Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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Overall Rating: 4.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 67.5
  • 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

    Hidden treasure

    by bjarvis - 26th January 2010

    Pros: Terrain, views, town, crowds

    Cons: location, snowfall

    Crested Butte might be off the beaten path, but that just means that there is that much more for the taking. Snowfall can be iffy here, and when I went ther... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Trip, Tons of Snow!

    by jfoldno7 - 17th December 2009

    Pros: Conditions, No Lift Lines, Nice Slopeside Accomodations

    Cons: Heard about Snodgass

    This was a repeat trip to Crested Butte. We usually try to go in early January, but work this year did not permit that for me or my wife, so we settled on ... Full review

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  • 5


    by aussie - 12th December 2009

    Pros: something for every level

    Cons: distance from our home, can't visit enough

    This place is without a doubt the prettiest place my family and i have ever been. Last yr. was the first time my kids had been skiing, and mine and my wifes... Full review

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  • 4

    Banana Peal

    by wolfman - 11th December 2009

    Pros: great terrain

    Cons: Doesn't get much snow.

    We went for the King of the Mtn. in 2003 and it was a blast! Cool little town with some steep runs!... Full review

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  • 5


    by dwelch - 18th October 2009

    Pros: Raised my family

    Cons: Hurt my wife

    Everyday in the fall, I start looking at Paradise cam and wishing. 4 years ago my wife fell and paralyzed her arm on east side of mountain. I have been unab... Full review

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  • 5

    A true ski vacation

    by ricaj - 28th March 2009

    Pros: terrain, appropriate access to the terraine for safety

    Cons: RSN morning reprt was a little weak on conditions and temp

    My boyfriend and I have been to many different resorts over the last 10 to 12 years. We are definitely coming back. We want to ski as much as possible on va... Full review

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