Community News - 2014

Wildflowers in Mt. Crested Butte - Photo by Allen Ivy

Rocky Mountain Wildflower Season Lengthens Due to Warming Spring

This NBC News article elaborates on the research article I posted last week, which discusses how the Rocky Mountain wildflower season is longer, due to various environmental factors. Research was done at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Crested Butte, CO.

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Matisyahu coming to Crested Butte

Skitown Breakdown with Matisyahu

Skitown Breakdown is replacing previous years’ Festevol, and bringing us several acts throughout the day on Saturday. Grammy-nominated Matisyahu will perform at the base area around 8:00pm. Learn more on!  

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Climate Change Causes Complex Changes in Wildflower Blooms

Rocky Mountain Wildflower Season Lengthens

Check out this research article, by Heather Dewar, which shows that the Rocky Mountain wildflower season is longer, due to various environmental factors. The impacts now extend the season from April to September in Crested Butte. Click here for article.

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Bo Callaway

Previous Owner and CEO of Crested Butte Mountain Resort Dies

Bo Callaway, a previous owner of Crested Butte Mountain Resort, passed away on Saturday in Georgia. When he and Ralph Walton purchased Crested Butte Mountain Resort in 1970, the population was less than 500. We’ve come a long way since then. RIP Bo. The following articles contain some historical...

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Drone at Mt. Crested Butte

How Drones Will Change Sports

Recognize the mountain in this Popular Science article? Learn how drones are changing how sports are filmed. You may have even noticed a few drones¬†around Crested Butte over the last year. “A couple years ago, Ryan Baker founded Arch Aerial, a Houston-based drone manufacturer. An archaeologist by training, Baker...

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