If you enjoy waiting in endless lift lines, sitting in traffic for a few hours, and views of bright red tail lights on I-70, better head elsewhere. If not, you’re going to love our mountain. Crested Butte receives an average of 300 inches of snow per year, mostly in the form of champagne powder. There is terrain for every skill level to enjoy along with unparalleled inbound extreme terrain for the advanced skiers.
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Few Crowds, Fewer Lines
15 total lifts capable of handling 20,310 people per hour ensure you rarely have to wait in a lift line for more than a minute (most days see less than 2,000 people!) Experience 1500+ acres and 121 trails with beautiful views of the surrounding Elk Mountains in every direction. One big draw is our epic backcountry terrain, which many find to be the best in the country for expert skiers. The summit tops out at over 12,100 feet and is accessible with a short hike from the High Lift. The longest run is 2.6 miles from Peak to Treasury.
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Crested Butte is home to FOUR fantastic terrain parks with features for all ability levels. Enjoy the Family Cross Course on Cascade with great views down the gothic valley. Work on the basics at the Ten Peaks Progression Park located next to the Umbrella Bar off of Painter Boy lift. For more advanced riders check out the Keystone Jib Park on Lower Keystone or the Lower Twister Terrain Park on, you guessed it, Lower Twister.
On Mountain Dining
At Crested Butte Lodging & Property Management, they understand the quality of lodging can make or break your vacation. They have carefully evaluated and inspected each property and have categorized our accommodations to further help you make your lodging selection. They want you to come to Crested Butte, Colorado to relax and have fun – not hassle with your accommodations.