Crested Butte

Crested Butte is a town where the outdoors is a mandatory way of life and where passion for the mountains radiates from everyone around. Crested Butte boasts some of the country’s most iconic cross country and downhill mountain biking. CB should be on everyone’s list of places to visit this summer and beyond.


Crested Butte is located in southwest Colorado, within the Gunnison National Forest and the Elk Mountain Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The resort lies in the town of Mt. Crested Butte three miles from the town of Crested Butte, one of Colorado’s largest National Historic Districts originally settled in the 1880s as a mining supply camp. The Evolution Bike Park is located within the ski area boundary on Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

  • Ride 750+ Miles of Singletrack Without Riding the Same Trail Twice
  • The town boasts one of Colorado’s largest National Historic Districts!
  • 2016 Hosts to the Big Mountain Enduro World Series Finals presented by Yeti Cycles
  • Wildflower Capital of Colorado

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 3,707 Metres
Village Elevation 2,856 Metres
Vertical 933 Metres
Lifts 2 lifts
Down Hill (DH) Trails 25
Jump Park(s) No
Slopestyle Course(s) No
MTB Terrain Beginner 22%
MTB Terrain Intermediate 35%
MTB Terrain Advanced 35%
MTB Terrain Expert 2%
Alpine Hiking Trails 4

Trail Map

Getting There

Getting to Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain is located in Southwest Colorado, USA, within the Gunnison National Forest.

  • Fly into Gunnison Airport and we can arrange a shuttle to the resort – approximately 45 minutes
  • Fly into Montrose Airport and we can arrange a shuttle to the resort – approximately 2 hours