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-August 30th ———– 10% Discount ——— $135.00
August 31st (walk-up) ——- 0% Discount ——— $150.00

Dual Sport / Triple Crown – Individual Registration Cost:

December-February ——–20% Discount ——— $168.00
March-May ———————20% Discount ——— $192.00
June-August 30th ———– 20% Discount ——— $216.00
August 31st (walk-up)——- 20% Discount ——— $240.00

Grand Traverse Triple Crown

Individuals who will be, or have completed the 2019 GT Ski, may enter themselves into the 2019 Triple Crown by registering as a Dual Sport competitor through either online summer registration. 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


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Friday, August 30th, 2019

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, August 31st, 2019

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.



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 discounted rates to Grand Traverse racers.
Link to Lodging Partner page.

Course Details





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