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Skiing: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Taylor River Ranger District

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Kebler East (winter) Trailhead

Elevation: 9,208 Feet (2870.3 Meters)

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General Description

Kebler East Trailhead lies approximately two miles west of Crested Butte. This trailhead is created each winter by lack of winter maintenance on Kebler Pass. The pass is open for winter recreational purposes including backcountry and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. It provides access to the Coal Creek drainage, Ruby and Anthracite Mountain Ranges.

Directions from Crested Butte: Drive westward on Kebler Pass approximately two miles to the winter closure.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing Kebler East Trailhead
ICON Hiking & Walking Kebler East Trailhead
ICON Backcountry Skiing Kebler East Trailhead
ICON Trailhead Parking Kebler East (winter) Trailhead
ICON Snowmobiling Kebler East Trailhead
ICON Snowshoeing Kebler East Trailhead
ICON Viewing Scenery Kebler East Trailhead

Related Activities
Kebler Pass Road - This dirt road leads through the West Elk Mountains and connects Paonia to Crested Butte. It is maintained from Memorial Day through October.

Ohio Creek Road - Ohio Creek Road leads 23.5 miles north from Gunnison to Kebler Pass. Its a great place to see the Colorado wildflowers in bloom during the summer and the golden hue of aspen trees in autumn.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Gunnison National Forest, 216 North Colorado , Gunnison, CO, 81230, Phone: 970-641-0471


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