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23 May 2018

AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO THE BEST SUMMER YET

New Events and Family Favorites Highlight CBMR’s Summer Calendar

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – May 23, 2018 – With dozens of incredible events lining the summer calendar, it can be a daunting task to know what to attend. To help you plan your Crested Butte summer itinerary, we offer our insider’s guide to maximizing a summer full of fun.

Below are the best events to prioritize on your Crested Butte summer bucket list.

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Local’s Pick: Summer Unplugged

New this summer, Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s popular winter concert series, CB Unplugged, is expanding into the late summer and fall. The free CB Unplugged Concert Series is a small venue, après experience that brings in nationally touring acts to perform in an intimate setting. Previous talents who graced the stage this past winter season include Chali 2na, Todd Sheaffer and Tony Furtado. Proposed Summer Unplugged concert dates are Sept. 1 and Oct. 6, 2018.

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08 March 2018

SKITOWN BREAKDOWN IS REVAMPED AND BETTER THAN EVER

CBMR’s Spring Concert Adds Concerts and New Venues

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – March 8 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s (CBMR) annual spring concert, SkiTown Breakdown, is being revitalized this season. Traditionally a free outdoor concert at the base of CBMR during mid-March, SkiTown Breakdown is now moving to Closing Weekend with multiple venues and performances happening all over the mountain.

Spread over the Saturday and Sunday of Closing Weekend, April 7 and 8, SkiTown Breakdown returns as a celebration of the winter season.

Below is a schedule of events and locations:

Saturday, April 7, 2018

12 – 2 pm: Drew Emmitt Band live on-mountain at the Ice Bar at Uley’s Cabin.
4 – 6 pm: The New Orleans Suspects take the stage at Butte 66.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

12 – 2 pm: Coral Creek sends off the winter season on-...Read more

22 February 2018

CRESTED BUTTE'S EXTREME TERRAIN OPENS FOR THE SEASON

Expert skiing and riding now open with access via the High Lift

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – February 22 – The moment many Crested Butte locals and guests have been waiting for occurred on Wednesday, February 21, when Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) opened the first extreme terrain of the winter season. Expert skiers and riders accessed the steep terrain of Teocalli Bowl, Headwall, Big Chute and Paradise Cliffs, all via the High Lift.

CBMR is renowned for the 542 acres of inbounds Extreme Limits Terrain that provide expert skiers and riders with some of the best runs in the country.

“The Crested Butte Ski Patrol is psyched to be able to open up some of the extreme terrain that Crested Butte is renowned for,” exclaims CBMR Director of Ski Patrol, Bill Dowell. “With the excitement of this opening, we cannot stress enough the importance of being reasonably cautious and aware of the conditions.”

With nearly three feet of snow falling in the past two weeks and up to a foot in the forecast through Sunday, Ski Patrol...Read more

30 January 2018

BREAK AWAY TO CRESTED BUTTE THIS SPRING

Snow, events, and savings are abundant at the Butte

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – January 30 – Spring in the mountains is one of the best times of year. Bluebird days, soft snow and lively events signal a change to summer, almost as much as the shorts and Hawaiian shirts seen around the mountain.

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is no different; with unique events, great deals and some of Colorado’s best terrain.

Here is a look at spring at CBMR by the numbers:

3 – CBMR’s Sunset Soirees at Ten Peaks take place for three consecutive weeks: March 13, 20 and 27. Soak in the longer days on a snowcat-drawn sleigh ride and bask in the increased sunshine at the Umbrella Bar. This popular event includes a delicious buffet dinner and one complimentary glass of wine or beer; it sells out quickly.

Speaking of three, when you reserve two nights of lodging and two days of lift tickets through Crested Butte Vacations, your third night and day of skiing is free. Guests can take advantage of this great savings promotion for stays between...Read more

24 January 2018

“TIME TO RIDE” IN CRESTED BUTTE FOR BIG GAME WEEKEND

Monday’s lift tickets are the cost of the cumulative score of the game

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – January 24 – The penultimate games of the National Football League season took place this past weekend, leaving only two teams to battle it out for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Join Crested Butte Mountain Resort and celebrate the big game between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. Butte 66 will be hosting their annual Big Game Party with food and drink specials, raffles and contests throughout the game.

Guests should plan on sticking around on Monday, February 5, as the price of Monday’s full day lift ticket will be based on the final combined scores of Sunday’s game. The price will be determined using the following formula: $1 per point scored. If the final score is Philadelphia, 24, and New England, 21, the price of a lift ticket for Monday will be $45. However, there is a cap in the event of a high-scoring game; guests will pay no more than $65 for a full day lift ticket.

The big question arises, how...Read more

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