SALOMON QUEST 4D 3 GTX is a mid weight backpacking boot, it’s solidly made providing the ankle stability that backpackers and hikers expect for challenging trails. read the review

LifeStraw

The LifeStraw is a hand-held personal water purification system very suitable for your day hike.  read the review

Nearby Trails

Snodgrass Mountain Trail

5.8 mi | 1,594 ft | Loop

Meridian Lake Loop Trail

2.1 mi | 344 ft | Loop

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