This Week in the Butte
After a blustery start to the week, warm temperatures and the sun are expected to return on Wednesday. Great weather sets the perfect backdrop to this week’s events including competitions and après parties. With just over a month left in the 2017/2018 Season you won’t want to miss this week at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.
Join Crested Butte Mountain Resort and Alpine Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Clinic for the free Town Race Series benefiting the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation! Take on your friends and family in the Giant Slalom races on Buckley for the ultimate bragging rights around town. Regardless of whether you wear Lyrca or baggies, everyone is welcome!
The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association was established in 1996 by freeskiing pioneer Shane McConkey. The Junior Big Mountain Freeskiing and Snowboarding system is comprised of regional events, national events, and one rotating North American Championship.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort will host Nationals on March 10-12, 2017, where junior competitors ages 12-18 will compete in the famed Crested Butte Extreme Limits terrain.
Take a self-guided skin or snowshoe tour to the top of Ten Peaks and warm up inside the Umbrella Bar. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner under the moonlight, including appetizers, salad, soup or chili, bratwurst with pretzels, dessert, and one complimentary glass of wine or beer (please be prepared to show ID at the Umbrella Bar). Additional beverages will be available for purchase. Get your ticket early as space is limited.