The Gunnison Valley is a meca for winter sports and Crested Butte offers plenty of winter activities other than skiing. Those looking for winter fun in the snow will be hard pressed to find a better place. With deep powder and epic backcountry terrain, even if you don’t ski there are plenty of other winter activities to enjoy. From snowmobiling and snowshoeing to dog sledding, most of these winter activities are also family-friendly.
Dog Sledding & Winter Horse Rides
Fat bikes are growing in popularity! Though off-limits on most nordic trails, areas where they are allowed continue to grow. Click here for a list of approved drainages and trails.
Ice Skating & Hockey
Sledding & Tubing
Crested Butte has four different sledding hills. Fun for all ages, pick up a sled at Ace Hardware and check out the map here.
If you like hiking, snowshoeing just might be your new favorite winter activity. Click here for miles of groomed trails as well as pristine backcountry access.