About Crested Butte
Learn About the Mountain Town
Originally an old mining town back in the 1800s, Crested Butte is designated a National Historic District. It has been transformed into a haven for outdoor enthusiasts – especially skiers, hikers and bikers. Crested Butte is now a combination of old and new. Historic Victorian buildings and new construction combine to make up this friendly Colorado town. Visitors and locals alike meander the sidewalks, commute on mountain bikes and revel in the Colorado sunshine.
In summer, this vast mountain valley entices you to come explore- by mountain bike, horse, raft, kayak, jeep, boat, paraglider, hot air balloon or foot. You can also pamper yourself in the many spas around town or play a round of golf at the Robert Trent Jones championship golf course. Crested Butte also has renowned eateries, galleries, shops, cultural events and an acclaimed community theater. Crested Butte’s summer chairlift takes you up the mountain for sightseeing and to hiking & biking trails. Summer weekends are filled with festivals like the Wildflower Festival in July, the Festival of the Arts in early August and the Music Festival, an annual four-week summer event with a year-round performance schedule.
In the fall you will enjoy watching the aspen trees turn golden yellow. Mountain bikers and hikers enjoy the trails covered with the yellow and orange leaves.
Winter brings the snow – skiers and boarders rejoice and look forward to making their first turns of the season. Crested Butte is known both for it’s ski resort and it’s famous backcountry skiing and boarding in the beautiful Elk Mountains. Snow crowns Crested Butte’s Victorian storefronts and transforms the mountains into frosty masterpieces. Here you’ll find the finest skiing and snowboarding in the country, along with snowmobiling, dog sledding, ballooning, nordic skiing, ice fishing and a host of other winter adventures.
Crested Butte is a great place to live! Call me and let me show you some Crested Butte Real Estate.