This guide will help you plan things to do, where to stay and how to get to Colorado for your epic visit to the Gunnison Valley. Gunnison and Crested Butte have many things to do, including outdoor recreation, museums, art galleries and events. You can also check weather and road conditions. Find local restaurants and shopping options to try, too.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is known for its double-black-diamond extreme terrain, but skiers of all abilities will find appropriate runs to explore here. Test yourself on some of the steepest in-bounds ski terrain in the U.S., or enjoy something more mellow on the resort’s 1,547 skiable acres. Crested Butte Mountain Resort is now on the Epic Pass. There are also many opportunities for backcountry skiing in the vast public lands surrounding Crested Butte and Gunnison.
When you’re done with your outdoor adventures, the towns of the Gunnison Valley provide a laid-back place to enjoy a meal or grab a drink. Soak in the college-town vibes of downtown Gunnison or immerse yourself in the eclectic atmosphere of quirky Crested Butte. Learn more about the restaurants, shopping and lodging in each town.
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