Crested Butte Information
This is a real town. More than a town, it’s a treasure – with an easy-going attitude and a lifestyle that you simply don’t find everyday. Crested Butte is a “must see” with plenty of “must do’s” in every season of the year. Colorado – Pure & Simple!
In summer, some of the world’s best fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing and golf are at your doorstep. Enjoy! We’re surrounded by millions of acres of National Forest and Wilderness–and not an interstate in sight! Join us for the Wildflower Festival, Fat Tire Bike Week, Festival of the Arts, Reel Fest, Crested Butte Music Festival and the Crested Butte Fall Festival.
Crested Butte comes alive in winter with events that warm the heart and capture the areas unique sense of adventure and playfulness. Locally owned restaurants & eateries, one-of-a-kind shops and galleries, arts centers, museums, and a full calendar of festivals, athletic activities and cultural events add to the authentic, all-around winter playground atmosphere in the Gunnison Valley. Nordic Skiing is also a local favorite here in Crested Butte. The Crested Butte Nordic Center (CBNC) offers 45 Kilometers of terrain; some trails are free, while other opportunities to ski elsewhere in the county are also abundant.
Just 3 miles away in Mt. Crested Butte skiers and snowboarders will revel on Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s thousand plus acres of terrain ranging from beginner groomers to extreme gladed steeps. Fifteen chair lifts service 2,700 feet of vertical relief. The terrain park and new superpipe offer innovative options for aspiring and experienced freestylers.