Beginners in Crested Butte

Beginner


Crested Butte has a great selection of beginner terrain, with a fantastic learners area and a great choice of groomed green and blue runs to get you started exploring the mountian. 

Wide runs in Crested Butte

Intermediate


Crested Butte has a great selection of intermediate groomers to let rip on and a handfull of mogul runs to test your legs, although the intermediate area isn't massive, there is plenty of progression available to help develop your skills! 

Advanced skiing in Crested Butte

Advanced


 Extreme skiers flock to Crested Butte, considererd by some to be the birthplace of freeskiing. There is plenty of challanging terrain from steep pistes to wild cliff drops, Crested Butte has something offer every experienced rider. The Teocalli Bowl, Headwall, and North Face Bowl offer an abundance of natural features and Colorado powder which are sure to keep you entertained until your legs are ready for a comfy bed... and maybe a hot tub!

Snowboard / Freestyle Skiing


Crested Butte is a fantastic spot for any park lover. There are three different terrain parks to cater for every level of rider. The Keystone and Painter Boy parks have a great selection of easy features to get you started, with ride on rails and small jumps they are the perfect place to build confidence and build up your range of skills. The PB park (as well as being very well named!) happens to be in the sunniest spot on the mountain so its a great place to hang out whether you are hitting the jumps of just enjoying the show!

Cascades is built to be the progression park, it has a series of gradually building rails and kickers, up to 35ft, where you can develop your skills and hone new tricks. There is also a range of natural features which are developed in the forest throughout the season so keep an eye out when you are riding in the trees!

Ski event in Crested Butte

Cross-Country Skiing


 Crested Butte has an excellent, community run, Nordic ski programme with over 55km of groomed runs. The Nordic centre is just on the outskirts of town and offers equipment hire, lessons and route maps to get you started. There are many events throughout the season including the Alley Loop Nordic Marathon which has been running for 28 years and is the largest costume party in Crested Bute with the marathon both starting and ending in the heart of the downtown.