Planning a ski trip to Crested Butte, Colorado

Ski the steeps at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

If you love the thrill of skiing on steep, technical terrain, you’ve come to the right place. Crested Butte is chock-full of bumps, glades, cliffs and bowls, so you’ll never run out of places to explore. Don’t worry, there are plenty of green and blue runs, too! See which runs are open on Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s website

Crested Butte’s extreme terrain is open!

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. Keep scrolling to start planning your trip!

Fly from Anywhere to Gunnison-Crested Butte

For less time traveling and more time on the slopes, fly United nonstop from Denver to Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport. Daily flights are available!

Fly from Texas to Gunnison-Crested Butte

Save time with easy flights from Texas to Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport this winter. Fly from Houston, Dallas or Austin.

New nonstop flights from Austin!

New this winter, fly nonstop from Austin to Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport.

Learn more about JSX’s hop-on jet service

Hotels and Lodging

There is a wide range of places to stay in the Gunnison Valley, from slopeside condos to cozy cabins to affordable hotels. Use our search tool to find the perfect place to stay during your trip.

Lift tickets and season passes at Crested Butte

Crested Butte is now on the Epic Pass! Day passes are also available. Save by buying ahead of time!

Colorado’s coolest mountain towns

Après-ski in Crested Butte and Gunnison

Come for the skiing, stay for the towns. Crested Butte is a quirky alpine hamlet full of unique restaurants and eclectic shops. Gunnison, located 28 miles south, is a vibrant college town with a growing downtown business district.

Cross-country skiing in Crested Butte and Gunnison

Scenic trails, easy access

Cross-country skiing (also called Nordic skiing) is a way to enjoy the Gunnison Valley’s stunning mountain scenery while getting a great workout. Groomed trails are easily accessible from downtown Crested Butte.

Mountain Sports at Western Colorado University

Study and shred

Follow your passion for outdoor sports while pursuing your academic studies at Western Colorado University in Gunnison. Western’s Mountain Sports program offers students the opportunity to travel and compete in alpine skiing, mountain biking, trail running or many other sports.

Coworking space and business resources

The ICELab @ Western

Looking for a spot with fast internet where you can work remotely during your trip? The ICELab, located on the beautiful campus of Western Colorado University, is the Gunnison Valley’s premiere coworking space. It’s also the hub of Gunnison County’s vibrant outdoor-focused business community.

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