Crested Butte

Crested Butte Travel Guide

Articles about Crested Butte

By Lanee Lee

The post-powder party heats up at these lively bars in ski towns from Aspen to the Andes.

By Kate Parham Kordsmeier
By Nina Fedrizzi
By Meg Lukens Noonan
What makes a great ski resort?Hard to say. In nearly 30 years on the slopes, I've had spectacularly memorable times fighting my way down Stowe's bulletproof hardpack, cruising the scored white boulevards of Utah's Deer Valley, flailing through a r...
By Meg Lukens Noonan
happening bars Idle Spur, Crested Butte, Colo. Mangy Moose, Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Matterhorn, Stowe, Vt. Red Parka Pub, Glen, N.H. Wobbly Barn, Killington, Vt. for a quiet drink Chez Henri, Sugarbush, Vt. Christiania Inn, Heavenly, Calif. Duchin...

Hotels in Crested Butte

Popular with groups and couples, this 10-room boutique hotel is set on a hillside just four miles from downtown and a short walk from the ski lifts at Mount Crested Butte. The public spaces are decorated in a classic ski lodge style, with high wooden ceilings and a large stone fireplace.

Restaurants in Crested Butte

The beloved roaster pours scruffy mountaineers their morning cup in a former coal shed plastered with vintage license plates.

Things to do in Crested Butte

Receiving about 25 feet of snowfall each year, this Colorado ski hill is renowned for its expert runs (double-black diamond)—some with up to 50 percent grades. Sixteen lifts provide access to the rugged and steep terrain, located in the Elk Mountain Range of the Rockies.