Spring Break in Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain and ski area from the Gold Link ski lift.

Spring Break in Crested Butte

Spring Break in Crested Butte ~

March is here and it’s finally Spring Break in Crested Butte. Some of you might be wondering how to get the most out of your Spring Break vacation. Of course most come to Crested Butte to ski or ride the world class terrain of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. With all 15 lifts running, skiers and boarders of all abilities will find plenty trails and groomed runs, so start your day off on the slopes and enjoy the shortest lift lines in the state.

Not a skier? Not to worry, there are plenty of Spring Break activities for those not taking to the slopes. From ice fishing snowshoeing and snowmobiling to dog sledding, you’re sure to find plenty of fun outdoor activities while on Spring Break in Crested Butte. The Nordic Center offers complete ski and snowshoe rental packages, private lessons, clinics, and tours, as well as fine yurt dining. Head out on an unforgettable dog sled tour of the beautiful Crested Butte and Gunnison Valley wilderness with Cosmic Cruisers. Learn the basics of mushing and even learn how to run a team of huskies. For those looking for more horsepower, Action Adventures offers exciting snowmobiling and Zipline tours.

After a busy day of outdoor adventures, one is sure to work up an appetite. One thing there is not a shortage of is good food in Crested Butte. The Brown Lab, located at the base area, offers $1.00 pizza slices after 3:00pm making this a local favorite for after ski aprés. Catch live music, cold beer and great appetizer specials at Butte 66 which overlooks the base area, a perfect place to watch the Landshark Pond Skim. Hop on the Free Town Shuttle and head to town and historic Elk Avenue for dinner at one of the many wonderful restaurants. Be sure to call ahead or get there early as some do not accept reservations.

Spring Break in Crested Butte is a great time to enjoy wonderful spring skiing, exciting outdoor activities, great live music, fun local festivals and delicious food.

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