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Have you ever dreamed of pristine Mountains, lakes, and rivers offering adventure after AdventurE, Day after day?

Irwin Guides is a global guide service that specializes in building adventure activities based on your skills and goals. Whether you are an outdoor expert looking for adrenaline-pumping pursuits or a family looking for the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon - you are in the right hands. Let us guide you on your next adventure. 

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Here in Crested Butte, we have endless outdoor adventures to amuse and challenge you. Enjoy a whitewater-rafting trip on the Taylor River where you and your family paddle through exciting Class 3 whitewater; hop on a state-of-the-art mountain bike and enjoy one of Crested Butte’s world-class single-track trails or  fly-fish in one of our many gold medal streams and land a Rainbow, Brown, or Cutthroat trout. Let us show you that summer in the Rockies is as good as it gets!

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  • Homebase: Crested Butte, Colorado
  • We operate in locally in Crested Butte and guide a handful of international expeditions.
  • Please see our partner page to view our local partners and guide services: www.crestedbutteguides.com
  • Call 1.970.349.5430 or email info@irwinguides.com to book
  • Irwin Backcountry Guides operates under a special use permit from the US Forest Service to guide snowcat skiing, hiking, and peak climbs in the Gunnison National Forest.
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