Spring Events and Deals equals Stellar Finale to Ski Season in Gunnison-Crested Butte

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Spring Events and Deals equals Stellar Finale to Ski Season in Gunnison-Crested Butte

Come on out to the Butte and enjoy some spring skiing. If you would like to look at some Crested Butte real estate while you are here give me a call.


Corey Dwan – REALTOR
Benson Sotheby’s International Realty
P.O. Box 210
433 Sixth Street
Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-596-3219 Cell
970-797-1810 Fax


FestEVOL, Flauschink, Moonlight Tours, Extreme Freeskiing Championships & More

With 310 inches of snow already this winter and some of the best ski and snowboard conditions in Colorado, many great deals and events will wrap up the season in style.

Spring Events
March 16-20, 24-26      “The X” Presented by CB Mountain Theatre, Mallardi Cabaret Theatre

March 17 – 19               15th Annual U.S. Extreme Freeskiing Telemark Championships, CB Mtn. Resort

March 18                      Full Moon Yurt Dinner Tour, Crested Butte Nordic Center

March 19                      Moonlight Snowshoe Tour, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

March 19                      Progressive Bonfire Dinner (on Nordic skis or snowshoes), Town Ranch

March 19 – 26               Matthew Shepard Foundation Gay Ski Week, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

March 20                      Al Johnson Memorial Uphill/Downhill Telemark Ski Race, CBMountain Resort

March 25                      KBUT’s Soul Train Night, Tequila’s, Crested Butte

March 25                      Four Seasons Quartet of The Colorado Symphony, CB Center for the Arts

March 25 – 26               14th Annual Elk Mountains Grand Traverse, Crested Butte to Aspen

March 26                      FestEVOL featuring O.A.R. and Pete Kilpatrick Band with special guest DJ Logic, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

March 31                      ArtWalk Evening, Studios & Galleries in Crested Butte

March 31 – April 3         Flauschink, Crested Butte & Mt. Crested Butte

April 2                          Bump & Jump Competition & Pond Skimming, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

April 3                          Bluegrass by Spring Creek at Uley’s Cabin, Crested Butte Mountain Resort

April 3                          Crested Butte Mtn. Resort & Crested Butte Nordic Center Wrap Up the Season
Flight Sale

Take advantage of spring break fare deals on Continental Airlines’ new direct jet service from Houston to the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport by booking travel by March 25. Sample round-trip fares are $267 from Indianapolis, $294 from Jacksonville, $303 from San Francisco and $309 from Chicago. These fares are non-peak examples, do not include taxes or fees and are valid for travel from March 21 – April 1, 2011. A one-night minimum stay is required, and fares are based on availability.  Additional baggage fees may apply.

Crested Butte

With The Inn at Crested Butte’s End of Ski Season Celebration, any standard room (all rooms except suites) is available for $115 per night plus tax from March 20 – April 2, 2011.  Breakfast is not offered during this time, but coffee will be available every morning. Visit http://www.innatcrestedbutte.net/ or call (877) 343-2111.

Depending on length of stay, Save 10 to 20 Percent at Pioneer Guest Cabins, located inside the Gunnison National Forest south of Crested Butte.  Until April 4, 2011, stay two nights, receive 10 percent off; three nights, 15 percent off; and four nights, 20 percent off. Discounted lift tickets are available if you ski two or more days.  This offer is subject to taxes and availability.  Call (970) 349-5517 and ask for the “All Winter Season Deal.”   Also visit http://www.pioneerguestcabins.com/.

The Downtown Crested Butte Lodging Association is offering Teacher Appreciation specials from March 18 to April 3, 2011.Examples include 20 percent off at The Ruby of Crested Butte and lodging and lift ticket deals from $77 per person, per night (quad occupancy for a family of four) to $96 per person, per night (double occupancy) at Old Town Inn.  To view more specials from Elk Mountain Lodge, Elizabeth Anne Bed & Breakfast and Purple Mountain Bed & Breakfast, visit www.downtowncrestedbutte.com/teachers.

The association also is offering several Military Deals this winter, including 25 percent off at The Ruby of Crested Butte for stays of two nights or longer.  At Elizabeth Anne Bed & Breakfast, lift ticket and lodging specials start at $100 per person, per night (2-night minimum).  Three nights of lodging and two days of skiing start at $93 per person, per night at Purple Mountain Bed & Breakfast and Day Spa and massages are $20 off.  Visit www.downtowncrestedbutte.com/military.  For military lift ticket rates, go to www.skicb.com/military.

Mt. Crested Butte

With Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s 3rd Night & Day Free deal, enjoy a third night of lodging and third day of skiing free from March 18 – April 4, 2011. This deal is valid on new reservations only, cannot be combined with any other offers and is not available at all properties.  To reserve, call (800) 810-7669 or visit http://www.skicb.com/.

The 3rd Night & Day Freedeal also is available for many unit types through Crested Butte Lodging and Property Management from March 25 – April 4, 2011. Call (888) 412-7310 and visit http://www.crestedbuttelodging.com/. The offer is subject to tax and availability.  Also ask about their deals for Grand Lodge, Crested Butte International Lodge and Hostel, and various condominiums.

For FestEVOL on March 26, CBMR is offering a Lift, Lodging & Concert Ticket deal from $149 per person based on two people staying in an Apex Double/Queen Courtyard View room at the slopeside Elevation Hotel & Spa.  Tickets for lodging and the concert only, start at $99 per person, and concert tickets to see O.A.R. and the Pete Kilpatrick Band with special guest DJ Logic run $35 if purchased by March 19 or $40 after that date. Call (800) 810-7669 and visit http://www.skicb.com/.

The Nordic Inn’s Sunscreen Requiredpackage features three nights lodging and two days skiing for only $309 per person (or $103 per person, per night from March 27 – April 2, 2011. Offer is based on double occupancy.  Daily breakfast and taxes are included in this price.  Call (800) 542-7669 and visit http://www.nordicinncb.com/.
Gunnison & Almont

Gunnison Getawayvalue season lodging and lift ticket packages for March 27 – April 3, 2011, start at only $68 per person, per night at Wanderlust Hostel in Gunnison. Great deals also are being offered by Three Rivers Resort, Water Wheel Inn and Super 8 ranging from $70 to $94 per night. Go to http://www.gunnisongetaway.com/.

Stay at the Seasons Inn for only $40 per night, which includes free continental breakfast and Wi-Fi.  Offer is subject to tax and availability, and mention the Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association when booking.  Call (866) 641-0700 and visit http://www.seasonsinngunnison.com/.