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CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO

Hiking Colorado’s Elk Range: Crested Butte

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Program #18924RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

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Peter McCarville

Peter McCarville is a consulting geologist, geological instructor and educator who has lived in Colorado on the western slope since 1995. He also works as an instructor and program designer for Mountains and Plains Institute (MPILLS), leading hiking and skiing excursions, while making cameo appearances as a geology expert on other programs. He has a wonderful ability to convey complex natural history in layman's terms.

Len Ewy

Len Ewy retired recently after 31 years as a captain in the Fort Collins Fire Department. He served in many roles including training officer and public outreach. For the last three years, Len has served as a seasonal interpretive guide for the city of Fort Collins natural areas, interpreting geology, ecology, and cultural history for many visitors. He has written articles published in regional and national publications with an emphasis on combining science with personal observations to create stories that can be of interest and appreciated by the general public. Len has further volunteered in Rocky Mountain National Park and has extensively hiked and backpacked in the Park and the Rockies.

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5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences

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