Think Steep Thoughts: Crested Butte, Colorado

One Season Ends. Another one Begins.

Leaves that used to live on the trees now litter the trails. Forecasts are starting to promise double-digit snow totals. Overnight lows frequently dip into the teens. Ski season is unquestionably coming. Colorado is ready. Are you?

funnel on crested butte

Skiing & Snowboarding

Crested Butte is not really a place for the faint of heart. It’s¬†a raw mountain. The best lines feature¬†exposed traverses, steep terrain, and mandatory airs. If you believe that the best kind of day includes some hiking to earn your turns, the clarity of mind and focus that only risk can bring, and that rush of adrenaline when you stick a line with no room for error, Crested Butte is your place. Come find bliss here.


Best Deals for Crested Butte Trips

We partner with the local resort, lodging properties, and even the Gunnison Valley Rural Transportation Authority to bring together the best deals for ski trips to Crested Butte. We’ve tried to hack an even better deal elsewhere on the internet and we’re pretty sure it can’t be done.

Gunnison Getaway

Stay in Gunnison and ski Crested Butte for as low as $64.50 per person per day plus taxes and fees. Yes, that’s less than just a lift ticket most places. Yes, Gunnison is a totally cool college town with fun restaurants and bars. It’s best not to question how or why this deal exists. Instead, just take advantage of it for as long as it lasts.

Learn more about the Gunnison Getaway and book your vacation here.


rambo on crested butte


Your Steep Thoughts from Crested Butte

Share your stoke and your thoughts from Crested Butte this winter with the hashtag #thinksteepthoughts. We’ll feature a running feed here and we’ll use them for monthly blog round-ups. We may even throw out some schwag to our favorites. Everyone loves koozies and stickers, right?


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