Crested Butte is recognized as the home to some of the country's top extreme and elite winter athletes such as Seth Morrison and Wendy Fisher. Many people are attracted to Crested Butte because the mountain has some of the easiest access to what is considered to be the country's best steeps where you can find classic bowl skiing or unexplored lines on every run. Each year, Crested Butte hosts the national extreme skiing and snowboarding championships.
Crested Butte also has been know as the perfect mountain to improve your skiing because of the diverse terrain and easy progression from beginner, intermediate and advanced sections of the mountain. The resort provides for any level skier. It's QuickStart beginners' program has lead Crested Butte to teaching the most first-time skiers in the state.
Airports serving Crested Butte: