Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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Overall Rating: 4.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 69
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.9
  • Nightlife
  • 3.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 47%
  • Beginner
  • 21%
  • Families
  • 47%
  • Intermediate
  • 34%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 33%
  • Advanced
  • 47%

Helpful Highlights:

I have skied over 20 resorts in Colorado and Utah, and I think all things considered, this is the best ski resort. Also has great summer activities. Friendl...

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  • 5

    You gotta love the steeps, remoteness, and alpine views

    by jskiman69 - 26th March 2009

    Pros: ultra steep terrain, cool town, alpine setting, remote

    Cons: mgmt seems confused about priorities, mediocre intermediate terrain

    I've been skiing CB for 15 years, and love it! It's 100 miles from my home and no reason for me to venture closer to the front range to endure the crowds a... Full review

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  • 4

    Crested Butte a place for your family to create memories.

    by horse - 18th March 2009

    Pros: Lodging slope side is affordable for a family.

    Cons: More of ski town than a party town.

    Crested Butte is one of the last true ski towns. We stayed at the Gateway which is a true ski in/ ski out property. Which made it great so we could run in ... Full review

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  • 4

    Its worth it

    by schlikkerslider - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Laid back, cool, steep, no BS

    Cons: Lame, cool, lift riding, BS

    One of Colorado's best if you can handle lack of hype. People are real. Scenery is spectacular. Steeps are great but lack the lapability of say Taos, Jackso... Full review

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  • 5

    Paradise in the Snow

    by - 26th February 2009

    Pros: Extreme Terrain, not crowded, great town

    Cons: Lack of affordable hotel rooms

    The Butte is a little hard to get to but worth the effort. Great old ski town with good restaurants and some of the best skiing around. From steep cruisers... Full review

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  • 5

    Just The Best

    by jfoldno7 - 21st February 2009

    Pros: Great Terrain, Long Runs, No Lines!

    Cons: None

    This is one of the few mountains I have visited that I have nothing negative to say about. I heard the mountain was under new ownership and since my last v... Full review

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  • 5

    Living the Dream

    by jakay11 - 18th February 2009

    Pros: No crowds as its hard to get to

    Cons: Its hard to get to, so No Crowds

    Denver is 4-5hrs away, Grand Junction is 3, the nearest Target is 1.5hrs away, the nearest McDonalds 30min away. There are no traffic lights in town, and n... Full review

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