Perhaps best known for world-class skiing at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, winter enthusiasts also enjoy Nordic skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing and more. Art lovers are inspired by unique signature events throughout the year—from art walks and music and film festivals to art fairs and outdoor concerts. Fair-weather activities include mountain biking, hiking, wildflower and wildlife viewing, photography, boating, whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly fishing, camping and horseback riding. Year-round visitors enjoy distinctive restaurants, unique shops, stimulating cultural events and festivals galore. Western heritage; dramatic, unspoiled natural beauty; genuinely friendly, unpretentious people; and “Colorado’s Last Great Ski Town” await.
Adaptive Sports Center > Year-round recreation for people with developmental and physical disabilities. Alpine skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, ice climbing and more. 866-349-2296, adaptivesports.org
Crested Butte Mountain Resort > Home to Colorado’s best corduroy, with 15 lifts accessing 1,547 acres of terrain, from beginner areas to the famous “Extreme Limits.” Private and group ski lessons for all abilities and ages. Try the Prinoth Snowcat Driving Experience, terrain parks, Adventure Park with tubing, Coke Zero Gravity airbag and Zipline Tour. 888-223-2631, skicb.com
Crested Butte Nordic > Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and covered ice skating. Rentals, lessons, guides, groomed trails, moonlight yurt dinners, and huts available. 970-349-1707, cbnordic.org
Culinary Delights > Our mouthwatering menu of savory culinary events is sure to please any connoisseur. Plus there are more than 80 restaurants, nearly all locally-owned and one-of-a-kind. VisitGCB.com
Destination Weddings > Let your imagination wander to the pristine Rocky Mountains for an inspirational backdrop, no matter what the season. Wildflower meadows, golden forests, crystal-clear streams and snowy ski slopes provide endless options to make your dreams come true.