East Fork Trailhead


Range: Elk Mountains

Road Difficulty

2WD, easy dirt road 1   (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)

Driving Directions

Access to West Maroon Pass and Frigid Air Pass.From Crested Butte, take Gothic Road (317) north through Mt. Crested Butte and follow it past the Gothic townsite, past Emerald Lake, over Schofield Pass, and ~1 additional mile. Parking is on the east side.

Winter Access

No winter maintenance
Status Updates 
Posted By: BobbyFinn
Info: Access to Schofield Pass from the Crested Butte side is still closed due to an avy that crosses the road just below Emerald Lake.

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