Dolly's Mountain Shuttle has gained the reputation of "the mountain shuttle" for the Crested Butte area. If you are hiking to and from Aspen, wanting to mountain bike some of our famous single track or need a ride between Aspen and Crested Butte, Dolly's Mountain Shuttle is who you need to call. We offer the best shuttle to and from any trailhead, whether you're heading out to hike or bike.
We now also offer Colorado Wine Country Tours! This day trip from Crested Butte to Paonia is a great way to see the beautiful wineries that are right out our back door! With this tour, you typically leave Crested Butte at 10:00am and arrive back in CB at approx. 6:00pm. Stop for lunch, shop at local orchards and visit 3-6 wineries that all provide free tastings. All trips are customizable to your group needs. We offer this trip in one of our 6-passenger SUV's or one of our 11-passenger vans. Both vehicle types have roof racks that can store all of your purchases. We will offer this day trip for the month of June and again in the fall. The hour and a half ride over Kebler Pass takes you to some of the most amazing wineries in the country. Please visit our Rates page for pricing.
More about Crested Butte to Aspen hike... The West Maroon Trailhead is located 13 miles outside of Crested Butte, approx. a 40 minute drive (4x4 SUV highly recommended if you have to drive, parking is very limited). The hike is 10.5 miles one-way and takes 6 hours on average, keep in mind that you are only as fast as your slowest hiker!
Dogs are allowed but must be leashed. If you are bringing your dog, you must also reserve a seat for it in the van. Our shuttles book up quickly, especially on weekends. We have a limited number of vans so please book early to ensure a seat. We recommend getting going as early as possible to avoid afternoon thunderstorms.
Later in the summer you will see amazing wildflowers and in the fall you can enjoy the Aspen trees changing colors. Depending on the previous winter's snowfall, the trail typically becomes passable in late June to mid-July.
If you are hiking from Aspen to CB, we suggest you get going early by taking a taxi or hotel shuttle to the trailhead. We do NOT recommend that you wait for the Maroon Bells shuttle bus to start. At the end of your hike, Dolly's will meet you at the West Maroon Trailhead and take you into Crested Butte. You may also arrange for a ride back to Aspen. It is popular to hike to Crested Butte, enjoy happy hour or dinner and catch a ride back to Aspen.
If you are hiking from CB to Aspen, you will need to make sure you have reservations from the Maroon Bells Scenic Area to Aspen Highlands. This is new for 2021. Please see below for more information. Dolly's will take you to the West Maroon trailhead early in the morning and you may also arrange for a ride back to Crested Butte if you do not wish to hike both ways.
Getting married in the Gunnison Valley? Our valley hosts a myriad of picture-perfect ceremony sites, but not always easily accessible for out of town guests. Let Dolly's Mountain Shuttle provide the transportation so that you and your guests can relax and enjoy a perfect day. Visit our Weddings Page for more details!
And of course, we can get you to your tee time at a golf course, to the river in Almont for fishing, to a doctor's appointment...you name it. We go everywhere. Check out our Rates or call us for pricing.