Crested Butte Colorado

Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 39 reviews

Trails

Beginner
26%
Intermediate
57%
Advanced / Expert
17%

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Overview

Crested Butte, located in Colorado's south western Rocky Mountains, offers up a real cowboy town and some kick butt terrain - in fact, CB has hosted the annual Extreme Skiing World Championships for 22 years, but there is also lots of cruisers and modern lifts for families at the Butte too.

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Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 39 reviews

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DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Crested Butte is the place to go if you're looking for the full Colorado mountain town experience. It has it all. Awesome views, killer food and bars, and really for what you get the prices on just about everything can't be beat. Look for the ski and on mountain lodging deals, so... More
NFNate F.
expert skier
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
Created Bitte was as good as I could have hoped for. The snow was amazing from the day we arrived to the day we left. Powder, powder, powder was the name of the game and when the powder was gone the terrain offered plenty of interesting options to explore and enjoy. I would say... More
CConnor
expert skier
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 22, 2017
Amazing resort with some of the best views of any resort in the world. Crested Butte has the best offering of extreme terrain you could hope for and is far enough from the beaten path to keep lines short and enough fresh snow for everyone.... More
JJosh
expert snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 22, 2017
I had the RMSP+ in 2016-2017 and I definitely took my favorite run of the season at Crested Butte on a pow day. The expert terrain is some of the best I've ever snowboarder.... More
CKChris K.
expert skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 18, 2017
Crested Butte will spoil you forever.Every level of Skier or Snow boarder will have the time of their lives..on and off the slopes..I was lucky enough to ski there when I was 12 and live there in my 20 s..... More
CBCChristian B C.
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 14, 2017
It's a great resort if you know how to ski or snowboard and you like double black steeps. There are pretty much no crowds because it's far away from Denver and other major cities. The town of crested butte is easily the best ski town in Colorado, no contest, it's actually a town... More
RKRon K.
expert skier
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
Loved it here more before it grew up so much, the burden of progress. Some of the best double black skiing around, love everything off the North Face lift. But still enough terrain for green and blue skiers.... More
BUBrent U.
intermediate snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
My buddy and I decided to take our annual "Dad / Daughter" snowboarding trip to Crested Butte and it was AWESOME! We stayed at the Grand Lodge right next to the slopes. Crested Butte was everything we could've hoped for in a destination ....from the cool town to the restaurants... More
JGJay G.
advanced skier
Poor!

1.3 / 5

Nov 11, 2017
Loved the laid back vibe, definitely one of my favorite mountains. First class skiing and even better festivities!! Can't wait to go back to the Dogwood for the best cocktails in CO!... More
SSteven
expert skier
Superb!

4.5 / 5

Nov 06, 2017
Had a great time. The locals showed me some great spots of the upper toe. Super friendly people and an awesome town! Try the breakfast sandwich place on the way up.... More

Lifts

Quad Chairs
2
Triple Chairs
2
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts
5

Elevation

Base
9,100 feet
Summit
12,162 feet
Vertical drop
3,062 feet

Terrain

Total runs
121
Terrain Parks
5
Longest Run
3 miles
Skiable Terrain
1,547 acres
Snowmaking Area
297 acres
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