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09 July 2018

Outerbike Returns to Crested Butte Aug. 17-19

Experience The Best Bike Demo Event in the Universe in the Birthplace of Mountain Biking

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – July 9, 2018 – Test out the latest and greatest bikes and gear on some of the nation’s best trails this August as Outerbike returns to Crested Butte, Colo. Self-proclaimed “the BEST bike demo event in the Universe,” Outerbike returns to Crested Butte Aug. 17-19 for the second consecutive summer.  

Outerbike will be headquartered at the base of the Evolution Bike Park at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR), offering participants incredible access to the resort’s lift-served cross country and downhill trails, unrivaled mountain scenery and a friendly bike-centric mountain community. Hop on the lift to test the latest and greatest bikes on our bucket-list trails and repeat as needed. After riding your heart out, relax with a tasty beverage at an Outerbike party.

"Our first Outerbike CB was super successful with a really strong showing of key exhibitors and support from the community,” explains Mark Sevenoff...Read more

05 June 2018

Summer Starts a Little Early in Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Opens for Hiking and Biking on June 9

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – June 5, 2018 – While summer doesn’t officially start until the solstice on June 21, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) opens for the summer season on Saturday, June 9. The Red Lady and Silver Queen Express lifts start spinning at 9:30 a.m., whisking hikers and bikers up to explore the mountain. Restaurants, retail stores, kids’ programs and activities also open to kick off another adventurous summer at the resort.

The Evolution Bike Park opens with 100 percent of trails accessible, ensuring there’s a trail for riders of all abilities. CBMR’s upper mountain access hiking trails will also be open, including the famous Peak Trail that climbs to the 12,162-foot summit of Mt. Crested Butte.

Below is a comprehensive list of Opening Day options:

Adventure

  • The Evolution Bike Park
  • Adventure Park (Powerade Bungy Trampolines, Rock Climbing Pinnacle, Flying Gopher Miniature Golf course, the Coke Zero
  • ...Read more
04 June 2018

Triple Peaks, LLC to Sell Okemo Mountain, Mount Sunapee and Crested Butte Mountain Resort to Vail Resorts

 

LUDLOW, VT – JUNE 4, 2018 – Triple Peaks, LLC, owned by Tim and Diane Mueller, and their children Ethan and Erica Mueller, announced today they have entered into a purchase agreement with Vail Resorts, Inc. Triple Peaks, LLC is the parent company for Okemo Mountain in Ludlow, Vt., Mount Sunapee in Newbury, N.H. and Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Mt. Crested Butte, Colo.

The sale includes the three ski resort operations, as well as Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vt. and Tater Hill Golf Club in Windham, Vt. As part of the transaction, Vail Resorts will also own the leasehold assets presently owned by Och-Ziff Real Estate.

“Diane and I are incredibly proud of what we have accomplished at the three resorts for the last 36 years,” remarked Tim Mueller, co-owner and president of Triple Peaks, LLC. “We have had the great privilege of working with a lot of smart, hardworking, dedicated team members, as well as many other people in the local communities and the states where the resorts are...Read more

31 May 2018

MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH RETURNS AUG. 6-SEPT. 9

CBMR Honors Veterans with Discounted Rates

 

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – May 31, 2018 – In support of the United States Armed Forces, Crested Butte Mountain Resort welcomes all men and women who are serving and have served to visit Crested Butte during Military Appreciation Month from Aug. 6 through Sept. 9, 2018.

“Building off of our most successful winter Military Month this season, we are excited to invite members of the military to experience the beauty and adventure of summer in Crested Butte this August,” said CBMR Senior Marketing Manager, Erica Rasmussen.  

This is the third consecutive year CBMR will offer the popular event during both the winter and summer season. During Military Month, active, disabled and retired military and their dependents will receive significantly discounted lodging rates and Adventure Park tickets.

Nightly lodging rates will start at $119 per night for lodging at the Grand Lodge, and Adventure Park tickets will be $20 per person, per day. Ten percent of all discounted Military Month...Read more

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.

RHYTHM

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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