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Things to do in Mount Crested Butte

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Travel Agency
“Ski resort... This is where you ski/snowboard/skateski/monoski/sled/adaptive skiing... pretty much fun all around”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for apres-ski or for drinks after a bike or hike on the mountain.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good casual dining spot with a full bar, shuffle board and bar games, table service. Also a good spot to catch a sporting event on the television.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Liquors Store, convenience store and deli. In addition to liquor and convenience store items, this place has some of the best deli sandwiches in the area at reasonable prices made to order by Justin and his friendly staff. It's a great place to purchase a made to order sandwich to stash in your pack before an epic all day mountain bike ride or hike. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Approx. Time:3.5 hours RT Elevation Gain:1,421 feet Max Elevation:11,142 feet RT Length:6.09 miles Trailhead Elevation:9,612 feet”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant at the base of the mountain with a large deck overlooking the bottom of the ski hill. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Great ski gear, sweaters, hats, etc. Located on the mountain. For ski rentals, ask for Johnny or Red - tell them the Picketts sent you! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Best rental shop (we recommend renting the local made Ski brand, Romp Skis)! Helpful staff and great selection at the base of the mountain. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Burger spot on the mountain for food to go. Good burgers and fries. Reasonable pricing, especially for something at the base of the mountain. No indoor seating. So best for a sunny day.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Best described as a dive bar on the mountain. A locals favorite for a beer or cocktail on the mountain after a day of skiing. Some outdoor seating. Pastries and pizza to snack on. Only open during ski season.”
  • 1 local recommends
Spa
“Right next door is the Elevation resort. The spa is a great place to workout or get a spa treatment. Steam room and hot tubs. Can pay a daily or weekly fee for access.”
  • 1 local recommends
Corner Shop
“Closest convenience store to everything on Mount Crested Butte. Also, includes attached liquor store and food selection as well as sandwiches. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Sporting Goods Shop
“Great selection of rentals, clothing and equipment. At base area so very convenient.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great place for apres-ski or for drinks after a bike or hike on the mountain.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Good casual dining spot with a full bar, shuffle board and bar games, table service. Also a good spot to catch a sporting event on the television.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurant at the base of the mountain with a large deck overlooking the bottom of the ski hill. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best described as a dive bar on the mountain. A locals favorite for a beer or cocktail on the mountain after a day of skiing. Some outdoor seating. Pastries and pizza to snack on. Only open during ski season.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Burger spot on the mountain for food to go. Good burgers and fries. Reasonable pricing, especially for something at the base of the mountain. No indoor seating. So best for a sunny day.”
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel Bar
“Sit on the outdoor patio next to the fire for a beer after a long day of skiing. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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