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

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

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Intermediates

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Advanced

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Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

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Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

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Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

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Family Friendliness
MMelissa
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 23, 2009
I loved CB b/c the lift was not too crowded so the lines were not too long and the skiing condition was wonderful!
TTom
Superb!

5 / 5

Jun 15, 2009
Ski resort has all types of skill levels and mountain is most beautiful of all
YYvonne
Superb!

5 / 5

Aug 19, 2008
Its just really beautiful. This was our first time skiing and it was a great experience.
TTom
Very Good!

4 / 5

Apr 08, 2008
Just a fantastic spot; loved the on-mountain dining choices. Big mountain skiing with a small mountain feel.
DDebbie
Very Good!

4 / 5

Feb 28, 2008
This place affords our family a condo situation, Eagle Ridge, and so for many years that was the place to be. altho compact it offers tremendous opportunity to families, young people and older as well. From dining, to georgeous air ballooning excursions, Crested butte offers... More
KKyle
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 13, 2006
It is where skiers go to ski, not to walk around in furs and be seen.
TTyrone
Very Good!

4 / 5

Aug 02, 2006
Loved the ski in and ski out lodging. The local atmosphere was extremely nice.
NNikki
Superb!

5 / 5

Apr 09, 2005
When in Crested Butte I had the best time ever. The snow was perfect, not ice or man made like at many other resorts. It snowed every day so it was always fresh powder.
AAnnie
Superb!

5 / 5

Dec 14, 2004
It is a great place to go - The mountain is fantastic from beginners to advanced. The north face is great as it is only accessed by pommer so it keeps the crowds out. The village is like something out of a disney movie. It is easy ot get around with the free bus and everyone is... 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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