The 30 Best Ski Resort Destinations in the World ~
If you’ve spent very much time here in Crested Butte, you’ll understand why it’s been named one of  The 30 Best Ski Resort Destinations in the World. Whether you’re here for the challenge of some of the most extreme inbounds terrain in North America or to kick back with a cocktail at of our several quirky aprés bars, Crested Butte is the perfect resort town for your ski vacation.
Crested Butte is a ways off the beaten path which is probably how it’s kept its small town charm for all these years. Once a bustling mining town, Crested Butte has been able to avoid the mass crowds often found at some of the more well known ski resorts here in Colorado. However, with an average of over 300 inches of snow a year, 1,500 plus acres of amazing ski terrain and some of the best backcountry skiing you’ll find anywhere, Crested Butte won’t stay a secret for long. It’s these qualities that earn it a spot on the list of  The 30 Best Ski Resort Destinations in the World.
But what makes Crested Butte such a great ski destination isn’t only it’s amazing terrain. Crested Butte offers great spots to aprés after a day on the hill. A favorite hangout on the mountain for locals is the Avalanche Bar & Grill. What better way to end the day than with great aprés specials, a warm fire and plenty of big screens to catch a game or two. Crested Butte is also know for it’s many great restaurants serving up a variety of delicious foods. From creative specialty pizzas at the Secret Stash to gourmet French cuisine at Soupçon, you’re guaranteed to find a restaurant to your liking. Visit the Wooden Nickel, Crested Butte’s oldest saloon, and enjoy an elk steak or their famous prime rib.
What makes a great ski resort isn’t only the skiing. One thing  The 30 Best Ski Resort Destinations in the World all have in common is they offer a vacation experience the entire family will enjoy.
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