Crested Butte is recognised for being the home to some of the country's top extreme and elite winter athletes, such as Seth Morrison and Wendy Fisher. Many people are attracted to Crested Butte because the mountain offers some of the easiest access to what is considered to be the country's best slopes where you will find classic bowl skiing or unexplored runs on every descent. Every year, Crested Butte hosts the national extreme skiing and snowboarding championships.
Crested Butte is also known as the perfect mountain for improving your skiing technique because of the varied terrain and the easy progress between the beginner, intermediate and advanced sections of the mountain. The resort provides for all levels of skier. It's “QuickStart beginners” program means that Crested Butte teaches the most first-time skiers in the state.
Airports serving Crested Butte: