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Crested Butte Activities

 
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Things to Do in Crested Butte

Crested Butte locals have a deep affinity for parties, especially costume parties. Give them any reason to dress up in silly costumes and they’ll come. So, as you could imagine Crested Butte has a stacked year-round events calendar. Not to mention plenty of off-hill activities like Nordic skiing and ice skating.

Crested Butte Outdoor Activities

The Crested Butte outdoor activities laundry list is extensive, so winter enthusiasts are guaranteed a good time. Many of these outdoor activities are great for families, especially the sleigh-ride dinners to Uley’s Cabin, winter horse trail rise, horse-drawn carriage rides and dogsled tours. Those looking to explore Crested Butte via cross-country trails or go deep into the Elk Mountains backcountry on a snowmobile tour, can also do so.

To learn more about things to do in Crested Butte call, or chat with, one of Ski.com’s knowledgeable Mountain Vacation Specialists.

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Nearest Airports

  • Gunnison GUC (31 miles)
  • Grand Junction GJT (85 miles)
  • Montrose MTJ (96 miles)
  • Colorado Springs COS (198 miles)
  • Denver DEN (250 miles)

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Mountain Stats

  • 300" of annual snowfall
  • 1546 total skiable acres
  • Top elevation 12162 feet, base 9376 feet
  • 27% beginner, 57% intermediate, 16% advanced, 2% expert
  • Projected opening: 11/27/2013
  • Projected closing: 4/6/2014
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