Crested Butte Mountain Resort Guest Services
What is the #1 question people ask Guest Services at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR)? As this video shows the Crested Butte Ski Resort has many great locals that play a huge part in Guest Services and helping visitors and families to have a great experience while in Crested Butte, on the mountain and skiing or boarding.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort was named one of the Top 15 ski resorts in North America in the 2011 SKI Magazine Reader Survey, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is a place you will want to return to again and again. Call our friendly reservations team at Crested Butte Vacations today at 1.800.810.7669 for a quote on your next ski vacation. Discount lift tickets are available at time of booking lodging. Crested Butte is a ski resort located in beautiful Mt. Crested Butte, CO. With a reputation for extreme and diverse terrain, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is known as the birthplace of freeskiing. The resort is famous as an adventure ski destination with an abundance of green and blue groomed trails as well as more advanced trails.
About Crested Butte Mountain Resort
The resort opened in 1960 and struggled in its first ten years of operation. The first top-to-bottom gondola was constructed in 1963, the second resort in Colorado to do so (after Vail in 1962). Today there are a total of 15 lifts, featuring:
- 4 high speed detachable quads
- 2 fixed grip quads
- 2 triple chairs
- 3 double chairs
- 2 surface lifts
- 2 magic carpets
The lifts are capable of handling over 20,000 riders per hour. Lifts are open from 9am to 4pm with the exception of the East River Lift and the High Lift which close at 3:30pm and the North Face Lift which closes at 3pm.
The resort covers an area of 1,547 acres with plenty of space for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. There are 121 trails, with 27 percent for beginners, 57 percent for intermediate and 16 percent for advanced skiers and snowboarders. The longest run is 2.6 miles. Average snowfall is 300 inches per year.
Tickets and passes are available online and in person. Save on the price of lift tickets if purchasing at least five days in advance online, and save even more when purchasing a lodging and lift ticket package. Season passes and Mountain Cards are also available for those who like to enjoy the mountain more than a few times per season.
While Crested Butte Mountain Resort provides a huge array of fun activities, there are even more activities and events to enjoy in the surrounding area, including:
- FestEVOL – concert event featuring The Wailers and Twiddlers with special guest John Popper from Blues Traveler on Saturday, March 9th
- Comedy Night at Butte 66 with Matt Baetz on Monday, March 4th
- Annual Songwriter’s Festival
- Zipline tours
- Adventure Park with climbing wall, mini golf, bungee trampolines and tubing hill
- Trailhead Children’s Museum
- Multiple art galleries in downtown Crested Butte
- Elevation Spa
- Wildflower Spa
Dining and Nightlife in Mt. Crested Butte
Mt. Crested Butte features top-notch restaurants featuring a variety of cuisines. Some of the wonderful places to dine and indulge include:
- 9380 Prime
- Butte 66
- The Ice Bar at Uley’s Cabin
- Ten Peaks
- Paradise Warming House
- The Woodstone Bar and Grille
- Avalanche Bar and Grill
- Bakery at Mt. Crested Butte
- Brown Labrador Pub
More Information about Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is located at 12 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte, CO, 81224. The nearest airport is Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport, serviced by American Airlines and United Airlines with flights from Dallas, Houston and Denver with direct flights and service switching to Montrose (MTJ) in the 2013 – 2014 ski season. Crested Butte is located in the middle of Colorado and is just a four hour drive from Denver and just under 3.5 hours from Colorado Springs.
To learn more about Crested Butte Mountain Resort please visit their website.
To start a conversation about the Crested Butte Real Estate Market contact: Chris Kopf, Previews® Property Specialist, Coldwell Banker Bighorn Realty, Phone: (970) 209-5405,
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Coldwell Banker Bighorn Realty
305 Sixth Street, PO Box 100
Crested Butte, CO, 81224
Author: Chris Kopf