The snow just won’t quit in Crested Butte this season! The snowpack is well above average for this time of year. The early season snow allowed the North Face and High Lifts to open on Jan. 5, and the front-side extreme terrain below the peak is also open.
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Nestled deep in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley has all the ingredients for an epic winter adventure. The steep terrain at Crested Butte Mountain Resort will challenge and excite even expert skiers—and don’t worry, there are plenty of green and blue runs, too! There is as much to explore on the slopes as there is in the quirky, laid-back mountain towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte. Start planning your epic Colorado ski vacation now!
The people of Gunnison Valley are committed to working hard and being the best they can be. You’ll find it everywhere you look—inside the mom-and-pop shops lining our mountain towns, out on the singletrack, and even on the chairlift at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. The rugged surroundings of Gunnison and Crested Butte and the memorable experiences they offer have drawn many innovators to the valley. These mountains are the perfect backdrop for developing an outdoor business or product. Join the budding community of outdoor industry small businesses in Gunnison and Crested Butte.