|| || The 16 good ski lifts here will get you up the mountain well. With 1,167 acres of skiable terrain lacking skiing land won’t happen. Crested Butte has a marvelous pick of different slopes and lots of different ski lifts. Having a total of 121 ski slopes to ski on; there are ample ski slopes for every capability. Crested Butte is a mid-size ski mountain featuring an average elevation difference compared to other US Rockies ski areas. The snowboarding and the |
skiing in Colorado is so much fun all winter long. The altitude difference of 2,775 feet is phenomenal. The winter vista of the Colorado mountains and the buzz of rocketing down a slope are reason enough to come here to ski. The unbelievable
|seasonal snowfall of 25 feet is one of the reasons this is such a good ski area. You may be into skiing or snowboarding, or both, doesn't matter, in this general area, you'll come across scores of ski mountains. This ski area boasts greater snowfall than the local average every season. This ski area has a much lower than average percentage of challenging runs and a much higher than average share of intermediate or beginner slopes. This is a splendid ski mountain || ||
for everyone with loads of green and blue slopes. Nothing beats the Colorado peaks in the winter; they are a great spot for snowboarding or skiing. This ski mountain has a splendid selection of slopes to fit all abilities; it's just
not possible to get bored here. There are scores of rooms here if you want to stay for the night, but you'd better book before you go because these rooms fill up quick. Getting a bit of magnificent exercise and getting out of the
house for a while have snow folks coming here.|
Special features: Terrain Park, Superpipe, Kids Park, Adaptive Sports Center, Nordic skiing
Crested Butte ski area management's own description
Crested Butte ski area Summer Info
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.|
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|These outdoors activities are available near Crested Butte ski area.|
| ||Ski Areas Near Crested Butte ski area:|
Irwin Lodge, Colorado
, 2 miles away|
2100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 15 runs
100% Expert & Adv.
Aspen Highlands, Colorado
, 17 miles away|
3635 foot drop, 4 lifts, 131 runs
52% Expert & Adv.
, 18 miles away|
2030 foot drop, 7 lifts, 41 runs
26% Expert & Adv.
Aspen Mountain, Colorado
, 18 miles away|
3267 foot drop, 8 lifts, 76 runs
65% Expert & Adv.
, 19 miles away|
4406 foot drop, 21 lifts, 84 runs
38% Expert & Adv.
Sunlight Mountain, Colorado
, 37 miles away|
2010 foot drop, 4 lifts, 67 runs
25% Expert & Adv.
, 48 miles away|
1162 foot drop, 7 lifts, 63 runs
58% Expert & Adv.
Beaver Creek, Colorado
, 49 miles away|
3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
38% Expert & Adv.
Ski Cooper, Colorado
, 52 miles away|
1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
40% Expert & Adv.
, 57 miles away|
3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
53% Expert & Adv.
| ||Whitewater Near Crested Butte ski area:|
East River, Gunnison
, 3 miles away, Class IV - 0.75 miles long (Gothic Bridge to above Stupid Falls)|
Oh Be Joyful Creek, Gunnison
, 6 miles away, Class V - 1 miles long (Ankle Breaker to Beaver Ponds)|
Slate River, Gunnison
, 7 miles away, Class V - 2 miles long (Beaver Ponds to Oh Be Joyful Campground)|