Registration Opens December 1st, 2017

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 2018 GT Ski, may enter the INDIVIDUAL Triple Crown by registering as a Dual Sport competitor through online registation. Please reference your Ski confirmation #.

Triple Crown TEAM Registration: Athletes forming a Team must register separately for each race, identifying a 2018 GT Ski Result to assign your team. The Mountain Bike team member must follow the same procedure, registering individually via the MTB registration.

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 September 1st  –  25% Refund of Individual Registration


Request a Refund

Friday, August 31st, 2018

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 1st, 2018


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 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.  The registration fee is non-refundable.



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