Crested Butte Mountain Ski
Terrain. Stats. Powder Stashes. Parks & More.
Crested Butte Ski Area
When the snow starts flying in Crested
it's time to get the skis out and head for Mt. Crested Butte. Are you
looking for steeps? Crested Butte Ski Resort has some of the best extreme
skiing in North America. Are you craving fresh corduroy?
Crested Butte's known for their immaculately groomed runs. No matter your
level of skiing, Crested Mountain Resort in Colorado is the ideal mountain
destination. Whether you are a first time skier or a snowboarder looking
to challenge the mountain, Crested Butte Mountain Resort sets the stage for
an exceptional Colorado ski vacation.
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Mt. Crested Butte Resort Statistics
Summit elevation: 12,162 ft/3,707
Base elevation: 9,375 ft/2,856
Lowest lift: 9,100 ft/2,774
Vertical: 2,775 feet – lift-served
- 3,062 feet – requires short hike to summit
Terrain: 1167 acres/472 hectares
Snowmaking: 282 acres of terrain
covered by 14 of 16 lifts
Lifts: 16 total—4 high-speed
detachable quad chairs, 2 fixed grip quad, 2 triple chairs, 3 double
chairs, 3 surface lifts, 2 Magic Carpets
Lift capacity: 20,310-people/hour
Trails: 121 total—23%
beginner, 57% intermediate, 20% advanced
Longest run: 2.6 miles/ 4.2
km (Peak to Treasury)
Superpipe: Located at the top
of Forest Queen. The dimensions for the superpipe are: 55’ wide,
18’ high, and a slope of 17 degrees
Crested Butte Terrain Parks
The Canaan Terrain Park is a jibbers paradise. Located under
the Paradise Lift, the Canaan Terrain Park includes hits of various shapes and
sizes. Rip it up on the many rail features for intermediate to
advanced jibbers. The popular Kids'
Park is located off the Painter Boy lift and open to skiers, snowboarders
and snowskates. The park includes beginner hits and features that include
rails, tabletops, rolls and a mini halfpipe.
Crested Butte Tubing Hill
A wonderful place for the kids to explore both during the day and at night,
the tubing hill is a family favorite. The tubing hill is located at the
top of Painter Boy and after the lifts close at the base of the Red Lady
Express. This hill is lit for nighttime tubing.
Atlas Snowshoe Loop in Crested Butte
2 miles/1.2 km
Two daily tours available. Moonlight tours available in January, February
Mt. Crested Butte Annual Snowfall
300 inches per year
Butte Lodging Bed Base
Butte Lodging and Hotels – 5,000
Crested Butte Lodging and Hotels – 550 pillows
Competitions at the Mt. Crested Butte
first X-Games, Crested Butte also plays hosts to:
- SAAB U.S. Extreme Freeskiing
- U.S. Extreme
- U. S. Extreme Freeskiing Telemark Championships
- Randonnee Rally
- Elk Mountain Grand Traverse
Nordic Skiing in Crested Butte
The Crested Butte Nordic Center provides
35 kilometers of groomed trails for traditional nordic and skate skiing. The
Nordic Center also provides rentals, lessons and guided backcountry tours in
the Gunnison National Forest. Call (970) 349-1707 for more information.
Experience Crested Butte for Yourself
Imagine skiing knee
deep powder in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. A ski vacation to
Crested Butte should be on your list of things to do in life. Let us
guide you to the treasures hidden within the Colorado Rockies. Begin
planning your Crested
Butte, Colorado ski vacation today.