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THE SOONER YOU PLAN, THE MORE YOU SAVE TO CRESTED BUTTE - August 05, 2014

With flowers blooming and warm sunshine beaming down, it is hard to imagine cool white snow and making turns on your skis in a few months. Or maybe it is the perfect thought on a sun-baked afternoon. Crested Butte Mountain Resort has recently launched their annual Book Early, Save Big promotion that gives bigger and better deals to those who start planning their ski vacation in the summer. Right now, the resort is giving 30% off lodging when guests book a minimum of four nights for the 2014-2...

NEW AT CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT THIS SEASON - July 28, 2014

Fresh ways to hit the slopes, from tubing to snow bikes to improved gladed skiing! MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – JUL.28 – In anticipation of the 2014-2015 ski season, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is improving guest entertainment on skis and off. Upgrades to the tubing hill and snow bike rentals will make it possible to hit the slopes in more ways than one, and continued thinning on gladed runs will offer intermediate skiers more places to ski through the trees. And thanks to a new sto...

SKITOWN BREAKDOWN - March 10, 2014

SKITOWN BREAKDOWN – AN ALL DAY MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA IN CRESTED BUTTE Matisyahu as the headlining act MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – March 10 – Skitown Breakdown encourages guests to spend a weekend in Crested Butte for some sun, skiing and great music. Saturday, March 22, will be a full day of rock at the resort. There will be music on the mountain throughout the day, with the final Skitown Breakdown concert featuring The Samples, opening for Matisyahu in the base area ten...

WHAT’S NEW AT CRESTED BUTTE THIS SEASON - November 06, 2013

 MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – OCT. 29 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort continues to focus on the skiing experience for guests as they plan upgrades for the 2013-2014 winter ski season. In addition to a new direct, non-stop flight from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Gunnison-Crested Butte, the resort has worked throughout the summer to cut down some trees for better skiing in areas around the mountain for adults and kids alike. After a long day of skiing, ins...

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Unveils a New Logo - August 27, 2013

For Immediate Release Crested Butte Mountain Resort Unveils a New Logo MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – AUGUST 27 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) started on a new website development project with Dallas-based web design company One Fast Buffalo and finished with a new logo. As the resort gears up for winter, they are doing so with a fresh new look; one that highlights the iconic peak of Crested Butte Mountain and speaks to the brand of an area that is truly unique, vibrant and a...

CRESTED BUTTE BRINGS DOWNHILL RACING BACK TO THE EVOLUTION BIKE PARK - August 13, 2013

 MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – AUGUST 13 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort has put a lot of focus towards their mountain biking terrain since 2009. The Evolution Bike Park is becoming one of the best bike parks in the state of Colorado. With 18 trails covering 25 miles, the riding opportunities continue to grow and evolve into an awesome network of trails. To add to the excitement around the bike park, the resort...

GUNNISON-CRESTED BUTTE REGIONAL AIRPORT HAS NEW CHICAGO FLIGHT FOR THE 2013-2014 WINTER SEASON - July 23, 2013

  MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – JULY 23 – Rounding out an already robust United Airlines schedule, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) and Gunnison Valley Rural Transportation Authority (RTA) are announcing a new nonstop, direct flight to the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). The new United Express regional jet service into GUC for the 2013-20...

NEW CRESTED BUTTE PEAK PASS ONLY $599 - April 30, 2013

Unlimited skiing & riding all winter long MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – April 30 – Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has officially announced its pass pricing for the 2013-2014 winter season. After considerable analysis, the resort has decided to completely restructure their previous pass pricing model. The resort is now offering the Peak Pass with prices for adult passes starting at $599. The Peak Pass includes unlimited skiing and riding at the resort with no blackout dates a...

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT TO OPERATE MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES RECREATION PROGRAM THIS SUMMER - April 06, 2013

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) and the town of Mt. Crested Butte are working together on a public-private partnership to continue to provide the popular Mountain Adventures Recreation Program for locals, while extending amenities offered to visiting guests.

ROOST THE BUTTE SNOWMOBILE EVENT COMES TO CRESTED BUTTE - March 22, 2013

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is teaming up with X-Games snowmobile event organizer, Joe Duncan with 357 Consulting to kick off the first annual Roost The Butte snowmobile competition and festival.

CRESTED BUTTE APPRECIATES COLORADO PASSHOLDERS - February 15, 2013

Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has just announced its appreciation for everyone who skis or snowboards in Colorado, regardless of which mountain is “home”.

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT SUBMITS NEW MASTER DEVELOPMENT PLAN - January 15, 2013

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has submitted the 2012 Master Development Plan (MDP) to the US Forest Service (USFS) for review and acceptance. The MDP provides a vision for the future of CBMR. It incorporates previous approvals at the Main Mountain along with adjacent private land development projects, new recreational use concepts for the Teo Park, Teo Drainage expansion area and Snodgrass Mountain, culminating in a comprehensive plan for a balanced, cohesive resort.

SUMMERTIME IN CRESTED BUTTE - May 15, 2013

  MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – May XX – It’s spring time and Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is preparing for another incredible summer season filled with sunshine, free concerts, mountain biking, scenic lift rides, other adventures and of course, smiles. Each year, CBMR brings new adventures to the resort and this summer is no different. With a new downhill-focused mountain bike trail, a wedding garden and the summer plans for the Coke Zero Gravity BagJump, Crested Bu...

SAFETY WEEK AT CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT - January 15, 2013

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is committed to safe slopes. As part of the nationwide program put in place by the National Ski Area Association (NSAA), CBMR will be participating in National Ski Area Safety Week, January 19 – 27. Each day, the resort will focus on a different safety topic, utilizing the Skier Responsibility Code and other NSAA safety awareness initiatives.

BEST TRAVEL DEALS IN SKI COUNTRY - January 03, 2013

Skiers and riders in Phoenix and the San Francisco Bay Area can now take advantage of the best travel deals imaginable in ski country, two-for-one airline tickets straight to the slopes of Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT OPENS THE NEW BAGJUMP™ - December 21, 2012

With a strong direction to create a more innovative and unique experience for guests, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has just opened the Coke Zero® Gravity BagJump as its latest amenity in the Adventure Park. The 50 feet by 50 feet by 11 feet deep bag is filled with air and acts as a safe and cushioned landing pad for jumpers, tubers, skiers and snowboarders.

EARLY SEASON PROMOTIONS TO CRESTED BUTTE ARE COMMUNITY-WIDE - November 01, 2012

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is already gearing up for Ski Free on Opening Day, whereby on November 21, 2012, all guests will ski for free at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, no strings attached. With a desire to continue the Ski Free promotion, the community has teamed up with the resort to offer Ski Free with Lodging, as well as offering their Butte Bucks program to entice local holiday shopping.

CRESTED BUTTE PRIVATE SECTOR JOINS FORCES WITH TELLURIDE AND MONTROSE TO SUPPORT NEW ALLEGIANT AIR SERVICE - October 31, 2012

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) and the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization (TMRAO) inked a letter of intent recently, committing CBMR’s support of the Allegiant Air direct flights to the Montrose Regional Airport from the San Francisco and Phoenix areas this winter.

THE COUNTDOWN TO SKI FREE ON OPENING DAY - October 23, 2012

In addition to skiing for free on Opening Day, the resort is kicking off a social media campaign, today Tuesday, October 23, 2012. CBMR is giving away a lift ticket a day until Opening Day on November 21, 2012 to lucky fans on their Facebook Page

SEASON PASS DEADLINE IS APPROACHING QUICKLY - September 25, 2012

The first snow has fallen on the mountains in Crested Butte, coating the ski area’s higher elevations and getting the local community excited for the upcoming winter season.

MORE TO DO IN CRESTED BUTTE THIS SUMMER - June 19, 2012

Crested Butte is in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. What does that mean for visitors and the people who live there? They’re at the epicenter of beauty and adventure that the majestic Colorado Rockies provide.

WINDING DOWN THE SEASON, WINDING UP THE EVENTS - March 28, 2012

Does it get any better than spring skiing and riding? The sun is shining, the snow is soft and guests are smiling… It does! Add in some spring events and crazy costumes and the slopes truly become the best place to be in the springtime.

2012-2013 SEASON PASSES NOW ON SALE AT CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT - March 26, 2012

Already looking to next ski season, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has just launched their spring sale for 2012-2013 Season Passes. The resort is now selling their Platinum and Gold Passes until closing day, April 8, 2012.

LEARN TO SKI FOR FREE AT CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT - January 04, 2012

It’s National Learn to Ski & Snowboard month and thanks to an incredible offer from Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR), there’s one more reason to learn this season.Beginning in January, CBMR is offering a free day of lifts, lessons and rentals to aspiring skiers and riders who book a two-night stay at any CBMR property. The offer is valid for true beginners – ‘never-evers’ – and includes each person on the reservation. Even better, this package applies...

CBMR NAMED AS HOST OF ISMF RACE - December 13, 2011

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is pleased to announce the resort will play host to the 2012 International Ski Mountaineering Federation’s (ISMF) GORE-TEX® Brand North American Ski Mountaineering Championships presented by Arc’teryx, part of the COSMIC series and also known as the Crested Butte Ski Mountaineering Race.

SKI FREE ON OUR BIRTHDAY AND YOURS - September 29, 2011

Crested Butte Mountain Resort brings back SKI FREE for ITS 50th Birthday celebration

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT RECEIVES GOVERNOR’S ENERGY OFFICE AWARD FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY - July 13, 2011

Governor John Hickenlooper recognizes five Colorado businesses

PINNACLE MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE SERIES RETURNS TO CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT FOR SUMMER 2011 - June 30, 2011

Four events to round out this year’s local race series.

FESTEVOL BRINGS O.A.R. TO CRESTED BUTTE FOR MARCH CELEBRATION OF MUSIC, SPORTS AND MOUNTAIN LIFESTYLE - February 22, 2011

Sunshine, superb snow conditions and a new lifestyle event make springtime an ideal time to visit Crested Butte. Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) introduces FestEVOL (pronounced: Fest-ee-vuhl) March 26, 2011, an inaugural endeavor from EVOL Burritos in partnership with CBMR, Nordica, Reverb and the Bud Light Concert Series.

Jess Sterrett, Erik Hilb, Sarah Williams and Drew Petersen Take Top Honors at the 2011 Junior Freeskiing Tour U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Junior Championships at Crested Butte Mountain Resort - February 17, 2011

The Junior Freeskiing Tour kicked off with the U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Junior Championships at Crested Butte, CO, giving top honors to Snowbird, UT athlete Jess Sterrett, and Erik Hilb from Vail, CO in the 12-14 category; and Squaw Valley’s Sarah Williams and Drew Petersen from A-Basin, CO in the 15-17 category.

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT HOSTS 20TH ANNUAL U.S. EXTREME FREESKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS FEB. 15 – 19, 2011 - February 15, 2011

Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR), the birthplace of Big Mountain competitions, plays host to the 20th annual U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Championships, Feb. 15 – 19, 2011. Crested Butte was the first resort in the U.S. to launch an extreme freeskiing contest 20 years ago and the tradition continues this season as the resort also celebrates 50 years of skiing and riding.

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT HOSTS NEW GAY SKI WEEK - February 07, 2011

CBMR hosts the only springtime Gay Ski Week in Colorado, March 19 – 26, 2011Complimentary party pass with lodging reservation available until Feb. 28, 2011

FAMILY SKI TRIP TIPS FOR TANTRUM-FREE WINTER TRAVEL - December 09, 2010

Crested Butte Mountain Resort reveals tips for a trouble-free family vacation to any ski and snowboard resort this season

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT FOCUSES IMPROVEMENTS AND CAPITAL PROJECTS ON THE MOUNTAIN FOR THE 2010 - August 24, 2010

The focus is on the mountain as Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) prepares for the coming ski and snowboard season. Improvements designed to maximize the skiing and riding experience are taking place in preparation for the resort’s celebration of 50 years of skiing throughout 2010-2011.

CBMR HONORED BY NSAA FOR BEST MARKETING AND GUEST SERVICE PROGRAMS IN 2009-2010 - April 13, 2010

The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), the trade association for ski area owners and operators, has recognized Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) with its Overall Best Marketing Program and Overall Best Guest Service Program awards for 2009/2010 in the 250,000 to 500,000 skier visits category.

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT ANNOUNCES SPRING BLUEGRASS EVENT - March 02, 2010

The entire Gunnison Valley is celebrating Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s (CBMR) announcement of a major spring bluegrass event — the first annual Ski Town Breakdown, sponsored by CBMR and Boulder-based natural and organic burrito makers EVOL Burritos. The show is scheduled for March 27 on Warming House Hill at the base of CBMR and will feature Colorado favorite Yonder Mountain String Band.

LIZZIE SIEBERT AND MILES HONENS WIN DAY TWO OF THE US JUNIOR EXTREME FREESKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS - February 19, 2010

February 18, 2010, the second and final day of the U.S. Junior Extreme Freeskiing Championships was marked with challenging conditions on Sock-It-To-Me venue. Despite exposed terrain the young athletes still threw down fast, fluid lines.

PINNACLE RACE SERIES ADDS GRAVITY TO SUMMER LINE UP - July 07, 2009

Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s (CBMR) Pinnacle Race Series returns this summer with five mountain bike races showcasing the resort’s legendary trail system, and featuring a new component: gravity.

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURE AWAITS AT CAMP CB: CRESTED BUTTE’S HANDS-ON SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS - May 28, 2009

Experiential vacations are all the rage for adults seeking out-of-the-ordinary getaways. The concept seems a natural fit for kid-friendly experiences, as well, and that’s just what Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has in mind. The resort’s Camp CB summer kids program is an authentic experiential adventure opportunity designed just for kids.

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT HOSTS FULL IMMERSION TELEMARK WEEKEND - March 29, 2009

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is ramping up once again for an explosive telemark skiing extravaganza. From Thursday, March 19th through Sunday, March 22, the hill will be hopping with the 13th Annual U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Telemark Championships and the 35th Annual Al Johnson Uphill / Downhill Telemark Race.

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Receives Snodgrass Geology Report - January 12, 2009

The long awaited U.S. Geological Survey report on Crested Butte’s Snodgrass Mountain has been made public after a lengthy review process by the US Forest Service.

Osprey Packs Partners with Crested Butte Adventure Guides Program - November 14, 2008

Crested Butte Mountain Resort proudly announces a partnership with Osprey Packs for the newly created Adventure Guides Program. An introductory program and immersion into exploring Crested Butte’s legendary slopes and learning backcountry skills, the Adventure Guide Program is designed for guests wanting to get out of the norm.

Crested Butte Rated Best in Steeps (and more) - November 13, 2008

With the results in for 2009, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) takes the award again for the Best Steeps category in Skiing Magazine.

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