This Week in the Butte July 10 2018
Summer is in full bloom in Crested Butte and there are a number of ways to experience the mountain this week, with several exciting on-mountain events. Not to mention the great biking and hiking, festivals, including the Wildflower Festival and Crested Butte Music Festival, there is unlimited fun and adventure to discover!
Bring your bow and learn from professional archer and West Elk Archers club representative, Ryan Johnson. Clinics are open to all ages and ability levels. For youth entry level participants, several child practice bows will be available at the range to share; however, participants should plan to bring their own bow and arrows. All sessions will meet at 4:30 in the base area at the Evolution Bike Shop for check-in. The $10 clinic fee includes one lift ride.
Presented by gO Orthopedics, this series encourages competitors to gO Ride every Wednesday with a FREE regional recreational racing series at Evolution Bike Park. The race tracks consist of varying lengths and difficulty to challenge riders of all abilities in Enduro and Downhill disciplines. A short cross country loop (Up and Away to Downtime) is also available for 12 and Under XC racers.
Competitors also enjoy a FREE post-ride awards party after each race with free food, a cold LandShark Lager, and raffle prizes at Butte 66.
Races take place on Wednesday evenings at 5:45 pm, with Registration from 4:15 - 5:15 pm at Butte 66.
Live! From Mt. CB is Crested Butte Mountain Resort's FREE Wednesday night summer concert series, in the base area. Join us for great tunes, a laid back atmosphere, and the beautiful backdrop of Mt. Crested Butte in all its summer glory. 21+ guests can purchase alcoholic beverages, and there's plenty of room for kiddos to play, so bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets and join us for mid-week music! This week features music from Billy Strings!
With the Red Lady Express, Evolution Bike Park and Adventure Park open until 7 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays, it gives you and your family more time to explore and enjoy the resort!
Twilight Lift Tickets are $9 and Twilight Adventure Park Tickets are $25 for an Adult, $19 for Youth 7 - 17, $17 for Kids 6 and under, and $21 for Seniors.
The Umbrella Bar is also open until 7 pm for après on Fridays!
Come test your skills on Crested Butte Mountain Resorts short and long disc golf courses. In loving memory of Tim Foley, founder of CBMR’s disc golf courses. The Pro Tournament will be held on the long course and amateur categories will compete on the short course, which are located at the top of the Red Lady Express Lift and offers a fun and fast paced challenge for all ages and abilities.
Registration is available from 9 - 10:30 am outside Coal Breaker Coffee, and the tournaments will start at 11 am. Registration fees are $30 for adults and $15 for kids ages 12 and under. Prices include a single lift ride for the day. Head back to the base area afterwards for the awards party at Butte 66 at 2 pm with free raffle prizes and food and drink specials!