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The fun continues here at Crested Butte Mountain Resort on this super sunny Fat Tuesday, February 9, 2016! You’ll want to make sure to grab the sunscreen and be prepared to shed the layers to show off those beads, as our anticipated high temp for the day is a toasty 30 degrees. The skiing and riding will be their best as we have beautiful blue bird skies and a nice soft 58 inch base blanketing all 1,051 acres of diverse terrain now open. With 111 snow filled trails to choose from and 15 lifts ready to escort you there with the greatest of ease, you’re sure to find lap after lap of thrills no matter which way you go! If the smoothest groomed turns on the hill are what you dream of, then our professional grooming staff have worked hard to ensure 300 fantastically groomed acres are available your skiing or riding pleasure with Lower Treasury being their choice run of the day.
Kick off your Mardi Gras celebration at the Butte 66 with all day food and drink specials as well as live music by Scotty Leith. Drink specials are $3 Buds, $7 New Orleans Hurricanes, and $5 shot/beer combo with Beam and a Rolling Rock. The food special is a $16.99 Crawfish Boil. Continue the Mardi Gras celebration by heading to town for the annual Mardi Gras Parade down Elk Avenue. Parade starts at 5:30 and Bubba will be there handing out beads!
Want to meet some new women ski buddies? Join the new Women’s Tips on Tuesdays clinic. Come ski with like-minded women to get some ski tips, followed by tipping a glass of wine at our new Umbrella Bar. This is a women’s specific Ski School session, which is guided by our top women professionals. Sessions will go from 1:30pm to 3:30pm and will conclude with an après ski glass of wine, or non-alcoholic beverage, which is included in the session price of $65. This product is for skiing levels 3-7 and is designed to be specific for women wanting guides, instruction, and a great skiing atmosphere. Please call (970) 349-2211 or go to the Adventure Center ticket office to sign up today.
Need some ideas to woo your special someone on Valentine’s? Why not treat them to a delectable lunch at Uley’s cabin or make an evening out of it with an elevated 5-course menu, champagne, a romantic sleigh ride and memories that will last a lifetime. Call 970-349-4554 to book today!
Bust out your best Mardi Gras garb and flaunt it on the slopes today! Hope to see you out on the hill!
Uphill Travel Infomation
Uphill skiers are now permitted to travel to the top of the Silver Queen lift unless there is early morning control work. Bike riders are allowed on all groomed terrain up to the top of Red Lady lift and the top of Painter boy lift unless there is early morning control work. Bikers are not allowed on the upper mountain or to drop into Paradise Pod. They must stay on the front side of the mountain. Riders have access to all groomed terrain on Gold Link Lift and Prospect lift. Gunsight Pass is closed to all bikers.
When the Ski Patrol is conducting early-morning avalanche control work, a red flashing light will be deployed on top of tower 3 of the Red Lady lift and at the base area. DO NOT CONTINUE UPHILL BEYOND YELLOW BRICK ROAD AT UPPER PARK for all skinners OR THE TOP OF RED LADY LIFT for all bikers!
All uphill users are required to have an Uphill Use Ticket or Uphill, Peak or Peak Plus Season Pass in their possession. Tickets and passes are available at the Adventure Center during the resort’s normal operating hours. Uphill users will be required to sign an acknowledgement and waiver prior to Uphill Use. Uphill Use on the ski area is permissible before and after operating hours on allowed groomed trails. During operating hours Skiers, Snowboarders and Snowshoers can access the mountain via the designated Base to Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks and Top of Red Lady Lift uphill route. All uphill travel must cease by 9:00 a.m. and may not begin again until 4:30 p.m., with the exception of the all-day route.