Real Skier? Only if you've skied Crested Butte...
If you're into glitzy, overbuilt man-made mountain towns, you won't like us. If you're into authentic, unpretentious mountain towns with great steeps and groomers, friendly locals, and affordable ski packages, you'll love us! Colorado's "last great ski town." Air service on United, Continental, and American Airlines, with direct flights from Denver, Houston, and Dallas. Find value vacations here!
Early Bird Value Ski Package from $86 p/p
Stay 2 nights in a lodge room at Three Rivers Resort plus 2 adult lift tickets at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Learn more.
Save Up to 20% at The Grand Lodge
Just steps away from the slopes, save 20% at The Grand Lodge if you stay 4+ nights, or save 15% on 2 or 3 night stays. Learn more or book today.
Save all Winter at the Nordic Inn
With discounts all winter long, the Nordic Inn offers affordability, convenience and delicious breakfasts! Learn more or book today.
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Gunnison-Crested Butte is located in the heart of Southwestern Colorado, a scenic 3.5 hour drive from greater Denver and just 3 hours from Colorado Springs and Grand Junction. Winter flights include nonstop service via Houston on Continental Airlines, from Dallas/Ft. Worth on American and from Denver on United Airlines. Convenient door-to-door shuttle service is available as well as several major rental car agencies located in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC).
Events Add Value
Gunnison - Crested Butte has plenty of winter activities. Downhill skiing and snowboarding, cross country skiing, dog sledding, tubing, ice skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and shopping are just a few fun options for you to choose from. Visit the winter activities section of our website to start planning your trip today!
Early Winter Events:
20 Crested Butte Nordic Center Opens for the Season
24 Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opens for the Season
26 – 28 Crested Butte Nordic Center’s Thanksgiving Training Camp
2 Learn to Skate Ski for Free, Crested Butte Nordic Center
3 Night of Lights, Main Street, Gunnison
3 First Friday Gallery Crawl & Music, Various Galleries & Locations, Gunnison
4 Citizens’ 10K Classic Race, Crested Butte Nordic Center
4 Holiday Open Houses, Downtown Businesses, Gunnison
4 Light Up Night & Holiday Parade, Elk Avenue, Crested Butte
11 Citizens’ 10K Skate Race, Crested Butte Nordic Center
12 Christmas Variety Show, Presented by Crested Butte Mountain Theatre, Mallardi
18 Citizens’ 15K Skiathalon Race, Crested Butte Nordic Center
21 Full Moon Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Tour to the Yurt, CB Nordic Center
21 Moonlight Snowshoe Tour, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
30 ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Downtown Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte
31 Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s New Year’s Eve Celebration, Torchlight Parade & Fireworks
31 Frozen Buns Resolution Run (5K) Presented by Gunnison Valley Health Foundation, Crested Butte
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Take the Area Tour
If you've been to the typical Colorado mountain towns and are looking for something unpretentious, authentic and a stark contrast from the ordinary, you'll be happy to experience Gunnison-Crested Butte! Take the Area Tour now, and see for yourself!
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