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05 November 2014

IT’S TIME TO EXPAND THE TERRAIN AT CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT

40 acres of extreme terrain will open this season with ample snow

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – Nov. 5 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort announces that they will open 40 new acres of expert terrain this winter season, called Teo 2, once the area has ample snowpack. Located skiers’ right beyond Teocalli Bowl at the top of the High Lift, Teo 2 stands above future expansion possibilities at the resort on the back side of the mountain.

Teo 2 delivers a variety of terrain for advanced skiers and riders. Upon entering the area, riders will choose from either legendary “Crested Butte style” steeps or a wide open powder bowl. There are pillow drops and steep tree lines; all finishing with a mellower open field that weaves through short trees. Mountain crews cleared trees over the summer, with guidance from the U.S. Forest Service, to create an egress road that was needed to open this terrain. To get back to the main part of the resort, there is a 20 – 30 minute hike back to Schofield Road...Read more

28 July 2014

Fresh ways to hit the slopes!

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – JUL.28 – In anticipation of the 2014-2015 ski season, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is improving guest entertainment on skis and off. Snow bike rentals will make it possible to hit the slopes in more ways than one, and continued thinning on gladed runs will offer intermediate skiers more places to ski through the trees. And thanks to a new storage system for skis, getting on and off the slopes will be easier than ever. Check out the details:

Continued Glading for Intermediate Skiers

Last summer, the resort thinned 10 acres of trees, dramatically improving access to forested skiing. This summer, the improvements continue as resort crews partner with the local US Forest Service District to identify new areas for glading. Intermediate skiers looking for more gentle gladed terrain should get ready to weave through the trees in the East River area and off the Teocalli Lift.

Snow Bike Rentals

For the last couple of years, snow bikes have made a huge...Read more

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