Flying The Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport offers service to some of the largest airline hubs in the country, allowing visitors to connect from almost every airport in the country. United Airlines provides year-round service to and from Denver (DEN). JSX Airlines provides four times weekly service to and from Dallas, TX (DAL). This winter United will…

Recreational Ice Skating and hockey are popular pastimes in Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley for locals and visitors alike. The cold weather winter climes offer up great conditions for outdoor arenas. Ice skating with the family offers up just another option for winter vacation fun. Here are some of the resources for ice skating…

Take a break on the slopes for some en-piste dining and drinks. Crested Butte Mountain Resort has three on-the-mountain food and drink stops. Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks The Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks is located at the top of Painter Boy chairlift. The en-piste bar & restaurant is perfectly situated for beginners and fans…

Here are the best Crested Butte / Gunnison Valley happy hours for the 2022-23 winter season. Grab some discounted appetizers and decompress with some tasty drinks before dinner at one of these great happy hour spots….. Butte 66 Bar & Grill 3:00 to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday $4 draft beers $9.95 loaded fries, boneless…

When the lakes freeze over in the Gunnson Valley, the fishing doesn’t stop, it just gets better. Ice fishing is fun and educationl respite from your time on the slopes and can reward you with a delicious fresh dinner to boot. Ice fishing can be a challenge and the prep and equipment are, in a…

Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley offer up unmatched backcountry access and vistas. Experience the Gunnison backcountry the cowboy way. Lope through snowy Colorado mountain wilderness with winter horseback riding. Experience the Gunnison valley wilderness the way the miners did 140 years ago. Newbie or seasoned riders are guided by expert wranglers offering an unforgettable…

After a few days on the slopes, you may want to take a novel approach to winter fun and hit the back country with a sled dog tour. Once aboard a sled, you’ll discover a quaint and exciting way of experiencing Gunnison Valley’s backcountry. The views are spectacular and there are plenty of opportunities for…

It’s no question Crested Butte is widely known for its steep and extreme terrain en and off piste, but did you know Crested Butte is considered the Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado. With over 55km of maintained nordic track and over 100km of groomed ski trails in the area, you can be sure to get…

While Crested Butte Mountain Resort offers some of the steepest resort skiing in North America, there are also more than two million acres of public land in Gunnison County. The Anthricites, Coney’s (via Washington Gulch), Mt Axtel, Mt Emmons, Gothic Mtn, Schuylkill, Snodgrass and the Irwin area all offer accessible quality off-piste skiing. Crested Bute…