Ski Crested Butte, Colorado Skiing

Crested Butte Colorado
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A classic ski town, skiing Crested Butte means exploring wild mountain terrain by day and cruising a charming, but action-packed main street at night.

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Sixteen lifts shuttle skiers and riders around 1,176 acres of challenging steeps, groomers and hike-to terrain. Crested Butte Colorado skiing opens November 24 through early April.

Monarch Mountain

Renowned for having some of the driest powder snow on Earth, ski Monarch's all-natural 350 inches starting in mid-November through early April.

Ski Vacations

This off-the-beaten-path ski town has excellent bars, restaurants, a caring community and charming main street.

Ski Lodging

Lodging options run the gamut from luxury slopeside condos to secluded homes and in-town budget rooms.

Shops & Rentals

Several ski and snowboard shops offer gear rentals and sales.


With few traverses, many lifts and excellent instruction, Crested Butte is pure snowboarding joy.


Like easily accessible backcountry powder stashes? Crested Butte skiing is it!

Cross Country

Glide along 50 km of groomed trails at the community owned Nordic center. Daily passes are around $15.

Questions & Answers

Other Skiing Resources

US Telemark Ski Association

Learn all about how you can compete as a telemark skier.

Heli Ski US Association

An association of heli ski operations who all meet certain standards of operations and services.