Climbing Mt. Crested Butte

Nov 7, 2014

We woke early on the morning of October 25, 2014 and headed
out to climb Mt. Crested Butte (Elevation: 12,162 ft or 3,707 meters)  near Crested Butte, Colorado!

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Leaving the hostel and heading for Mt. Crested Butte which is the mountain in the background.

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Walking through an aspen forest early on in our hike.

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The view. So pretty in the morning sunlight!

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Mt. Crested Butte in the Distance. Getting closer…

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Getting Higher!!!

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Approaching the peak of Mt. Crested Butte.

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The peak of Mt. Crested Butte.

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The view of the town of Crested Butte and the surrounding lands from the peak of Mt. Crested Butte.

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The view from another direction.

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The view of the town of Mt. Crested Butte.

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Me at the top!!

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What the peak looks like. The climbing of rocks to get up and down the
very top of the mountain was the best part of the hike, though sometimes slightly scary!

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Going down…

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Leaving the rocks behind as we headed down.

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Approaching town…

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Arriving at the town of Mt. Crested Butte, where we started.

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