Car pooling to Crested Butte is encouraged. You can post in the Athlete Forum to coordinate carpooling and shuttling options with other racers. Crested Butte is located just 30 minutes from the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport. For airport transportation, contact Alpine Express at 800-822-4844 or visit www.alpineexpressshuttle.com.
Race Day Luggage Transport:
Included in the registration fee is transportation for one duffel bag (per racer) of personal gear from Crested Butte to Aspen. These bags will be collected at the final check-in at Mountaineer Square. Water- proof bags are recommended! Racer’s bags will be available for pick up at the finish line in Aspen. Note, racers SHOULD NOT put anything in the bags that they will need should they not make it to Aspen (phones, money, etc.)
Any bags not picked up in Aspen will be returned to Crested Butte on Sunday afternoon. Racers who do not make the cut-off time at Star Pass and are returned to Crested Butte should plan to pick up their bag at the Crested Butte Nordic Center on Sunday afternoon. The Nordic Center is located at 620 Second Street in Crested Butte. www.cbnordic.org Note, racers SHOULD NOT put anything in the bags that they will need should they not make it to Aspen (phones, money, etc.)
Returning to Crested Butte After the Race:
Limited seats will be made available on two Nordic Center vans returning to Crested Butte, one Saturday evening and the other Sunday morning. This return transportation service can be booked during the online race registration.