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Some of the best easy access backcountry in the Front Range.


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Miles

0.8

KM

Ski Line

11,622' 3,542 m

High

10,994' 3,351 m

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0' 0 m

Up

628' 191 m

Down

24%

Avg Slope (13°)

42%

Max Slope (23°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

Butler Gulch is a popular backcountry area that is easily accessed from the Front Range. It offers a variety of terrain that allows ample opportunity for multiple laps.

Description

While this area sees quite a bit of activity, there are always untracked lines to be found. As in any backcountry area, there are potential terrain traps, so pick your line wisely.

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Missy Thompson

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 4 votes

#2

in Butler Gulch

#336

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#2

in Butler Gulch

#111

in Colorado

#336

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nice turns on good snow
Mar 30, 2015 near Georgetown, CO
John and Donna adjust their gear on the ascent.
Feb 19, 2017 near Georgetown, CO
Enjoying Butler Gulch powder!
Jun 19, 2015 near Georgetown, CO

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Dec 10, 2023
Chris Furlong
Middle section
Apr 28, 2023
Jeff N
Mar 24, 2023
Jonathon B
Apr 2, 2022
Jake Albright
Mar 19, 2022
nrj5011
5 laps, 4000'
Dec 18, 2021
Austin Gardner
2h 17m
Dec 12, 2020
Terol Pursell
Drop in east or west side of the island of trees on the upper face and the snow is great. Gets pretty shallow beyond that. 6.8mi — 3h 45m
Feb 12, 2017
Blake Gansborg
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