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Snowmaking Kicks Off in True Crested Butte Spirit

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October 31, 2017

Snowmaking Kicks Off in True Crested Butte Spirit

Dust Off the Cobwebs and Crank Up the Snow Guns


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – Oct. 31 – Preparations for the 2017-18 Winter Season have begun at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Wintry temperatures and natural snowfall have set the tone for the resort’s Snowmaking Team to embark on another snowmaking season in anticipation of the lifts spinning. Crested Butte Mountain Resort begins making snow this evening, Halloween night.

In true Crested Butte fashion, more than 20 costume-clad locals came out to celebrate Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s start to snowmaking.

“Snowmaking begins tonight, weather permitting. We’ve got our crew on standby ready to go.” says Tucker Roberts, Snowmaking Manager at CBMR. “We look forward to start covering the mountain with great snowmaking in preparation for the start of ski season.”

Crested Butte Mountain Resort kicks off the winter season with Donation Day on November 22, 2017, where a $15 donation allows skiers and riders to make their first runs of the season. All proceeds from Donation Day benefit the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation. The official Opening Day follows one day later.


About Crested Butte:

Nestled in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Crested Butte is committed to preserving the pristine landscape and mountain lifestyle. With vibrant Victorian store fronts and expressive local characters, the small historic town remains true to its heritage and radiates an unparalleled welcoming and inviting spirit that celebrates a simpler life and time. Thanks to a widely diverse landscape, outdoor enthusiasts of all levels will find a new challenge with each visit. From world-class mountain biking, to legendary skiing and snowboarding, to a secluded fly-fishing experience, Crested Butte is one of Colorado’s best-kept secrets.

For more information about Crested Butte's lodging, conference, meeting facilities, and special packages, call Crested Butte Vacations, (844) 993-9545 or visit the web site at




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