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Donation & Opening Day Outlook

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is excited to announce our Opening Day theme this year is “Gratitude.” We are thankful for a multitude of reasons this year – including our employees, our guests, our families, Mother Nature, and much, much more! We begin the start of lifts spinning with Donation Day on Wednesday, 11/22 with $15 lift tickets where 100% of lift ticket proceeds benefitting the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation. Kids 6 and under, as always, do ski free on Donation Day! On Donation Day, stop by Coal Breaker Coffee in the Treasury Center to sign the...

Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

Chateaux Condo #408D 3 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,094 Sq. Ft. | $349,000

Area: Mt. Crested Butte

One of the least expensive three bedroom condos on the mountain.  Chateaux is an easy walk or a quick free shuttle ride down to the ski area. Good rental history and offered furnished.  Two lock off bedrooms offer flexibility in use and rentals. The complex has a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, and sauna for year-round relaxation, bike wash and storage. The free shuttle stops right in the complex. Two large owner's lockable closets.  Wood burning fireplace...

Crested Butte What’s New at Crested Butte Mountain Resort this Winter?

What’s New at Crested Butte Mountain Resort this Winter?

Last winter was an incredible time to be at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  The resort received 324 inches of snowfall – with nearly 10 FEET of snow falling in a 10 day span in January – and offered a plethora of new amenities to help guests take advantage of all of that snow.  Whether it was women’s specific ski programs that chased the powder, the new Montana Crystal Glide Finish automated tuning machine to make sure you beat your friends down the slopes, or Coal Breaker Coffee Co. slinging made-to-order breakfast sandwiches, crepes and coffee all day long; there were upgrades and...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

Wood Creek #403: 3 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,143 Sq. Ft. | $335,000

Area: Mt. Crested Butte

A three bedroom, three bath well-kept condo on the fourth floor with southwest facing views. Recent upgrades include granite counter-tops, kitchen & bathroom tile floors, fresh paint and new hot water heater. Wood Creek exterior has undergone many recent improvements with a new roof, stucco finish, painting, structural work, and added fire pit. The property is offered fully...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

The Yellow Ranch House: 4 Bed | 3.5 Bath | 3,523 Sq. Ft. | $3,199,000

Area: Crested Butte

Own a piece of history in Crested Butte.  A longtime landmark for local residents and visitors, the home sits on 7.28-acres with a pond and is surrounded by 140 acres of open space that are owned by the Crested Butte Land Trust. Views are endless!

The main house has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, mudroom, a cozy living room/kitchen area with a huge...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

710 West Gothic - 4-plex | 3,072 Sq. Ft. | $470,000

Area: City of Gunnison

Great 4-plex with southern exposure located near the high school. 3 two bed, 1 bath apartments, and one 1 bed, 1 bath apartment.  The entire complex was remodeled in 2008 with fresh flooring, bathrooms, and kitchens. The building has covered parking on the East side as well as 4 parking spaces in the front. Units are all occupied with leases to next summer.  On-site shared...

Crested Butte This Month in the Butte

This Month in the Butte

It’s September in Crested Butte and that means the aspens are starting to turn golden and the days are a bit cooler. Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year here in the Butte! We encourage everyone to get outside, soak in the gorgeous scenery and add these great events to your vacation’s itinerary.  

Full Moon at Ten Peaks | September 6

Hike or bike to the Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks and enjoy a sunset dinner with dessert under the moonlight. Tickets may be purchased at the Adventure Center or...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

35 Links Lane - 3 Bed | 3.5 Bath | 2,359 Sq. Ft. | $820,000

Area: Skyland

The views captivate from this corner location Links town home that sits high on a hill overlooking the Skyland golf course, and facing west for spectacular sunsets over the mountains. A comfortable, open floor plan on the main level has large windows to bring the outside in. The beautiful stone fireplace warms up the spacious living room on chilly nights, and a nicely appointed kitchen...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

As the sun rose over Mt. Crested Butte friends and family gathered to witness the great eclipse of 2017. While the moon only covered 89% of the sun, the air temperature dropped and the aspens cast beautiful crescent shapes. It was a memorable day and we hope you continue to make more memories with your loved ones this week in the Butt! 

Mt. CB Farmers Market | August 24

New for Summer 2017, we are proud to host a weekly farmers market on Thursdays throughout the summer. Don’t miss this opportunity to...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

Cooler temps, the whisperings of the first golden aspen leaves and tacky mud. All telltale signs that summer is quickly fading to fall here in Crested Butte. However, there’s still a few weeks left of summer! Be sure to take full advantage of this beautiful weather and these great events. 

Twilight Lift Hours | August 16 & 18

Twilight Hours are a great time to be exploring the resort. With unlimited chairlift rides on the Red Lady for just $8 from 4:30 - 7 pm every...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

It’s hard to believe that it’s already the second week of August. Fall will be here before we know it… Event this morning the air was slightly colder and low hanging fog clung to the Peak. Wildflowers have peaked and soon we will be searching for the first golden aspen leaf of the season. Don’t worry though, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the last few weeks of summer here at the Butte! Make sure to check out these events happening this week! 

Twilight Lift Hours | August 9...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

We can’t believe it’s already August! This summer has been jam packed with tons of events, sunshine and big smiles! There’s still plenty of time to join the fun this summer! Be sure to check out these great events happening this week! 

Mountain Manners Car Camping & Campfire | August 2

Mountain Manners was created as a response from locals about "loving our public lands to death.” Collaboratively conceived and sponsored by the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival, Mountain Manners...

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,...

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 Our Favorite 4th of July Schedule of Events

Our Favorite 4th of July Schedule of Events

Crested Butte offers a jam-packed schedule of fun for the whole family! 

Pancake Breakfast | 7 – 10 am

The 43rd annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast takes place from 7 – 10 am at the fire station in Crested Butte. Plan to wait in line for a minute, but there will be plenty of FREE entertainment while you wait. Proceeds benefit the Crested Butte Fire & EMS Department. Help support the department’s largest fundraising event of the year! 

4th of July Parade | 11 am

Happy birthday, America! The 4th of July parade kicks off at 11...

Crested Butte Weekly Featured Listing

Weekly Featured Listing

948 Ridge Road - 3.64 Acres | $795,000

Area: Skyland Golf Community

Looking to build your dream mountain home? Great trade opportunity in the coveted Skyland Community of Crested Butte. This is a true one of a kind sanctuary! Private and wooded at the end of a cul-de-sac, this 3.64 acre homesite borders US National Forest and sits high above Skyland Golf Course. The price includes Dan Murphy designed house plans for a gorgeous custom home overlooking the golf...

Crested Butte Five Reasons to Wake Up for a CB Sunrise

Five Reasons to Wake Up for a CB Sunrise

Here are a few reasons, why you really should wake up for Crested Butte sunrises!

1. Nobody Else is Awake

The towns of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte plus the hills surrounding our communities are very sleepy, especially at sunrise. Being one of the only people around to witness the beauty of a Crested Butte sunrise will make you feel so special. Often times, the spectacular colors of the sunrise will only last five minutes, which will make you feel even luckier to have seen those reds, pinks and oranges that are unique to the early morning.

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