Crested Butte boasts 1,160 skiable acres with more double-diamond terrain then any other ski resort in Colorado. The lift lines are short if there are any. Whether you are a beginner just wanting to learn the basics, an intermediate desiring to cruise the blues or an expert wanting a fantastic challenge, then Crested Butte is a great place ski area for your next mountain vacation. Crested Butte is home to the US Extreme Skiing and Snowboard Championships, held there every year.
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Historic downtown Crested Butte
The Historic Town of Crested Butte is truly one of the friendliest, most charming towns in the Rockies. It's been around for over a hundred years, and after a wander down Elk Avenue, the history will speak for itself. It truly is the last great Colorado ski town. This National Historic District is blessed with excellent restaurants, galleries, and quaint shops.
For more information call Crested Butte Ski Area at 800-544-8448 or the Crested Butte Chamber at 800-545-4505.
Directions from Denver: Take Hwy 285 south to Poncha Springs. Follow Hwy 50 west to Gunnison. Follow Hwy 135 north to Creste Butte. Air service is available into Gunnison/Crested Butte from Dallas, Atlanta and Denver.
Normal Ski Season:
Late November through Mid-April .