Community News - 2018

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 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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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?

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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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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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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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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