The town of Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado, also known as Mt. CB, lies three miles up the road from the town of Crested Butte. It’s nestled at the base of Crested Butte Mountain, offering unparalleled access to downhill skiing and a mountain biking park. On top of the extreme sports, you’ll also find plenty of activities for kids of all ages to enjoy, including live music every Wednesday night in summer. Public lands access abounds, with hiking and mountain biking trails (including the famous Snodgrass Trail) radiating every direction from the town. It’s easy to get to Mt. CB from Crested Butte via the free Mountain Express town shuttle.
Mt. Crested Butte is the lodging epicenter of the Gunnison Valley. From large slopeside hotels to small vacation condo rentals, you can find any type of lodging in Mt. Crested Butte.
The dining scene in Mt. Crested Butte is grounded in après-ski and bike culture. You’ll find a wide variety of options from good, cheap pizza and beer to one of the Gunnison Valley’s fanciest restaurants featuring tapas and wine. On winter and early spring afternoons, you’ll find tired skiers telling tales of the day’s turns and planning for the next day. During the summer, skiers are replaced by bikers, but the vibe is the same.