Pack your bags and spend a romantic weekend in the Colorado mountains with Valentine’s events and deals around Crested Butte.
The Single’s Line takes on a new meaning at Crested Butte Mountain Resort over Valentine’s weekend with the Twister of Love, a chairlift speed dating event on Saturday, Feb. 15. Snag a raffle ticket every time you hop on the Twister lift for a chance to win free gear – and a chance to meet your future beau. Afterwards, head to the Ice Bar at Uley’s Cabin from 1-4 p.m. for music, drink specials and prizes.
If you’re coupled up, partake in Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Moonlight Snowshoe Tour on Feb. 15. Hikers will be shuttled in by a snowcat and hike along snow-covered trails by moonlight. The tour starts at 5:30 p.m. and costs $85. For reservations, call 970-349-4554.
Around town, romantic activities include concocting love potions, couple’s yoga, art shows, dance classes, concerts and intimate yurt dinners. For detailed info on events happening in town during Valentine’s week, visit the Gunnison-Crested Butte Visitor’s Bureau website.
Pair your weekend activities with lodging packages for the ultimate getaway. Stay two nights at the Three Rivers Resort in nearby Almont – with private cabins and hot tubs starting at $140 per night – and receive a $50 gift certificate to Garlic Mike’s Italian restaurant. The Valentine’s Sweet Deal is valid Feb. 14 – 16. Visit Three Rivers Resort's website or call (888) 761-3474 for reservations.
At the Ruby of Crested Butte B&B, choose from the Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe Dinner Package ($425 per person), which includes four nights of lodging and two tickets for a Nordic Ski and Yurt Dinner on Feb. 14 or a Full Moon Yurt Dinner on Feb. 15, or the Mush Ado about Dog Sledding Package ($575 per person), which includes three nights of lodging, a three-hour dog sledding tour and a picnic in the snow during the tour. Book by calling (800) 390-1338 or visiting Ruby of Crested Butte’s website.