Winter Activities in Crested Butte

Crested Butte’s winter activities are endless. Most travelers come to Crested Butte in the winter for the incredible skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Our mountain is perfect for beginners all the way to experts, with some of the best extreme terrain in the world. Below we have listed activities beyond the ones offered at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. 

Cosmic Cruisers | Washington Gulch Road | 970-641-0529

DOGSLEDDING: Cosmic Cruisers provides both half and all-day tours, depending on your preference. You can choose to ride in the sled and your guide will run the team while you relax and enjoy or they can give you complete instruction, equipment orientation, dog placement and command information and allow you to run your own team! 

Crested Butte Nordic Center | 620 2nd Street | 970-349–1707

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING/SNOWSHOEING/ICE SKATING/YURT DINNER: CB Nordic grooms 55 kilometers of trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing, all accessible from the hotel. They offer rental equipment from their shop on 2nd street. This shop is located right beside the ice-skating rink. Also, through the Nordic Center website, you can book a magical yurt dinner catered by a private chef. Guests snowshoe or ski to and from the yurt on easy groomed trails, surrounded by majestic snowy peaks. This experience gets booked quickly so you will want to make reservations in advance. 

Pyramid Sled Hill | Between Hwy 135 and 8th Street  

SLED HILL: This hill offers plenty of space for sledding and is free! It is located approximately one mile from the hotel. Be sure and wear your snow boots, it’s a trek up the hill!