Community News - 2018

Peanut Lake, Gothic Mountain in the background, blue skies

Crested Butte’s ‘Mud Season’ ~ A Great Time to Visit

Crested Butte’s ‘Mud Season’ ~ A Great Time to Visit There are plenty of reasons why one should visit during Crested Butte’s ‘Mud Season’. Though the name ‘Mud Season’ doesn’t sound all that appealing, kind of dirty actually, it can be one of the best times of the year to...

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Crested Butte mountain biker, riding down dirt track, wildflowers on side of trail.

Crested Butte Is the Country’s Best Mountain Bike Destination

Crested Butte Is the Country’s Best Mountain Bike Destination ~ Crested Butte real estate is on the rise and it’s no wonder since Crested Butte is the country’s best mountain bike destination as well as a favorite ski destination. Once known as just a sleepy little mining town, Crested Butte...

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Clouds gather over Conundrum Hot Springs. Photo Credit: Zach Dischner.

Camping Reservation System Begins for Conundrum Hot Springs

Camping Reservation System Begins for Conundrum Hot Springs ~ It’s finally happened, both visitors and Rangers are fed up with the overuse of areas of the White River National Forest. This year the camping reservation system begins for Conundrum Hot Springs. Permits were made available starting Wednesday, April 18th...

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Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistler’s Spirit? A skier on Whistler. The resort is arguably the most famous ski mountain in Canada.Photographer: Paul Morrison

Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistler’s Spirit?

Is Vail Resorts Killing Whistler’s Spirit?  ~ Change is never easy, especially when it comes to the takeover of a ski area. Whether it’s here in Colorado or with our friends up north, the ski industry has seen a lot of changes in recent years. These changes are especially evident...

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Trampe Ranchland, East River, Brush Creek area, river winding through valley floor.

Large Trampe Ranchland Preservation Deal Complete

Large Trampe Ranchland Preservation Deal Complete The April 10th closing of the last parcel of the Trampe Ranch property here in Gunnison County goes down in the books as one of the most significant land preservation actions in Colorado history. Thousands of acres stretching from Gunnison to Gothic, considered...

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2018 Flauschink Queen Donna Rozman and King Doug Kroft

Fifty Years of Flauschink: Who Could Have Imagined?

Fifty Years of Flauschink: Who Could Have Imagined? The 2017/2018 ski season has come to an end and we just wrapped up closing weekend by celebrating Fifty Years of Flauschink: Who Could Have Imagined? Flauschink was born into tradition in the Spring of 1969, dreamed up by a handful...

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Crested Butte Mountain Resort at sunset. Ski area, runs in winter

A Kinder, Gentler Crested Butte

A Kinder, Gentler Crested Butte ~ As we wind down another ski season, many have put this one into the books as one of the driest in memory. The snow makers at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) did an amazing job creating a base early in the season and...

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Crested Butte November Events

Events

Business After Hours ~ April 24 Cocktails & Canvases ~ April 24 April Women’s Networking Night ~ April 25 Novel Tea Book Club ~ April 26 Crested Butte Pole Pedal Paddle ~ April 29 Rosé Wine Tasting w/ Leora Wallace of Classic Wines ~ May 2 Oh Be Gearful Summer...

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Red helicopter flying, blue sky, white fluffy clouds.

Eleven Experience Alters Plans for Winter Helicopter Flights Into Irwin

Eleven Experience Alters Plans for Winter Helicopter Flights Into Irwin ~ Changes have been submitted to the Gunnison County Planning Commission as Eleven Experience alters plans for winter helicopter Flights into Irwin. The new proposal by Eleven Experience, Scarp Ridge LLC would prohibit helicopters from flying over the towns...

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