Teocalli Ridge

Alpine Flowers on Teocalli Ridge Trail. Re-opened after years of being closed for trail damage, Teo Ridge is open and riding great.


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Big Mountain Enduro Race in CB

This is a historical 1st annual race for Crested Butte. Good little video explains it. Click link..

Biggest Enduro race in U.S. comes to Crested Butte

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Green trees, flowers and open trails = Summer

Been riding Snodgrass and many trails close to town are now open!photo 2Snodgrass

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Big Air on Elk – 2014

If you haven’t been to the Big Air on Elk Avenue, you need to check it out. This Saturday, March 8. You won’t regret it.

The 7th annual Big Air on Elk, hosted by Colorado FreeSkier and Two Plank Productions, runs from 5 – 9pm right down the middle of Elk Avenue. Hope to see you there!

If you can’t make it, tune in to the LiveStream on the Colorado Freeskier website.

Here’s a clip from a past Big Air on Elk to give you an idea of this fun event.

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January Ski Special

Stay 2 nights and Ski 2 days for $147.50 per person, per day.

Enjoy a King bed and lift ticket for only $295 per person based on double occupancy. Guest rooms feature one king bed and also include a full breakfast. Substitute with a queen or twin beds and stay for 268.00. (Customize your stay with additional nights and/or lift tickets. Please call.)

Offer valid January 5 – 30, 2014. Tax is not included. Total price: $590 King or $550.00 for a queen or twin room.

Reserve Now

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Crested Butte Film Festival 2013

September 26 – 29, 2013

The Crested Butte Film Festival is just 2 short weeks away! Indulge your passion for film and with 90 films over four days. This International film festival features narratives, documentaries, outdoor adventure and shorts as well as free children’s programming and filmmaker talks. View the complete schedule at the Crested Butte Film Festival website.


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New! Take a Virtual Tour of the Elk Mountain Lodge

virtual-tourNow you can take a virtual tour of the Elk Mountain Lodge. It’s almost like being there!

Or jump right to the area you want to view using the links below:

Front Porch
Breakfast Area

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Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

It’s on! The annual Crested Butte Wildflower Festival runs from July 8 – 14, 2013. This is going to be a spectacular event this year with all the amazing wildflowers in full bloom. Crested Butte is overflowing with color this summer!



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Do You Love the Arts?

arts-allianceIf so, you are also going to love the Gunnison Valley Arts website with all the art-related classes, activities, events, and festivals that take place throughout the Gunnison Valley in a single place! Or download the Arts Advisor Magazine for a colorful, detailed overview of arts-related info.

The Arts Alliance of the East River Valley is comprised of 15 separate arts and cultural organizations throughout Gunnison County. These are the very organizations that provide visitors and residents the opportunity to enjoy music, theatre, dance, film, visual arts, children’s programs, and workshops

»Visit the Arts Alliance website

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Crested Butte Bike Week: June 26 – 30, 2013

crested-butte-bike-weekCrested Butte has been host to the longest running bike festival in the country (over 30 years!) with Crested Butte Bike Week. This family friendly celebration attracts riders of all levels with every type of bike looking to explore the best of what Crested Butte has to offer.

Tons of fun biking events will take place all week.  Some of the highlights include:

  • Kick Off party & Chainless registration, Wednesday June 26th
  • Free Bike Demos and Guided Rides, June 26-30
  • KEEN Rippin Chix, Thursday June 27th and Friday June 28th Click HERE for more information
  • Chainless Race, Friday June 28th
  • Chainless Race After-Party, Friday June 28th
  • Fat Tire 40, Saturday June 29th
  • Bridges of The Butte, 3:00pm on June 29th to 3:00pm June 30th

»View the complete schedule

“Stay and Bike” lodging special for Crested Butte Bike Week

Stay and Bike for $103 per person!

-Queen or Twin Room for 2 people
-Full home-cooked, healthy breakfast for riding
-Mountain Bike Rentals for 2 people, which includes full suspension high end bikes
-Local Riding advice and maps
-Lodge with Bar and Hot Tub
-Bike Storage
-Great riding and Lodging right in town!

Call us at (800) 374-6521 for more information or to make your reservation.

Biking amenities at the Elk Mountain Lodge include:

  • Bike storage room
  • Bike stand, pump and washing station
  • Guest town bikes
  • Maps and books on local riding
  • Friendly staff who bike and will offer good advice on nearby trails for all abilities
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