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Crested Butte Featured Hike #10: Judd Falls

Featured Hike #10: Judd Falls

Enjoy a relaxing hike to Judd Falls that the whole family can embark on. As you walk along the trail, you will get an up close and personal view of Gothic Mountain on your right with the lush green Mt. Crested Butte appearing in the distance. You’ll be awe inspired and left speechless as you soak in these euphoric views. Are you feeling inspired to camp? If so, there are multiple designated camping sites along the road that leads up to the Judd Falls trailhead. How fun right? Not only can you enjoy an epic hike on this easy trail, but you can also catch amazing sunsets and sunrises as...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #9: Guided Hikes on the Mountain

Featured Hike #9: Guided Hikes on the Mountain

Everyone loves to explore, but sometimes it is even more fun to explore with an expert. At Crested Butte Mountain Resort you can hike the mountain on your own or with a guide. Either way is a good time, but it is really cool to learn the history of the land and learn about all the wildflowers; I mean we are the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Instead of spending your time in the books, learn something new from our guides! Worried about your ability level? That is no problem because we have hikes for beginners to expert hikers.

There are Adventure Hikes, Summit Hikes and Wildflower...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #8: West Maroon Trail

Featured Hike #8: West Maroon Trail

Wildflowers, marmots and porcupines were seen on the beautiful West Maroon Trail connecting Crested Butte to Aspen. This beautiful hike, though rather strenuous, is one of the most amazing hikes one can embark on in the Gunnison Valley. As you begin your hike you will be surrounded by a blanket of wildflowers that stand tall making you feel like you are in a fantasy world. Red, blue, white and yellow wildflowers will surround you as their aroma captivates you.

Drive (or call Dolly’s Mountain Shuttle at 970-349-2620 and they will give you a ride) to the West Maroon trailhead...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #7: Woods Walk

Featured Hike #7: Woods Walk

Let’s take an easy stroll down Woods Walk trail. Located up Kebler Pass, Wood’s Walk trail offers amazing views of town and Mt. Crested Butte. After you finish the hike, make sure you stop by the red bench just above the trail. The view of town and Mt. Crested Butte is breath taking, so make sure you bring your camera. Woods Walk trail is a quick hike the entire family can take part in. It’s short, easy and fun, so get out there.

Make your way into town before heading west on Whiterock Avenue. From there, continue on until Whiterock Ave becomes Kebler Pass. Drive a quarter of...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #6: Hike The Peak

Featured Hike #6: Hike The Peak

Are you ready to embark on a hike that will give you some of the most amazing views of the Gunnison Valley and that the whole family can take part in? If so, hiking the peak of Mt. Crested Butte is the ideal hike. Once atop, you will see for miles on end with a birds eye view of Axtel, Whetstone, Red Lady, and Carbon Mountain along with others. Snap photos and sign your name at the box atop Mt. Crested Butte and feel the rush of conquering this epic hike. During lunch, our team at CBMR did the hike in about 2 hours. It was fun, entertaining and awe inspiring as we continued our ascent...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #5: Oh Be Joyful Trail

Featured Hike #5: Oh Be Joyful Trail

Put on your hiking boots and experience the joy of hiking the enchanting wilderness that is the Oh Be Joyful trail. As you begin the hike, make sure to check out one of the many Slate River overlooks and watch kayakers drop 8, 10, and even 25 foot drop waterfalls. You may be shaking your head in amazement as they take off! Also, don’t forget to bring your camper or tent as Oh Be Joyful offers a beautiful campground bordering the Slate River.

Tighten up your laces and stretch out your legs as you prepare for an awesome hike! Depending on the water level of the Slate River at the...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #4 Carbon Mountain

Featured Hike #4 Carbon Mountain

Start your car, we are headed to Ohio Pass Road where you will be introduced to the beautiful and colorful Carbon Mountain. Carbon Mountain stands at 12,088ft and is a quick 30 minute drive from the town of Crested Butte. Drive up Kebler Pass making your way past Irwin before getting a glimpse of the spectacular Ruby Range in front of you. After passing Irwin, turn left on to Ohio Pass Road and drive another 5 miles before reaching the trailhead parking lot. (Also, if you continue down Ohio Pass Road, you will eventually end up in Gunnison, CO.) This is an alternate route from CO-135...
Crested Butte New-3D Archery Course!

New-3D Archery Course!

We are known as a great ski resort, the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado”, the Last Great Colorado Ski Town, the list could go on. For hunting enthusiasts, Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley are also well known for their wildlife and game. In fact, the Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce has the 1899 World Record Elk shot in Gunnison County by John Plute, along with the gun he used.

After hosting the first annual West Elk Archers High Mountain Shootout last summer, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is excited to announce the addition of a fulltime 3D Archery course to the list of summer...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #3: Lower Loop

Featured Hike #3: Lower Loop

Take it easy on the fun and relaxing Lower Loop Trail. Conveniently located near the town of Crested Butte, the Lower Loop Trail offers mellow terrain for anyone looking to explore. The views are astounding as you come across Peanut Lake with beautiful Paradise Divide and Mt. Crested Butte standing tall just in front of you. Grab a seat and relax on one of the many benches along the trail while your feet bask in the array of colorful wildflowers. The Lower Loop trail is the ideal hike for the whole family. Run, walk, hike, and bike on this fun and colorful trail.

From town of...

Crested Butte Why CBMR is the Perfect Wedding Venue

Why CBMR is the Perfect Wedding Venue

Looking to find the perfect wedding venue for your special day. We did an interview with our Wedding Sales managers explaining why Crested Butte Mountain Resort is the perfect place! 

What is unique about your ceremony location(s)?

When you host your wedding in Crested Butte, you and your guests will immediately feel the difference that sets Crested Butte apart from other mountain locations. With no traffic lights or chain stores and people who openly celebrate life every day, the genuine nature of the community and the pristine surroundings immediately...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #2: Rustler’s Gulch Trail

Featured Hike #2: Rustler’s Gulch Trail

Hike, bike, run, and camp your way to Rustler’s Gulch Trail located just past Gothic Mountain! As you make your way to the trail, you will travel through the unique and historic town of Gothic, an old mining town now used as a biological laboratory. Don’t forget your camera as you will be surrounded by unbelievable views.

Continue for another 6 miles past the town of Gothic before turning right on Rustler’s Gulch Road. Here, you must cross the East River by foot or vehicle. Depending on the height of the river and type of vehicle you drive (SUV highly recommend), be cautious...

Crested Butte Featured Hike #1: Long Lake

Featured Hike #1: Long Lake

Over the course of the summer we will be featuring the best hikes of Crested Butte! With the abundance of trails that Crested Butte has to offer, you are sure to find beauty around every corner. So, get your hiking boots ready and have your water bottle handy as we explore the best hikes of Crested Butte!

Featured Hike #1: Long Lake

Hike Time: 20-30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Grab your fishing pole or have a relaxing picnic at Long Lake! Located 2.5 miles up Washington Gulch Road, Long Lake is one of the most beautiful hikes in Crested Butte. From the trail...