Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Labor Day Weekend in CB
1. Vacation – or – Staycation
The Grand Lodge offers spacious suites and oversized hotel rooms at an affordable price making it the ideal lodging choice for your vacation. Don’t miss the WoodStone Grille, serving handmade fire baked custom pizzas, unique pasta dishes and signature grill items. Come and play some billiards on the open table and enjoy one a Colorado Micro Brews with an appetizer! Then relax after the day's activities by enjoying the newly renovated indoor/outdoor heated pool, hot tub and steam room. Boasting a breathtaking view of Mt. Crested Butte, the pool and hot tub are ideal for unwinding and socializing.
2. Twilight Lift Hours
Twilight Hours are a great time to be exploring the resort. With unlimited chairlift rides on the Red Lady for just $8 from 4:30 - 7 pm every Friday! Plus, make sure to check out our Twilight Bike Clinics. Starting at just $41 Twilight Clinics are sure to bring your riding to the next level while enjoying great camaraderie!
3. Hike the Peak
The hike to the peak of Mt. Crested Butte is about two miles round trip and 732 feet in elevation gain. This may seem like an easy hike, but keep in mind you will be summiting a mountain at 12,162 feet! Ride to the top of the Silver Queen lift to explore the wonders of a fragile high-alpine environment and venture to the summit of the famed Mt. Crested Butte. This hike passes through areas of unique animals, alpine plants, scree and talus fields. Hire a guide who will share the wonders of this special environment, and other areas around Crested Butte. Hikes are offered daily at 10 am for $49 per person.
4. Adventure Park
Families will love the resort’s Adventure Park. Spend an hour or an entire day; the Adventure Park is sure to garner giggles, shouts and squeals of pure joy. Families can enjoy mini golf, rock climbing, bungee trampolines, the Coke Zero Gravity BagJump and the newest feature, the Tin Cup Mining Co., where kids can prospect for gems just like the miners of yesteryears did. Activities can be purchased a la carte or take advantage of the Adventure Ticket and enjoy unlimited access to chairlift rides and Adventure Park activities all day long.
5. Explore Downtown Crested Butte
Hop on the free Mountain Express bus that picks up from Mountaineer Square every 20 minutes and head downtown to experience historic Crested Butte and all that it has to offer. Explore boutique shops, art galleries, coffee shops and enjoy great food surrounded by mountain views. If you are 21+, make sure to stop by Montanya Rum to taste award winning rum distilled right here in Crested Butte. Plus, every trip to Crested Butte deserves a stop at Third Bowl Ice Cream. Enjoy their delicious homemade concoctions! Can’t make it downtown? Stop by Coal Breaker Coffee located in the base area, now serving Third Bowl Ice Cream.