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07 August 2018

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Announces Summer CB Unplugged Line-Up

Free music series returns to the Wildflower Capital of Colorado


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – Aug. 7, 2018 – Over the past three winter seasons, Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s (CBMR) CB Unplugged concerts have become staples of the winter events calendar. Featuring nationally touring artists in an intimate setting, the first summer CB Unplugged concerts will take place Sept. 1 and Oct. 6, 2018.

Each CB Unplugged concert is free to attend and is held at CBMR’s main Base Area restaurant, Butte 66. Featuring a large outdoor deck with amazing views of Mt. Crested Butte, Butte 66’s venue offers a picture perfect setting for après music.

The first CB Unplugged of the summer season takes place on Sept. 1 as Brent Cowles steps to the stage. A Denver native, Cowles blurs the lines between boisterous indie rock, groovy Rhythm & Blues and contemplative folk.

Kyle Hollingsworth helps round out CBMR’s summer season with a concert on Oct. 6. Revered by fellow musicians and fans for his ability to write...Read more

26 July 2018

What’s New & Story Ideas

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Winter 2018-2019


Start ‘em Young for a Lifetime of Fun

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is passionate about sharing skiing and snowboarding with the next generation of rippers. Whatever the age, CBMR has the programming designed to introduce young adventurers to the greatness of the outdoors.

Cubs (3 years old - Ski)

The youngest of the bunch, CBMR’s Cubs program participants may have the most fun. Including up to two hours of skiing each day combined with indoor and outdoor activities, this program promotes a unique learning and skiing experience for the kiddos while mom and dad are out carving up the slopes.

Expert Tip: “The most important outcome for Cubs is that they enjoy their time and want to do it again. There are so many new elements and sensations in skiing that the...Read more

24 July 2018

Book Early and Save Big at Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Largest Winter Promotion Launches Today


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – July 24 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is excited to welcome guests to its slopes this winter and has launched its best vacation promotion of the year. Beginning today through Sept. 14, 2018 guests can save 30 percent on CBMR-managed lodging for stays during the 2018-19 Winter Season and up to $300 off airfare per person. Below are additional details pertaining to the Book Early Save Big promotion.


  • Through Sept. 14, guests can save 30% on all CBMR-managed lodging.
  • There are no blackout dates.
  • Offer does not require a minimum length of stay; however, certain room types may have minimum length of stay requirement of more than one night.


  • Save up to $200 per ticket on flights into the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC).
  • Guests must stay a minimum of three nights and purchase a 2-day lift ticket per person 
  • ...Read more
09 July 2018

Outerbike Returns to Crested Butte Aug. 17-19

Experience The Best Bike Demo Event in the Universe in the Birthplace of Mountain Biking


MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – July 9, 2018 – Test out the latest and greatest bikes and gear on some of the nation’s best trails this August as Outerbike returns to Crested Butte, Colo. Self-proclaimed “the BEST bike demo event in the Universe,” Outerbike returns to Crested Butte Aug. 17-19 for the second consecutive summer.  

Outerbike will be headquartered at the base of the Evolution Bike Park at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR), offering participants incredible access to the resort’s lift-served cross country and downhill trails, unrivaled mountain scenery and a friendly bike-centric mountain community. Hop on the lift to test the latest and greatest bikes on our bucket-list trails and repeat as needed. After riding your heart out, relax with a tasty beverage at an Outerbike party.

"Our first Outerbike CB was super successful with a really strong showing of key exhibitors and support from the community,” explains Mark Sevenoff...Read more

05 June 2018

Summer Starts a Little Early in Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opens for Hiking and Biking on June 9

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – June 5, 2018 – While summer doesn’t officially start until the solstice on June 21, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) opens for the summer season on Saturday, June 9. The Red Lady and Silver Queen Express lifts start spinning at 9:30 a.m., whisking hikers and bikers up to explore the mountain. Restaurants, retail stores, kids’ programs and activities also open to kick off another adventurous summer at the resort.

The Evolution Bike Park opens with 100 percent of trails accessible, ensuring there’s a trail for riders of all abilities. CBMR’s upper mountain access hiking trails will also be open, including the famous Peak Trail that climbs to the 12,162-foot summit of Mt. Crested Butte.

Below is a comprehensive list of Opening Day options:


  • The Evolution Bike Park
  • Adventure Park (Powerade Bungy Trampolines, Rock Climbing Pinnacle, Flying Gopher Miniature Golf course, the Coke Zero
  • ...Read more