CRESTED BUTTE, COLORADO
About The Resort
Being opened in 1960 when two men—Fred Rice and Dick Eflin—purchased a ranch on Mt. Crested Butte; the Crested Butte Mountain Ski Resort is located at Mount Crested Butte in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. Known for offering extreme and diverse terrain, the mountain is considered one of the birthplaces of freeskiing. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, is also considered an adventure ski destination. It has abundant green and blue groomed trails to more advanced longer trails and the famous extreme limits of the North Face and Headwall. The mountain also features three slope-side restaurants accessible via lift.
GATEWAY CITY: Gunnison DISTANCE: 34 minutes ELEVATION: 9375'-12162'
# OF LIFTS: 15 # OF MARKED TRAILS: 121 LONGEST RUN: 2.6 miles
BEGINNER RUNS: 17% INTERMEDIATE: 42% ADVANCE: 16% EXPERT: 25%
HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 3062'
4 Star Lodge at Mountaineer Square
Just a 5-minute walk from Silver Queen Express Elevator, this 4 Star lodge features an indoor/outdoor pool and a hot tub. All rooms include a flat-screen TV, microwave, refrigerator, and coffee machine. Guests can take advantage of the free sauna and fitness center, as well as a bar.
3 Star Grand Lodge
Located 600 feet from the ski elevators, the Grand Lodge features a free spa area with a modern indoor/outdoor pool. The spacious, classic-style rooms include free WiFi, tea/coffee facilities, a safety deposit box, and a seating area. A marketplace is available on the first floor providing grab-and-go meals, beverages, and snacks.
4 Star Elevation Hotel & Spa
This beautiful 4 Star Elevation Hotel provides ski-in/ski-out access to the Mountain Resort. All rooms include a kitchenette, flat-screen TV, iPod charging station, and free WiFi. At the restaurant, guests can enjoy American cuisine, homemade desserts, and a full bar.
4 Star Evergreen Lodge
Just .5 miles from the Mountain Resort, this lodge treats guests to a fireplace and private balconies in all rooms. Rooms also include a kitchenette, free WiFi, a refrigerator, and a microwave.