|Nestled in the heartland of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Crested Butte is the place to inspire your passion for adventure. With vibrant Victorian store-fronts and expressive local characters, the small historic town remains true to its heritage and radiates an unparalleled welcoming and inviting spirit that takes you back to a simpler life and time. |
Local travel experts at Crested Butte Vacations will create year-round customized, discounted packages that include lodging, airfare, lift tickets, equipment rentals, CB Mountain School lessons, transfers and additional activities, 800.544.8448 or skicb.com.
The Ice Bar and Restaurant is the "hottest" spot on the mountain for lunch. Paradise Warming House offers a cafeteria or Italian cuisine at Rustica Ristorante. The most popular après ski bar is the Butte 66 Roadhouse BBQ. Don't miss the Paradise Sleighride dinner at Rustica Ristorante or "Last Tracks" dinner at the Ice Bar and Restaurant...
CB Mountain Schools - Daycare: 6 months and up. Kid's Ski & Snowboard Instruction: Ages 3 to 16 for all ability levels. All day, morning, or afternoon lessons available. Privates available all day long. Adult Ski & Snowboard Instruction: Clinics and workshops are available for all levels. Morning and afternoon. Privates are available all day long. Contact: CB Mountain Schools, 800.444.9236; Kid's World, 800.600.7349 or 970.349.2259; Daycare, 800.600.7349. Of Note: We like helmets! Kids 12 and under are required to wear helmets during their lessons. Rental helments are available.
Did you know that Crested Butte has more fine restaurants per capita than any other town in the U.S.?
17th Annual U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Championships: Feb. 17-21, 2009.
The Butte 66 Roadhouse BBQ, and the Avalanche Bar and Grill.
Take a snowshoe tour. Ride the Red Lady Express lift and make an easy loop with spectacular views of the Elk Mountain Range. Call Guest Services
Season - Nov. 26, 2008 to April 5, 2009
Hours - 9am-4pm
Peak - 12,162 ft.
Base - 9,375 ft.
Vertical Rise - 3,062 ft.
TERRAIN & SERVICES
Beginner - 23%
Intermediate - 57%
Advanced/Expert - 20%
Skiable Acres - 1,167
Number of Trails - 121
Longest Trail - 2.6 miles
Terrain Parks - 3
Total Lifts - 16
Avg Annual Snowfall - 300 inches
Avg Days of Sun per Year - 300 days
970.349.2333 / 800.544.8448
Snow Report: 888.442.8883
LODGING | CENTRAL RESV
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
P.O. Box 5700
Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225
MILES FROM DENVER - 230
DIRECTIONS BY CAR
230 miles from Denver; 198 miles from Colorado Springs.
GETTING AROUND CRESTED BUTTE
The FREE Mountain Express Shuttle runs every 15 minutes between Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte from 7am to midnight.
DIRECTIONS BY AIR
American Airlines will fly a daily 757 jet non-stop from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and a Saturday 757 jet non-stop from Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to the Gunnison/
Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC). Delta Air Lines will fly a daily regional jet non-stop from Salt Lake City (SLC) and a Saturday 757 jet non-stop from Atlanta (ATL) to the Gunnison/Crested Butte regional airport. United Airlines/ United Express will fly three daily regional jets from Denver International Airport (DIA) to the Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport.