Mountains / Colorado
At Crested Butte
Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampolines, Mini Golf and More. Crested Butte’s Adventure Park is open year round and provides several family friendly activities. The bungee trampolines provide a turbo-charged, gravity-defying ride up to 30 feet in the air, while the Climbing Pinnacle features a 28-foot, 6-route tower with auto-belay. Purchase tickets direct at the resort in the Adventure Center building.
If you want to navigate the mountain like a pro, go on a free guided tour of Mt. Crested Butte. Learn your way around the greens and blues without getting lost. Tours meet at 9:45 a.m. and leave at 10 a.m. On the two hour tour, you will learn trails and locations of lifts from an experienced local guide. This is a great way to start off your visit to CrestedButteMountain, and it is a good opportunity to meet some new friends with similar interests. So bring the family or any size group, and you will receive a local’s introduction to Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Phone: 970-349-2211
Kids have nothing to do? Parents need a night out? Bring your child to Kid’s Night Out to join our fun-loving instructors for an exciting night. Kids who take part in kids night out will have entrance to the adventure park and all the activities it has to offer. Ages 4-12. Kids’ Night Out takes place nightly, but advance reservations are required at 970-349-2211.
Enjoy a unique dining experience where getting there is half the fun. Ride in an open sleigh pulled by a snowcat to a cabin tucked in the woods. You will enjoy an exceptional dinner. The menu will feature Colorado cuisine with French influences and will change weekly. Favorites include Colorado Elk, Braised Lamb Shank, and Cedar Planked Salmon. A full bar and a handpicked wine list are available to complement your dining experience. Then bundle up afterward to take the sleigh back to the base area. Advance reservations required. For more information, please call 970-349-2275.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s snowshoe tour is a unique way to experience the majestic surroundings of Crested Butte. On the tour, you will explore areas of the mountain where few skiers go. You will also learn lessons on the history of the area and qualities of the local ecosystem. Tours last about two and a half hours, and you can expect to hike about two miles. On the tour, you will be supplied with a guide, snowshoes, poles, a lift ride, water, and a light snack. Ninety percent of the tour is downhill or flat, but you will enjoy a great workout along the way. For more information, please call 970-349-4554.
The Nordic Center is the hub of recreational activity in the town of Crested Butte. Experience the beauty of the Gunnison Valley with 45 kilometers of track groomed for classic and skate cross-country skiing or guided backcountry tours. If you are new to the sport, there are instructors for teaching all levels. A full fleet of rental equipment is available at the Nordic Center. 620 Second Street Crested Butte, CO (970)349-1707
With guided tours lasting a full 3 hours, you will be sure to get your fill with this adventurous family friendly sport. Follow your knowledgeable guide through the LakeIrwin area just outside of the town of Crested Butte while experiencing true Colorado wilderness. For more information please call our Mountain Concierge at 970-349-4554.
Journey through the snow for one hour on horseback. Enjoy the glorious Colorado countryside and revel in the opportunity to encounter elk, mule deer, bighorn sheep, and bald eagles. Half-way through the ride, we’ll stop to warm up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa. For more information, please call 970-349-4554.