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Great Savings and More This Spring!

Head to the Butte this spring for your favorite concert or event! Plus, check out all of the great savings! Sunshine, blue sky and great skiing and riding! Spend Spring Break 2018 at Crested Butte for deep snow and even deeper savings! 

Third Night + Third Day Free

Planning on visiting in late March? Your third day and night are FREE when you buy two nights of lodging and two days of lift tickets from March 16, 2018 to April 8, 2018! 

Kids Ski FREE

April 1 - 8, 2018

Nobody loves kids like Crested Butte does. All kids ages 12 and under visiting April 1 – 8, 2018 ski or ride for free. No strings attached, no parent ticket required, no lodging stay required, no advance reservations, no purchase of a bottle of wine (though it’s not a bad idea), just a good ole free ticket for the littlest rippers. 

50% Lodging

Save 50% off lodging at the Grand Lodge, the Lodge at Mountaineer Square, the Plaza and CBMR Condo Properties!


Ten Peaks Sunset Soirees I March 13
Enjoy longer days and the beautiful views from the Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks during our Sunset Soirees happening over three Tuesdays this March.  Event tickets are for sale in advance at the Adventure Center for $60 per person and include a delicious buffet dinner, one complimentary glass of house wine or draft beer and a sleighride to and from the base area.

CB Unplugged I March 17
Head to Butte 66 for an après show you don’t want to miss! CB Unplugged is a free music series, sponsored by the Town of Mount Crested Butte, which features nationally touring artists in an intimate setting. 

Al Johnson Telemark Race | March 18
This Colorado costume event is as much fun to watch as it is to participate in! In tribute a rugged 19th century mailman, competitors in wacky costumes climb 660 vertical feet, then descend 1200 feet down double-black diamond steeps, some having never telemarked at all! There will be prizes for best times, best costumes and best fall. 

Winter Chainless Downhill Race | March 24
Grab your townie, fat bike or brave this event on your summer mountain bike. Test your skills and get some thrills in the Crested Butte Winter Chainless Downhill Bike Race. 

Aaron Blunck Celebration I April 6
Join us on Friday, April 6 at Butte 66 to celebrate local Olympian and CBMR Ambassador Aaron Blunck. The celebration will be from 4:00 – 5:30 and the first 100 people in attendance will receive a complimentary Team Aaron Blunck CBMR t-shirt. Aaron will be signing posters from 4:00 – 4:45 PM.  Then, join us for a toast to a great season at 4:45 PM. 

SkiTown Breakdown | April 6 - 8
We are excited for our FREE spring concert, Skitown Breakdown, sponsored by the Town of Mount Crested Butte! Join us on the snow in the base area for live music!

Don't miss Crested Butte this spring!

LandShark Pond Skim | April 8
The end of ski season is another excuse to celebrate, dress up in silly costumes and have wacky events, like the Pond Skim, where contestants skim across water on their skis and snowboards. Get in your last turns of the season and go out with a bang! 

Spring in the Butte

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 March 16 and April 8, 2018.

12 – For families looking to send off the Winter Season in style, CBMR is offering all children age 12 and under free skiing and riding from April 1 through April 8. No strings attached, no parent ticket required, no lodging stay required, just a good ‘ole free ticket for the littlest rippers.

0 – That’s the cost of entry to the resort’s live concerts, including the revamped multi-venue SkiTown Breakdown concert on April 7 and 8, and the final two CB Unplugged concerts. Stay tuned to for acts and more details.

76,296 – As in gallons of water that costume-clad skiers and snowboarders are challenged to cross during the annual LandShark Pond Skim on April 7.

10 – The Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks offers unparalleled views of – you guessed it – 10 peaks, including the West Elk Mountain Range, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness and Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. Teocalli, Gothic, and Whiterock Mountains are three peaks that dominate the skyline.

2,775 – The number of vertical feet from the top of the Silver Queen Express Lift to the bottom of the East River Lift. This long intermediate groomed run – Windy Gap through to Lower Treasury – is a local favorite in the spring.

1,200 – The Al Johnson Telemark Race is a classic Crested Butte costume event that is as much fun to watch as it is to participate in. In tribute to a rugged 19th century mailman, costume-clad competitors climb 660 vertical feet before descending 1,200 feet down Crested Butte’s Extreme Limits Terrain. There are prizes for best times, best costumes and best wipeout.

2 – Trade in your snowboard and skis for two wheels. CBMR is bringing back the Winter Chainless Downhill Race on Saturday, March 24, where racers will test their skills as they ride down the snow-covered slopes. Riders atop townies, fat bikes and classic mountain bikes will line up at the top of the Red Lady Express Lift before tackling the fastest line down to the base area.