East Brush Creek / Trail 400 For Mountain Biking

The 44th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

Located southeast of Crested Butte, the Trail #400 is a singletrack that climbs for the sky near Crystal Peak at 12,700'. The trail leads up the East Brush Creek drainage towards the many huts near Pearl Pass. The 400 also provides access to the beginning of the Double Top Trail (#405).

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from CB, follow SR135 south for two miles. Turn left heading east onto Brush Creek Road (FS738). After fjording West Brush Creek, continue and park near the intersection with East Brush Creek (FS738B). Continue riding up FS738B which turns into Trail #400.

Overall, East Brush Creek / Trail 400 is the 44th most popular mountain bike trail of all 175 mountain biking rides in Colorado.

Mountain Biking the East Brush Creek Trail

Mountain Biking the East Brush Creek Trail

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Gunnison National Forest (970) 641-0471; Crested Butte Visitors (800) 545-4505; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Dollys Trail Shuttle (970) 349-2620; Big Als Bicycle Heaven, Crested Butte (970) 349-0515.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike Crested Butte" from Holly Annala

Recommended Map:  "Crested Butte Trail Map" from Kent Schulte

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pioneer Cabins (970) 349-5517; Oh-Be-Joyful Campground; CB RV Resort (970) 349-6160

Luxury Loding:  Scarp Ridge Lodge, Crested Butte (866) 479-4677; Elk Mountain Lodge, Crested Butte (970) 349-7533

Breakfast Restaurant:  Izzy's Deli; Camp 4 Coffee

Reference Source:  click here http://www.cbmba.org/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/31/2016

ID:  5924

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