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Parlor in the Slogar Restaurant, built in 1882


Crested Butte
"The Last Great Colorado Ski Town"
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 Activities      Back to the top
Adaptive Sports Center
Phone: (866) 349-2296 Website
Providing outdoor recreation opportunities for people with disabilities since 1987.
Big Horn Balloon Adventures
"We promise an experience you'll remember for a lifetime!" Enjoy unsurpassed views of the Rocky Mountains with Big Horn Balloon Company, the worlds highest altitude balloon operation. From our vantage point you’ll be able to see the Maroon Bells to the North, the San Juan Mountains to the Southwest, and spectacular close up views of the mountains surrounding Crested Butte.
Fly Shop & Guide Service Troutfitter Sports Co.
"At the Troutfitter, we are proud to have the best guides in the valley, without the attitude. We aim to make your experience enjoyable and educational"
Go Hiking with a local - Alpine Meadows
"We offer high mountain guided hikes to beautiful awe-inspiring parts of the Gunnison National Forest. Our guides will help you learn to read a topo map and use a compass so you can begin to orienteer yourself in the wilderness."
Ice or Rock Climbing with Gunnison Adventure Guides Inc.
"That's right, it's all the rage, climbing frozen waterfalls. Let our expert guides introduce you to this soul stirring activity."
Kayaking with Three Rivers Paddle Shop

"Gunnison Valley's first and only professional Paddle Shop and Kayak school providing a full range of services to accommodate paddlers of all levels."

Mountain bike with Pioneer Mtn. Bike Guides
"Our goal is to provide the best mountain biking experience you've ever had. CB's only locally owned and permitted mtn. bike guide service."
Nordic Center & Ice Rink
"Located in downtown CB, this unique arrangement allows one to walk here or take the free shuttle from the mountain."
Fantasy Ranch Outfitters
FANTASY RANCH HORSEBACK ADVENTURES SLEIGH RIDES AND HORSEBACK RIDING Journey through the powder on our spectacular Crested Butte ranch. Join us for a delightful afternoon scenic ride, or come in the evening for a fabulous dinner in our warm and cozy cabin.
Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride Dinners by Lazy F Bar Ranch
"A cozy country sleigh ride in the East River Valley & a delicious home cooked dinner in a 1950's cabin. Every Tues-Wed-Fri & Sat Evenings!"
Carriage, Sleigh or Stage Coach Ride by Just Horsin' Around
Phone: (970) 349-9822
"Narrated ride through the Historical District of Crested Butte."
Unguided Snowmobiling at Irwin Lake Snowmobile Rentals
 
"CB's largest rental fleet. One of four companies permitted by National Forest Service to offer guided tours & rentals in the Gunnison National Forest."
Dining     Back to the top
Brick Oven Pizza
Phone: (970) 349-0480
"We ordered take out, but in August they had a live band on the outside deck that would have been fun. The pizza was one of the best we ever had."    A Breckenridge family
Pitas in Paradise
"Food for Thought: Pitas in Paradise, like Crested Butte, has soul. You will not find us in the food court at your mall. You will not find us off I-70 next to Applebee's/ Nor are we conveniently located in a town near you. We have not plan for global expansion and no quarterly projections. We love living here in paradise making pitas for you. Things don't have to be so complicated. Enjoy your life and enjoy your lunch." Scott Yost - soul proprietor (a nicer guy you'll not meet!)
Ruby Mtn. Bakery
Phone: (970) 349-1291
Every town needs a bakery - go early for best selection. Outside seating available.
Slogar
"Our specialty, skillet-fired chicken is from a recipe famous for its great taste since 1915. The Slogar brings you a heritage of fine foods and friendly family-style service for dining with a delicious difference." Reservations recommended.
Events      Back to the top
January
Nordic-Fest Cross-Country Ski Festival, Crested Butte
Country in the Rockies, Mt. Crested Butte
February        Back to the top 
Alley Loop Cross-country Ski Race, Crested Butte
Prater Memorial Cup Ski Race, Mt. Crested Butte
President & Mrs. Carter's Winter Weekend, Mt. Crested Butte
Telemark Festival, Crested Butte
SnowCross, Crested Butte
Winter Carnival, Mt. Crested Butte
Mardi Gras Celebration & Parade, Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte
March
Banff Mountain Film Festival, Crested Butte
US Extreme Boarderfest, Mt. Crested Butte
Elk Mountains Grand Travers, Crested Butte
Annual Fireman's Concert with All Colorado, Gunnison
April      Back to the top
Al Johnson Memorial Uphill-Downhill Telemark Ski Race, Mt. Crested Butte
US Extreme Freeskiing Championships, Mt. Crested Butte
Flauschink (Flushing Out Of Winter) Celebration, Crested Butte
Ski Area Closes, Mt. Crested Butte
May
Blue Mesa Fishing Tournament, Gunnison
Monarch Pass Search & Rescue Fishing Tournament, Gunnison
June      Back to the top
Wells Fargo Rage in the Sage Bike Race, Gunnison
Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested Butte

Fat Tire Bike Week, Crested Butte & Gunnison

Creative Arts Institute for Children, Crested Butte
July
RMBL's 1/3 Marathon, Crested Butte
Independence Day Parade & Celebration, Crested Butte
BIG BANG, 4th of July Celebration, Gunnison
Rotary Fireworks at Mountaineer Bowl, Gunnison
Wildflower Festival, Crested Butte Website
Annual Cattlemen's Days, Gunnison
Dansummer, Crested Butte
Annual Art in the Park, Gunnison
Grin and Bear It Trail Run, Crested Butte
August      Back to the top
Annual Festival of the Arts, Crested Butte
Annual Rubber Ducky Race, Crested Butte
:Land of the Rainbow Quilt Festival
Rocky Mountain 300 Dual Sport, Crested Butte
Jack Russel Terrier Trials, Gunnison
Open Golf & Tennis Tournament, Crested Butte
Come Peak Inside Tour of Homes, Crested Butte & Gunnison
Annual Reel Fest, Crested Butte

The Breast Cancer Fund's Peak Hike, Mt. Crested Butte

Classic Car Show, Gunnison

Festival of Country Arts, Gunnison
Colorado 500, Crested Butte
September
Paragon People's Fair, Crested Butte
Annual Fall Festival, Crested Butte
Vinotok, Gunnison
Pearl Pass Mountain Bike Tour, Crested Butte
Run for Rehab, Gunnison
October      Back to the top
Hunter Hospitality, Gunnison
November
Nordic Center's Thanksgiving Camp, Crested Butte
Sugar Plum Festival, Gunnison
December      Back to the top
Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights, Gunnison
Taste of Gunnison
Holiday Gift & Fashion Show, Gunnison
Ski Area Opens, Mt. Crested Butte
Home for the Holidays Celebration, Crested Butte
  Lodging     Back to the top
Cristiana Guesthaus B&B
Innkeepers Rosemary & Martin Catmur
"A European style lodge in the National Historic District of Crested Butte." Martin is very helpful, the common rooms are large, comfortable and inviting.
Claimjumper
Phone : (970) 349-6471
Innkeepers Jack Bigelow & Kelly Brauer
"Looking for a fun place while you are on your ski vacation or hiking/biking/fishing summer trip? This is the place you want to stay." This place has a decor that has to be seen to be believed, the memorabilia for sports and Coke is vast - it really is a fun place to visit.
Shopping    Back to the top
Cookworks in Crested Butte Cookworks
"The gourmet kitchen shop in Crested Butte"
Troutfitter Sports Co.
For all of your fishing and hiking needs - clothing, equipment and accessories.
At Home in Crested Butte
319 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO
Phone : (970) 349-5359
Great selection of home furnishing accessories, candles and Christmas.
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