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Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Photo: Alex Fenlon

Photo: Alex Fenlon

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is off the beaten path and at the end of the road. Expert skiers will find plenty of thrills, while nearly 70 percent of the terrain is devoted to beginners and intermediates, making Crested Butte popular with skiers and board riders of all abilities. 

Season dates and hours
 
Nov. 27, 2019 – April 12, 2020; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
Area (acres)
 
1,547 acres
 
What family-friendly amenities does your resort offer? 
 
One-base area, Adventure Park which includes bungee trampolines, mini-golf, and a rock climbing wall. Kid-friendly ski slopes with excellent Ski + Ride School programming, kid’s night out (evening program for kids 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.), nursery and complimentary ski storage if you lodge or rent from CBMR.
 
Adult lift ticket prices?
 
$109*
 
Child lift ticket prices and at what age kids ski free?
 
Kids 4 and under ski free, Child $63*.
 
Is there on-site childcare and if so, what is the starting cost?
 
There is a nursery for 2 months- 3 years old. Full-day starts at $139. For more details visit www.skicb.com/plan-your-trip/more-options/nursery.aspx.
 
What is the starting cost of ski/ride school? Ages?
 
 Ski school starts at age 3 and goes up to 17. Group lesson with lunch starts at $155. If you buy multiple days there is a discount. Learn more at www.skicb.com/plan-your-trip/ski-and-ride-lessons.aspx
 
Where can families go for deals on lift tickets/lodging or special promotions?
 
The best place to find lodging deals is at www.skicb.com/plan-your-trip/stay/cb-vacation-deals.aspx. For lift ticket savings, visit www.skicb.com/plan-your-trip/lift-access/tickets.aspx. Guests can secure the lowest guaranteed price by purchasing online, at least seven days in advance.
 
What area (off-mountain) activities would appeal to families for their winter vacation? 
 
CBMR Zipline Tour (if over 70 lbs.), Adventure Park, which includes Bungee tramps, mini-golf and a rock climbing wall. Other activities include Nordic Skiing (FREE 17 and under), Winter Trail Rides, Guided Snowmobile Tours, Heritage Museum, lodging base area with pools, and so much more.
 
Distance from Denver
 
228 miles
 
12 Snowmass Road
Mt. Crested Butte, CO
970-349-2211
www.skicb.com
 
*For the date January 12, 2020.