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what is the quickest route from Vail to Crested Butte

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what is the quickest route from Vail to Crested Butte

What is the QUICKEST route from Vail to Crested Butte, CO

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1. Re: what is the quickest route from Vail to Crested Butte

The only realistic way is 24 to Leadville to Buena Vista, 50 over to Gunnison. Probably figure four hours. It's one of those places that's simply not easy to get to. But a nice drive.

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2. Re: what is the quickest route from Vail to Crested Butte

And check www.cotrip.org for road/construction alerts. Hwy 24 north of Leadville is closed at this time due to a large sinkhole at the side of the road. They are evaluating it and will get the road open as soon as it is safe, I'm sure.

Right now you could either go east to Hwy 91 and then to Leadville, etc. or you could go to Glenwood, then over McClure Pass to Delta, Montrose, Gunnison, Crested Butte. I think either way would be approx. the same drive time, a little longer than the route Tumbleweed describes.

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3. Re: what is the quickest route from Vail to Crested Butte

When are you planning on traveling? A shorter route would be over Cottonwood Pass but it's closed in the winter.

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