Crested Butte: Walking Through a Sea of Wildflowers

Pubblicato: luglio 31, 2013 in Altura e Cultura

Wake and Wander

Check this out for a little perspective on the remoteness of Crested Butte: Despite its location about 12 miles from Aspen as the crow flies, the shortest distance via car between the two towns is approximately 100 miles in the summer when the mountain passes are open. In the winter weather, the passes are closed and the drive is about 170 miles, which is directly due to the fact that Crested Butte is served by only one major road, Highway 135, that dead-ends into the town and the adjacent Gunnison National Forest.

Because of this, as the locals put it, anyone who comes to Crested Butte really wants to come to Crested Butte. As any experienced traveler knows, this is exactly the sort of thing that makes a town special, the fact that anyone you see had to go out of their way to get there. No one’s driving through…

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