About Crested Butte
This resort is a real beaut! Crested Butte is sometimes labelled as the last real Colorado ski town, and we can see why – with a historic Victorian town, friendly locals and bucket loads of charm this mountain town is the perfect winter destination. While there are a few bars and restaurants spread throughout the village this isn't a party town, making it great for families or groups wanting to hit the slopes early in the morning.
The mountain has a natural character that is both distinctive and exhilarating for any ability level. From the abundant wide open green and blue groomed trails to more advanced long cruisers and the famous extreme limits of the North Face and Headwall, the mountain has it all.
- Family friendly
- Village charm
Crested Butte has an alpine village located at the base of the mountain with a collection of bars, restaurants and shops. Staying on the mountain provides easy access to the slopes with many of the properties located slope side or a short walk to the lifts. Accommodation ranges from 3-star hotels to more deluxe condos.
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How to get there
Crested Butte is best accessed by Gunnison Airport (GUC). When flying from Australia at least one stopover is required, the most popular stopover destinations are Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas (13-15 hour flight from Australia) and then on to Gunnison Airport, a 2 hr 20 min flight. All three make a great city escape pre or post your ski holiday
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The drive to Crested Butte is 45min from Gunnison Airport. Transfers and private chauffer options are available to and from Gunnison Airport.
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“You’ll feel like you’re the only person on the mountain!! If you’re feeling adventurous and keen for some extreme skiing, make your way over to North Face and Headwall.”
Gabbi, Reservations Supervisor
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