Crested Butte Mountain Resort Ski Resort

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Known as Colorado’s last great ski town, Crested Butte is a great year-round mountain destination that offers gorgeous scenery, a rich history and lack of crowds. Crested Butte Mountain Resort has expansive and diverse terrain across more than 1,500 skiable acres and offers terrain suitable for any ability type.

During the summer, the town is home to the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival since it’s known as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Hikers, bikers and outdoor enthusiasts flock to the town during the summer.

Where Is Crested Butte Mountain Ski Resort Located?

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is located in southwest Colorado, within the Gunnison National Forest and the Elk Mountain Range. The resort town of Mt. Crested Butte is about three miles from the historic mining town of Crested Butte. It is about a four-hour drive from Denver. The nearest airport is Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport. From the airport, you can rent a car or take a shuttle. The town is about 30 minutes away from the airport.

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Crested Butte Mountain Resort Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

57"
35"
24"
12"
0"
0"
Nov
43"
Dec
24"
Jan
47"
Feb
30"
Mar
0"
Apr

Terrain Overview

14%
Beginners Runs
25%
Intermediate Runs
25%
Advanced Runs
36%
Expert Runs
121
Runs in Total
2.6 mi
Longest Run
1547 ac
Skiable Terrain
297 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 14

4
High Speed Quads
2
Quad Chairs
2
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
5
Surface Lifts

Elevation

12162'
Summit
3062'
Vertical Drop
9375'
Base

Important Dates

November 24, 20212021/11/24

Projected Opening

April 03, 20222022/04/03

Projected Closing

137

Projected Days Open

145

Days Open Last Year

1961

Years Open

234"

Average Snowfall

Contact Information

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

P.O. Box 5700

81225 Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

United States

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