A True Colorado Mountain Man

A True Colorado Mountain Man

When thinking of a true Colorado mountain man, one person comes to mind. That would be no other than billy barr (billy does not capitalize his name). Billy has lived 46 of his 68 years in the rugged little abandoned mining town of Gothic, Colorado. Initially, billy...

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Ski Resorts Opening Early After Record October Snow

Ski Resorts Opening Early After Record October Snow

With the record October snows, many of our favorite Colorado ski resorts are opening early. Some have been spinning their lifts for for a couple weeks now. With 33.6 inches of snow in October, the first to open for the 2019/20 season was Arapahoe Basin on October...

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Crested Butte Events

Crested Butte Events

The snow is beginning to fall and though town is still enjoying a quiet off-season, we’re looking forward to Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Winter Opening Day. In the meantime, don’t miss the Crested Butte Snowsports Swap, November 8-9 or the Romp Skis Season Kick Off Party on November 22nd.

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Crested Butte Events

Crested Butte Events

Women's Fitness & Mindfulness Retreat ~ Oct 3 Western Colorado University Homecoming ~ Oct 4-6 KBUT BINGO ~ Oct 4 Milo Matthews LIVE ~ Oct 4 ROMP In The Rocks Ride ~ Oct 5 Creative Writing Taster Series ~ Oct 5 Community Collaborative Iron Pour ~ Oct 5 Women's Fly...

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Cottonwood Pass Officially Reopened

Cottonwood Pass Officially Reopened

Cottonwood Pass officially reopened with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on Thursday, September 19th. This is great news following years of partial closures. Drivers will once again be able to travel from Taylor Park Reservoir to Buena Vista. The timing couldn't be...

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CBMR Shares Their Marketing Vision With Town Councils

CBMR Shares Their Marketing Vision With Town Councils

CBMR shares their marketing vision with us and it might not be what you'd think. They're not boasting perfectly groomed slopes or trying to draw in the typical ski family. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, which was acquired by Vail Resorts last fall, is looking to...

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Crested Butte Collection – 2019 Fall Video

Crested Butte Collection – 2019 Fall Video

The leaves are starting to change and the mornings are getting crisp here in Crested Butte. We are excited for the release of our 2019 Fall Video. It was a busy summer packed full of fun festivals and events. As we near the middle of September, things are starting to...

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Crested Butte Events

Crested Butte Events

August is here and the mid-summer calendar is full of great music as well as other fun events. Be sure to check out the 47th Annual Crested Butte Arts Festival, one of the nation’s largest art events, August 2-4. Take a stroll through the Crested Butte Farmers Market held each Sunday at the top of Elk Avenue featuring great produce, fresh baked breads, local art, jewelry and more.

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The End Of The Longest-Running Warming Experiment

The End Of The Longest-Running Warming Experiment

Some important research is taking place up in Gothic. Nearly 30 years ago, Dr. John Harte started the longest-running warming experiment. That experiment, held at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL), was called "The Warming Meadow Experiment". Since 1990...

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Little Sparrow Gear Rentals For Kids

Little Sparrow Gear Rentals For Kids

Getting out and enjoying the outdoors with the little ones just got a lot easier. Little Sparrow just announced they will be offering short term gear rentals. From strollers and hiking carriers to activity toys, they have a great assortment. This will be a great asset...

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Crested Butte Events

Crested Butte Events

Summer is in full swing here in Crested Butte and the July calendar is full of fun events and activities! Fuel up on pancakes at the 45th Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast and then head over to watch the country’s biggest small town 4th of July parade. Wildflowers are in full bloom so be sure to bring your camera when you hit the biking and hiking trails.

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The Mueller Family Sells The North Village Parcel In Mt. CB

The Mueller Family Sells The North Village Parcel In Mt. CB

It was announced this week that the Mueller Family has sold the North Village parcel in Mt. Crested Butte. Located at the base of Snodgrass Mountain, this 158 acre parcel is zoned as a Planned Unit Development (PUD). Originally, the Muellers had planned on this land...

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