What to know before you go

  • Dress in layers, weather can change in an instant.
  • Bring lots of water, elevation can dehydrate you.
  • Bring sunscreen-sun exposure is more extreme at higher elevations.
  • Insect repellant is advised during summer months.
  • Sturdy hiking shoes recommended, terrain is rough.
  • Be prepared for extreme mountain weather changes anytime.
  • Personal first aid kit is advisable.
  • No cell service in Crystal or the surrounding areas.
  • Emergency services are limited and remote.
  • No public drinking water in Crystal, personal water purification is recommended.
  • No public restrooms in Crystal.