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Crested Butte Arts Festival

This weekend is one of the busiest of the summer in Crested Butte.  Whether you care about Art or not, it is worth a stroll down Elk Avenue to look at the great variety of things people have created.  There really is something for every budget for sale - from large painting, really large sculptures, affordable pottery, jewelry to lawn ornaments.  If you want more information on what will be offered, music and food information - check it out here -  Crested Butte Arts Festival.  The booths open Friday night at 5:00 … [Read more...]

Crested Butte Market Update – First Half of 2013

I can't believe it is the middle of July!  This summer has been very busy and spectacular in a number of ways.  Everyone I talk to around town says the wildflowers this year are the best they have ever seen.  The sheer numbers of purple, yellow, red & pink flowers throughout the valley have made for beautiful photo opportunities and lovely smells as you hike or bike your way through the flowers.  It was a bit like the Wizard of Oz or the Sound of Music! Lodging properties throughout the valley are reporting … [Read more...]

Top 10 outdoor trips and activities in Colorado | Travel | The Guardian

Top 10 outdoor trips and activities in Colorado | Travel | The Guardian.   The Gunnison Valley made the list twice!  Hiking in Crested Butte and Fishing on the Taylor.  Time is ticking away - get here before you miss the summer! … [Read more...]

Crested Butte Summer Events

There is a lot going on in the Gunnison Valley during the summer.  Here is the schedule of events through September.  There might even be some events that didn't make the list.   There is no way to do it all, but it sure is fun to try!   July 2013 June 2 – July 27                    Stupendous & Small Gallery Show, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts June 26 - Sept. 8                  Tour de Forks benefitting Crested Butte Center for the Arts June 30–Aug. 11                  … [Read more...]

Crested Butte Season Passes get 3 days of skiing at 11 other resorts for 2013/2014

  Interesting new addition to your Crested Butte Season Pass.  I don't think I will use these days much, but it will certainly add value for some people.   One Pass, One Alliance, Twelve Resorts. Welcome to the Powder Alliance… This season, all Peak and Peak + passholders get 3 days of skiing or riding at these resorts! Get your Peak Pass for $599 today at www.skicb.com/599. … [Read more...]