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Timeline Trail Preview

 

Timeline: A fast and flowing trail through awesome natural terrain with a variety of dirt and wood features to keep you smiling.

 

Bike Guides: An expert mom’s advice.

Bike Guides: An expert mom’s advice.

By Heather Mundt

Just this morning, my kids and I were barely maintaining speed and coordination on our rented mountain bikes as we wobbled through an unpaved parking lot at the base of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. 

A mere hour later, we’re riding bikes in the Evolution Bike Park, past open meadows bursting in wildflowers and groves of shady aspen trees, negotiating through rolling hills and tight turns, no longer the timid riders from earlier in the day.

And all it took was a half-day lesson via the Evolution Bike Shop and our guide, Gabriel (Gabe)...

Psycho Rocks Trail Preview

Psycho Rocks Trail Preview

Begin on Avery and head left shortly from the start. Psycho Rocks is the Evolution Bike Park’s most technical trail and starts with a series of technical features and then fast and flowing trail until Psycho Rocks where riders must be prepared to select lines through massive boulders and extensive bridging.

Crested Butte Adventure Park Bag Jump

This Week in the Butte July 10 2018

Summer is in full bloom in Crested Butte and there are a number of ways to experience the mountain this week, with several exciting on-mountain events. Not to mention the great biking and hiking, festivals, including the Wildflower Festival and Crested Butte Music Festival, there is unlimited fun and adventure to discover! 

Archery Clinic I July 10 

Bring your bow and learn from professional archer and West Elk Archers club representative, Ryan Johnson. Clinics are open to all ages and...

Wildflowers and Mt. Crested Butte

Notice of Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

NOTICE OF STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS

EFFECTIVE 6/14/2018 AT 12:00 PM FOR ALL UNINCORPORATED GUNNISON COUNTY, THE TOWN OF CRESTED BUTTE AND THE TOWN OF MT. CRESTED BUTTE

     In accordance with Gunnison County Resolution #2018-18, signed by the County Commissioners on June 14, 2018, the Gunnison County Sheriff, in a cooperative effort with the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Gunnison Ranger District, and the United States National Park Service issues the following notice:

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Crested Butte Powerade Pinnacle gO Bike Series Results

Powerade Pinnacle gO Bike Series Results

That’s a wrap folks! The Powerade Pinnacle gO Bike Series wrapped up the season on Wednesday with a glorious evening of friendly competition. 

July 26 Downhill Results

July 26 Cross Country Results

Overall Results Coming Soon!

Keep riding this summer and we can’t wait to see you next year! Learn more at skicb.com/pinnacle...

Crested Butte Outerbike is Coming!

Outerbike is Coming!

“The BEST bike demo in the universe” comes to Crested Butte Mountain Resort August 18-20, 2017. Featuring some of the most popular brands in mountain biking — including Specialized, Scott and Yeti among many more — Outerbike offers participants the opportunity to demo as many bikes as the time, and their legs, will allow. 

This is the first time Outerbike will take advantage of Crested Butte’s world-class mountain biking and gorgeous summer weather allowing participants to experience some of the world’s best bike and trails all in the same weekend. 
The event’s “base camp” –...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

It’s hard to believe it’s already the last week of July. Summer has been flying by here at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, there’s been tons of live music, wildflower walks and gravity fed adventures. Don’t miss these great events going on this week! 

Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival | July 26 - 30

The Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival takes place each July. Striving to create a wine and culinary festival that complements the array of amazing offerings in the towns of Crested...

Crested Butte Wildflowers by Bike

Wildflowers by Bike

Throughout the summer months, Crested Butte’s lush and mountainous landscape transcends into a natural palette of color.  It is no wonder that the Wildflower Capital of Colorado features some amazing bike rides with access into these stunning hues of blue, pink, purple, white and yellow.

Below are a few of our favorite mountain bike trails to experience the awe-inspiring wildflowers in and around Crested Butte.

Trail #401

Known far and wide as one of the top ranked mountain bike trails in the world, Trail 401 is a sight to behold during the summer...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

This time of year, rain showers continue to freshen the air, wildflowers and aspens. Mountain bike trails return to their tacky delightful state and streams babble just a little bit louder. Monsoon season in Crested Butte can mean morning sunshine and afternoon thunder storms. Be sure to start your adventure early and pack a rain jacket just in case. 

Mountain Manner Half Day Hike | July 19 

The shorter half day hike allows you to focus exclusively on the Mountain Manners skills you came to...

Crested Butte This Week in the Butte

This Week in the Butte

Summer is in full swing here at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. There are so many great activities to enjoy and tons of fun planned for this upcoming week. Show off your disc golf skills this Saturday at the 10-3 Disc Golf Tournament. Did you know the name “10-3” stems from the elevation at the start of both courses, 10,300 feet!

Wildflower Festival | July 6 – 7

With over 300 events offered by 60 instructors there is something for everyone during the annual Wildflower Festival. Don’t miss van tours,...

Crested Butte Powerade Pinnacle gO Bike Series Results

Powerade Pinnacle gO Bike Series Results

Thunder and lightning, chairlift holds and the threat of rain didn’t scare this week’s Powerade Pinnacle gO Bike competitors. 

July 5 Downhill Results

July 5 Cross Country Results

Overall Results Coming Soon

It’s not too late to compete! Races take place Wednesday evenings at 5:45 pm through July 19. We hope to see you there! Learn more at...

Crested Butte 3 Ways to Maximize Your Summer Vacation in Crested Butte

3 Ways to Maximize Your Summer Vacation in Crested Butte

Summer time in Crested Butte is short and sweet—just like your vacation (but hopefully more sweet, than short!). Which means you’ll want to maximize your time while you’re here. So I’ve complied a short list below detailing how to get the most out of your summer vacation in Crested Butte!

Plan Ahead

Whether you’re mountain biking, hiking, SUPing, or just here to enjoy the charm of downtown Crested Butte, you’ll want to know exactly what you’re getting into before you arrive. If you’re looking to rent mountain bikes for your stay, check out our...

Crested Butte Do You Know Your ‘Mountain Manners?’

Do You Know Your ‘Mountain Manners?’

July 4th is coming up this weekend, and it means one thing:  we’re in full on summer mode in Crested Butte!  Which is to say, visitors and locals alike are enjoying the abundant sunshine, the sweeping views, and the myriad of sports and activities that can be enjoyed in our little corner of the Rocky Mountains.  

But with great fun, and incredible natural beauty, also comes great responsibility.  As more folks are realizing what an incredible place Crested Butte is, we have to make sure we're all preserving the natural habitat that surrounds us, and following a few easy rules....