Crested Butte is a festival town, from excellent live music, art, wildflowers, mountain biking and film, this mountain mecca offers an array of special annual events that are worth planning your trip around. Crested Butte is set in one of the least known, most beautiful alpine landscapes in North America, and the charm and beauty…

Crested Butte offers thousands of acres of some of the world’s most renowned mountain bike country. The Gunnison Valley has more than 750 miles of singletrack mountain bike trails and is arguably considered the birthplace of mountain biking. You’d expect to find great product and support in regard to all things bike rentals, and in…

There is no better way to enjoy the unparalleled beauty of the Gunnison Country than from the comfort and safety of a legendary Jeep! Experience the majestic Elk Mountains surrounding Crested Butte, explore ghost towns in the vast alpine playground of Taylor Park. You will see stunning vistas, wildflower filled meadows and waterfalls, all while…

Crested Butte area rafting and kayak outfitters offer a great way to spend a day running one of Crested Butte’s whitewater rivers. Crested Butte whitewater rafting is a great way to experience the Gunnison Valley’s extensive network of mountain rivers carving through gorgeous wilderness areas. Trips of varying length and grade are offered by Crested…

Crested Butte may be a Colorado outdoor mecca, but it’s long been an eclectic enclave for artists and the arts. It’s a studio rich community representing all mediums. Here’s a short list of our favorite Gunnison Valley art galleries. Crested Butte Fine Art Gallery The Crested Butte Fine Art Gallery represents three local artists. John…

Crested Butte, Colorado, is known for its stunning hiking trails, offering breathtaking vistas of the Rocky Mountains. Hiking can range from beginner to expert level and can be enjoyed year round. Summertime offers mild temperatures and lush greenery, while wintertime provides hikers with the chance to explore the area under a blanket of snow. The…

Crested Butte, Colorado is a popular destination for horseback riding. Local outfitters offer guided horseback riding tours through the breathtaking scenery that the area has to offer. From meandering mountain trails to remote forests and hilltops offering magnificent panoramic views, horseback riding in Crested Butte is a memorable experience. Some guided tours provide a brief…

Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley offer up an excellent destination to fly fish. With its rivers, high mountain lakes, and reserviors the area offers a wide variety of fly fishing opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. Trout is the primary fish that anglers will find in these waters, but the area also contains…

The Crested Butte Mountain Resort is the focal point for winter activities in the Gunnison Valley, but there are LOTS of off-piste entertainment options for winter fun in Crested Butte. If your not an en-piste downhill affectionado or you’d like a little variety for friends and family during your stay, here are some alternative options…