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Happy New Year from Crested Butte!

Here's to the New Year The ski season is off to a great start in Crested Butte and it looks like perfect weather for this holiday season.  Most of the mountain is open (albeit a bit rocky in places) and the conditions are great for downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, snowman making, snowball fights and any other outdoor winter activities you can think of.  Please stop by to say hello if you are in town this winter.  I would love to see you! If you are in town now, Red Lady Realty is … [Read more...]

Cranor Hill Opens Saturday for the First Time in 4 Years

Gunnison County is home to two ski areas.  Crested Butte Mountain Resort is more well known, but Cranor Hill takes you back in time.  Located just outside the City of Gunnison, this community hill has not opened for 4 years, but it is opening this weekend!   Click Here for more information. Happy Winter!   … [Read more...]

Vote for Crested Butte in the Ski Town Throwdown by Powder Magazine

Crested Butte has been winning our way up through the brackets in Powder Magazine's Ski Town Throwdown since early November.  We are in the finals vs. Eaglecrest, AK and need all the votes we can get.  Crested Butte Mountain Resort is offering some free lift tickets to be given to a few lucky people who vote and then email them at buttebuzz@cbmrnews.com with the subject line "I Voted for CB".  See the details from CBMR here.  You vote via Facebook at www.votecb.com.   Thanks for helping us win the Ski … [Read more...]

The Crested Butte Rumor Mill

  Photo by John Holder - The Alley behind Red Lady Realty this morning (11/24/13)   Crested Butte Mountain Resort Changing Hands? Anyone who has spent time in Crested Butte knows that there are always rumors about the ski resort selling.  Maybe someone saw someone in a suit walking around or their friends friend said that it is definitely happening this time.   This time seems different. There has been a lot of buzz for the last week or so and, while the facts are not known, it does seem more … [Read more...]

One Day in Crested Butte by MSP Films

Here is a very cool video of Crested Butte this fall by the guys who make the world's best ski films - Matchstick Productions.  They are based right here in Crested Butte and Steve & Murray have been friends since the early 1990's.  This is a fun thing to watch, but their ski movies will really get you fired up!   You can check out their movies and buy DVD's and other gear at www.skimovie.com.           … [Read more...]

2013 – 2014 Gunnison – Crested Butte Event Calendar

If you have spent any time in Gunnison County you know that there is always something going on.  I think it is great to plan your visit here around a festival, fundraiser, concert or other event that interests you so here is a list of events for the coming year from the Gunnison Crested Butte Tourism Association.  They update it periodically so bookmark this page for future reference.   There is a lot of good information on this website to plan a vacation to the area so check it … [Read more...]

USA Pro Challenge is coming back to Crested Butte

  The 4th Annual USA Pro Challenge will be happening next year from August 18 - 24 and once again there will be a finish and a start in Gunnison County.  We were a part of the first two years, skipped last year and are looking forward to having this wonderful event back in town.   Stage 2 will go from Aspen to Mt. Crested Butte on August 19.  This stage has one of the only uphill finishes and has been very exciting to watch in the past.  Stage 3 on August 20 will start in Gunnison and go to … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween from Crested Butte!

Happy Halloween from Crested Butte! It is a chilly night for trick or treating here, but it has stopped snowing at least. Have a wonderful evening with your family & friends. Don't forget to fall back one hour late Saturday night or Sunday morning. The countdown to ski season has begun - less than 4 weeks to go.  Please let me know if I can help you with any real estate information or planning a visit to the area. I hope to see you this winter! Molly Eldridge … [Read more...]

First Timer’s Guide: Crested Butte – A Fall Weekend

This is a fun article from 5280 Magazine.  It sounds like they had a great fall trip to Crested Butte.  There are some basic, but good suggestions here.   First Timer's Guide: Crested Butte | 5280. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

This is an interesting read - especially if you are considering trying to buy or sell real estate without a Realtor.  It is very nice summary of what we do for you!   5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional | Keeping Current Matters. … [Read more...]