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Ride Like a Girl

“Ride like a girl”

Not only a phrase, but also a compliment, with an engrained sense of pride in the statement.  The women’s mountain biking community is a tight one, especially so in Crested Butte, where many outdoor and adventure loving folks come to live and ride.

So it’s no surprise then, that Sarah Stubbe, the performance services and professional teams manager for Griggs Orthopedics, told me there are more lady-riders in Crested Butte than places she’s ridden in the past.  To get the low down on women’s mountain biking, particularly here in Crested Butte, I spoke with...

Umbrella Bar is Serving it Up This Summer

We're thrilled to announce that guests can enjoy this past winter’s hotspot in the summer too.  CBMR is opening the Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks for a mid-mountain culinary experience to delight in while out hiking and biking on the mountain. The Umbrella Bar opens June 11 for daily service from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with sandwiches, wraps, snacks and a full bar.

“We couldn’t let this outstanding new building sit all summer,” explains Larry Pirner, the resort’s director of culinary. “With such a fantastic location and more and more guests enjoying the mountain, we thought we should give it...

Four Ways to Fuel Up On the Mountain This Summer!

When it gets down to it, dining on vacation can be just as important decision during your trip as where you want to go in the first place.  You want to have an experience and try new things, while getting to the core of what a place is really like. 

Dining out on vacation can be a great way of experiencing the culture, the locals and what makes the atmosphere of a place great.  Crested Butte is no different.

The restaurants at Crested Butte Mountain Resort embody the best aspects of what make the mountain great—the panoramic views, the friendly and laid back vibe, and the...

Elevate Your Experience on the Mountain This Summer!

Cornflower blue skies extend into evergreen, and stone tipped peaks.  Wildflowers of every imaginable tint, color and shape spread across mountain sides.  The sun is strong, the nights are cool, and the stars are bright.

Picturesque, right?  Welcome to Crested Butte!

There are over a hundred different ways to have fun here, and really it’s only limited by your imagination.  But we’ve rounded up all the fun things to do on the mountain this summer, so you can sit back, and imagine yourself here!

Mountain Biking at Evolution Bike Park

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Employee Spotlight: Christian Robertson, Terrain Park & Bike Park Manager

Ski resorts are multifaceted and energetic workplaces—job titles fluctuate depending on the season, and there’s numerous positions that are unique only to the mountain industry.  Beginning this month, we’ll be starting a monthly employee spotlight so you get to know the people who make the Crested Butte difference, and get an inside look at what makes our resort tick.

To get things rolling, I spoke with Christian Robertson, who is one of the more dynamic employees at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  In every sense, Christian “gets things rolling” in both the summer and winter season...