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Crested Butte Best Fall Colors by Bike

Best Fall Colors by Bike

Every year around the middle of September, the incredible blue, pink, white and yellow hues of wildflowers give way to the gold of the aspen leaves.  While to many, fall represents the end of summer and generates excitement for the upcoming winter season, others continue to revel in summer activities, albeit with cooler temperatures, fewer crowds and amazing foliage.

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

Dyke Trail

Hands down the best trail to ride when the leaves...

Crested Butte Crested Butte Fall Bucket List

Crested Butte Fall Bucket List

The leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping. The first snowfall of the season means winter is coming yet, there is still time to take in the beauty of fall. We challenge you to mark these activities off your Crested Butte fall bucket list before Old Man Winter returns to the valley. 

Drive Kebler Pass 

Kebler Pass is one of the most iconic summer drives in the state of Colorado. However, the best time of year for this scenic drive is in September. Kebler Pass is home to the largest aspen grove in the state of Colorado. As the leaves change from...

Crested Butte Outerbike Recap 2017

Outerbike Recap 2017

It has been nearly a month since “the BEST bike demo in the universe” graced the Evolution Bike Park and Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Featuring some of the most popular brands in mountain biking — including Specialized, SCOTT and Yeti among many more — Outerbike offered participants the opportunity to demo as many bikes as time, and their legs, allowed.

And let me tell you, the residual effects of such an event have not worn off!

Pure, old-fashioned fun

As children, many of us spent as much time as possible outdoors; getting dirty, perhaps a little...

Crested Butte Gravity Slave Dual Slalom Results

Gravity Slave Dual Slalom Results

CBMR hosted the Gravity Slave Mountain Bike Race in the form of a Dual Slalom on Saturday, August 26. This race took place at the base of the Peachtree Lift and featured some intense competition. The Dual Slalom is perfect for cross country and downhill riders alike, and racers compete head-to-head. First, riders are timed on the downhill timing system for seeding. Once they are seeded, they compete in a bracket style format. After the race riders headed to Butte 66 for the awards party with free raffle prizes and complimentary beer from Odell Brewing Co. 


Crested Butte Fall Has Arrived!

Fall Has Arrived!

Fall has arrived and the leaves are changing colors here in Crested Butte!  Hike, bike or drive your way to Crested Butte this weekend to be awed by the abundance of gold surrounding the mountain and town. But, don’t fret if you can’t make it this weekend as Kebler Pass is peaking with color slightly slower than its neighbor to the east.  Both this weekend and next weekend are sure to be wonderful times to see the gorgeous autumnal colors in the area!  With the Evolution Bike Park, lifts and Adventure Park open this Saturday and Sunday (9:30am – 5:00pm with the exception of the Silver...

Crested Butte Collegiate Mountain Bike Races This Weekend

Collegiate Mountain Bike Races This Weekend

The Evolution Bike Park, Red Lady, and Silver Queen lifts are currently open Fridays through Sundays until October 2.  

This weekend, there will be temporary trail closures for the Collegiate Mountain Bike Series: 

•Saturday- downhillers: use caution when crossing into Lower Avery, crossing guards will be in place until about 1 PM as cross country races will be going up the summer road.
•Sunday- Captain Jack closed in the morning until race completion (1 PM at the latest). 

Notice: For safety reasons, dogs are not permitted to ride CBMR lifts. 


Crested Butte We’re Open for the Weekends!

We’re Open for the Weekends!

Summer may be coming to an end but that means fall is here! Enjoy the Evolution Bike Park, scenic chairlift rides, the Adventure Park and numerous dining options open Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 2. 

Evolution Bike Park

Some may say there’s no better time to mountain bike than in the fall. Smooth, tacky, perfect dirt. Fly through the aspens, get muddy during an afternoon rain storm and share the stoke. The Evolution Bike Park is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 2. With over 30 miles of single track there are trails for...

Crested Butte Featured Activity: Downhill Mountain Biking

Featured Activity: Downhill Mountain Biking

With the lifts still turning and more fun to be had, I along with Evolution Bike Park instructor Josh Turek, hit the trails of the Evolution Bike Park.  Whether you are a beginner or expert, the Evolution Bike Park has just what you are looking for as our team of experienced trail professionals have carved some of the country’s most awesome bike trails for all ability levels.

If you have never downhill mountain biked before, like myself, it is highly recommended to go out with an Evolution Bike Park instructor to help you to advance quicker and understand the technicalities of...

Crested Butte September Hours for Evolution Bike Park

September Hours for Evolution Bike Park

There’s still plenty of time to enjoy the Evolution Bike Park this September!  We’ll be open daily through September 13 and then Fridays through Sundays the last two weeks in September.  Don’t miss out on your chance to enjoy the thrill of downhill riding at Crested Butte Mountain Resort!

Now- September 13, 2015

Red Lady Express: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Fridays through Sundays September 18-27, 2015

Red Lady Express: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Red Lady Express Twilight Rides

Twilight Rides...