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Crested Butte Maximizing Your Time at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Maximizing Your Time at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Whether visiting Crested Butte Mountain Resort for a conference, event or simply for fun, there will likely be at least one moment where you think, “How can I kill some time before my next obligation or activity?” Luckily, Crested Butte Mountain Resort offers a wide variety of options – both casual and adventurous – to fill any time voids that your schedule may dictate. 

Here are a few of our favorite ways to spend some time at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

15 Minutes 

A quick stop at Coal Breaker Coffee Co. located conveniently within the Treasury...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

It’s hard to believe it’s already the last week of July. Summer has been flying by here at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, there’s been tons of live music, wildflower walks and gravity fed adventures. Don’t miss these great events going on this week! 

Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival | July 26 - 30

The Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival takes place each July. Striving to create a wine and culinary festival that complements the array of amazing offerings in the towns of Crested...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

39 Cinnamon Mountain Road - 4 Bed | 4.5 Bath | 4,340Sq. Ft. | $1,850,000

Area: Mt. Crested Butte

A large Mt. Crested Butte family home that features both in-floor and forced air heat, vaulted ceilings, huge stone wood burning fireplace, tons of glass, awesome views, plus a large media/game room. In addition, there is an office/loft and a completely finished in-floor heated 3-car garage with oversized garage doors. A gourmet kitchen features Wolf, Sub-zero and Bosch appliances, concrete countertops and Thurston cabinets. Huge decks and a...

Crested Butte Wildflowers by Hike

Wildflowers by Hike

Anytime you are hiking in the mountains it is necessary to be prepared. Don’t forget an extra layer, water, rain jacket, snack, sunscreen and a map. Bringing a camera and friends is also highly encouraged!

Woods Walk

For an afternoon stroll, head to Woods Walk just west of town on Kebler Pass Road (0.2 miles). Park on the left side of the road, and cross carefully. This trail is relatively flat, with only 200 feet in elevation gain over about 2.8 miles. Take in the incredible views of the Paradise Divide, Mt. Crested Butte and town. Aspen groves with open...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

Emmons #325  - 1 Bed | 1 Bath | 560 Sq. Ft. | $239,000

Area: Mt. Crested Butte

Great opportunity to own at the base of the mountain. Fully renovated condo located steps away from the slopes featuring knotty alder trim & doors, granite countertops, Italian tile, stainless steel appliances, porcelain tile floors, new lighting, paint & carpet plus it comes fully furnished. Two balconies, wood burning fireplace, off street parking and low dues....

Crested Butte Wildflowers by Bike

Wildflowers by Bike

Throughout the summer months, Crested Butte’s lush and mountainous landscape transcends into a natural palette of color.  It is no wonder that the Wildflower Capital of Colorado features some amazing bike rides with access into these stunning hues of blue, pink, purple, white and yellow.

Below are a few of our favorite mountain bike trails to experience the awe-inspiring wildflowers in and around Crested Butte.

Trail #401

Known far and wide as one of the top ranked mountain bike trails in the world, Trail 401 is a sight to behold during the summer...

Crested Butte Wildflowers by Car

Wildflowers by Car

Often, the best views of wildflowers are not accessible by vehicle, but that is not the case in Crested Butte.  As the Wildflower Capital of Colorado, Crested Butte offers stunning views and access to the wildflowers from nearly everywhere, including some locations right off of the road.

Below are a few of our favorite locations to find the best wildflowers from the comfort of your car.

Washington Gulch Road

Winding through fields and pastures, next to mountain streams and in the shadow of some iconic peaks, Washington Gulch Road would be a beautiful...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

This time of year, rain showers continue to freshen the air, wildflowers and aspens. Mountain bike trails return to their tacky delightful state and streams babble just a little bit louder. Monsoon season in Crested Butte can mean morning sunshine and afternoon thunder storms. Be sure to start your adventure early and pack a rain jacket just in case. 

Mountain Manner Half Day Hike | July 19 

The shorter half day hike allows you to focus exclusively on the Mountain Manners skills you came to...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

Summer is in full swing here at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. There are so many great activities to enjoy and tons of fun planned for this upcoming week. Show off your disc golf skills this Saturday at the 10-3 Disc Golf Tournament. Did you know the name “10-3” stems from the elevation at the start of both courses, 10,300 feet!

Wildflower Festival | July 6 – 7

With over 300 events offered by 60 instructors there is something for everyone during the annual Wildflower Festival. Don’t miss van tours,...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

710 Hawk Drive - 4 Bed | 3.5 Bath | 3435 Sq. Ft. | $1,595,000

Area: Star Mountain Ranch - Rural Gunnison

Incredible mountain and valley views from this very private 35-acre ranch retreat. La Casa Del Cielo features a 3,435 square foot custom built home with attached 936 square foot 2-car garage. The seller was the developer of Star Mountain Ranch and selected this choice lot to build his family retreat home. Views in every direction, including The Castles,...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

Redstone #45 | $249,000

2 Bed | 2 Bath | Bonus Room | 1276 Sq. Ft.

Area: Mt Crested Butte

Walking distance to the slopes, base area, restaurants and town shuttle service. Located on the top floor of the Evergreen at Redstone complex.  Offered fully furnished and with full kitchen and linen package - move in ready! This spacious condo has vaulted ceilings, a working gas fireplace, large loft to accommodate large groups AND offers a large 270+ Sq. Ft. bonus/storage room not found in all Redstone units. (7/27/16)

Contact Cindy Ervin...

Crested Butte 3 Ways to Maximize Your Summer Vacation in Crested Butte

3 Ways to Maximize Your Summer Vacation in Crested Butte

Summer time in Crested Butte is short and sweet—just like your vacation (but hopefully more sweet, than short!). Which means you’ll want to maximize your time while you’re here. So I’ve complied a short list below detailing how to get the most out of your summer vacation in Crested Butte!

Plan Ahead

Whether you’re mountain biking, hiking, SUPing, or just here to enjoy the charm of downtown Crested Butte, you’ll want to know exactly what you’re getting into before you arrive. If you’re looking to rent mountain bikes for your stay, check out our...

Crested Butte Do You Know Your ‘Mountain Manners?’

Do You Know Your ‘Mountain Manners?’

July 4th is coming up this weekend, and it means one thing:  we’re in full on summer mode in Crested Butte!  Which is to say, visitors and locals alike are enjoying the abundant sunshine, the sweeping views, and the myriad of sports and activities that can be enjoyed in our little corner of the Rocky Mountains.  

But with great fun, and incredible natural beauty, also comes great responsibility.  As more folks are realizing what an incredible place Crested Butte is, we have to make sure we're all preserving the natural habitat that surrounds us, and following a few easy rules....