Event Overview

The Grand Traverse Mountain Run is a point-to-point ultra marathon from Crested Butte to Aspen, Colorado. The course follows the route of the Grand Traverse Backcountry Ski race. In total, runners travel 40 miles across the Elk Mountains with over 6,000′ of elevation gain.


Racer Manual



INDIVIDUAL Registration Cost:

December-February ——–30% Discount ——— $105.00
March-May ———————20% Discount ——— $120.00
June-September 3rd ———– 10% Discount ——— $135.00
September 4th (walk-up) ——- 0% Discount ——— $150.00

Dual Sport – Individual Registration Cost:

December-February ——–20% Discount ——— $168.00
March-May ———————20% Discount ——— $192.00
June-September 3rd ———– 20% Discount ——— $216.00
September 4th (walk-up)——- 20% Discount ——— $240.00

Grand Traverse Triple Crown

Individuals who will be, or have completed the 2020 GT Ski, may enter themselves into the 2020 Triple Crown competition by registering as a Dual Sport competitor through either online summer registrations. Please reference your Ski confirmation #, or Team Name.

Refund Policy

December 1st to May 31st  –  75% Refund of Individual Registration
June 1st to July 31st  –  50% Refund of Individual Registration
August 1st to August 25th –  25% Refund of Individual Registration

Refund requests will not be accepted beyond August 25th

Request a Refund

The Racer Manual and this website outline all requirements, procedures, and policies for the Grand Traverse Mountain Run race on a regular year. Given the ever-evolving circumstances of the COVID-19 epidemic, all procedures and services are subject to change. We are actively working on alternate procedures and policies in the event the race needs to be modified or cancelled due to government mandates. We will keep you abreast of new information as we have it. 

Friday, September 4th, 2020

Bib Pick-up & Registration

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Crested Butte Nordic Center — 620 2nd Street in Downtown Crested Butte.

Racers may register In-Person, or Online up until 6 PM the day prior to the race.

Racer Briefing

6:00 PM
Non-Mandatory racer meeting covering course details and race updates.
Crested Butte Nordic Center — 620 2nd. Street

Saturday, September 5th, 2020

Late Bib Pick-up

5:15 AM
Start Line – 200 Block of Elk Avenue (In front of Post Office)


6:00 AM
Downtown Crested Butte – Start Line located on 200 Block of Elk Avenue (In front of Post Office)

Finish & Vendor Expo

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ajax Park,  Aspen –  Located at 1001 S. Ute Avenue
Enjoy the finish line ambiance with cold beer and BBQ meal!

Podium Ceremony

2:00 PM
Ajax Park, Aspen

IMPORTANT:  All information is subject to change.  For the safety of racers and volunteers, weather conditions may require a change in the race start time or location, the official course, or race rules – or may lead to cancellation.

25k Grin & Bear It – Trail Run
July 18th, 2020 – Crested Butte


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Return Shuttles

Return transportation may be booked through online race registration. Capacity is limited, no additional shuttles will be added once sold out.

Aspen to Crested Butte

$40/pp – Departing Saturday, 6:00 PM from Ajax Park.


Our Lodging Partners provide diverse lodging choices for our Grand Traverse racers.
Link to Lodging Partner page.

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