Winter in the Gunnison Valley means skiing! For the alpine skier who craves adventure, the steep terrain at Crested Butte Mountain Resort delivers some of the best downhill skiing in Colorado. The Nordic skier who is looking for a true wilderness experience will find it in the dozens of miles of cross-country ski trails in the national forest surrounding Crested Butte and Gunnison.
In addition to skiing, you’ll find an assortment of restaurants, shopping and year-round recreation surrounding Crested Butte Mountain Resort. In the summer, drop in to the CBMR bike park (formerly known as Evolution Bike Park) for a thrilling adventure. In the winter, there are nordic and fat bike trails to discover.
In summer, Crested Butte Mountain Resort operates the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Park, which is a lift-served bike park. Riders can access more than 30 miles of bike trails from the Red Lady chairlift. Trails range from beginner (green) to expert (double black). The Silver Queen lift offers scenic lift rides for hikers and sightseers.