While Crested Butte Mountain Resort offers some of the steepest resort skiing in North America, there are also more than two million acres of public land in Gunnison County. The Anthricites, Coney’s (via Washington Gulch), Mt Axtel, Mt Emmons, Gothic Mtn, Schuylkill, Snodgrass and the Irwin area all offer accessible quality off-piste skiing. Crested Bute…

Flying The Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport offers service to some of the largest airline hubs in the country, allowing visitors to connect from almost every airport in the country. United Airlines provides year-round service to and from Denver (DEN). JSX Airlines provides four times weekly service to and from Dallas, TX (DAL). This winter United will…

Crested Butte, “Colorado’s Last Great Ski Town” has been a Spring Break destination for over half a century. Most Breaker’s come for Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s thousand plus acres of terrain, ranging from beginner and intermediate groomers to the extreme glades and the steeps it’s best known for. Crested Butte Mountain Resort welcomes an average…

Recreational Ice Skating and hockey are popular pastimes in Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley for locals and visitors alike. The cold weather winter climes offer up great conditions for outdoor arenas. Ice skating with the family offers up just another option for winter vacation fun. Here are some of the resources for ice skating…

When the lakes freeze over in the Gunnson Valley, the fishing doesn’t stop, it just gets better. Ice fishing is fun and educationl respite from your time on the slopes and can reward you with a delicious fresh dinner to boot. Ice fishing can be a challenge and the prep and equipment are, in a…

It’s no question Crested Butte is widely known for its steep and extreme terrain en and off piste, but did you know Crested Butte is considered the Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado. With over 55km of maintained nordic track and over 100km of groomed ski trails in the area, you can be sure to get…

Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley offer up unmatched backcountry access and vistas. Experience the Gunnison backcountry the cowboy way. Lope through snowy Colorado mountain wilderness with winter horseback riding. Experience the Gunnison valley wilderness the way the miners did 140 years ago. Newbie or seasoned riders are guided by expert wranglers offering an unforgettable…

Crested Butte, Colorado, is known for its vibrant New Year’s Eve celebrations. Fireworks: Crested Butte often hosts a spectacular fireworks display and torchlight parade to welcome the new year. The fireworks are usually launched from the ski area and can be seen from various vantage points around town. New Year’s Eve Parties: Many restaurants, bars,…

33rd Annual Crested Butte Rotary Duckie Race Sunday, August 4, 2024 – 2PM MDT Downtown Crested Butte (Coal Creek). A fantastically fun event for kids and adults alike, the Great Rubber Duckie Race sends hundreds of small and adorable rubber duckies down Coal Creek every summer. A ticket to purchase your own duck benefits local…