When it comes to snow skiing in Colorado, the Crested Butte takes the prize. When it comes to a place to stay while skiing there, the Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Crested Butte, CO, is the place to hang your hat.
The Resort actually consists of three different hotels, which gives travelers a good choice. There is the Mountaineer Square, the Elevation Hotel and Spa, and the Grand Lodge Hotel and Suites. Besides these, the Resort also offers the Plaza Condominiums.
Each of the three hotels provides quality suites and is located near the ski lifts, enabling skiers the opportunity to do what they came for as easily as possible. The Resort has its own Adventure Center, where tickets for the various activities can be purchased.
There are almost unlimited opportunities for fun in the snow or sun at the Resort. Guests can choose from events such as cross-country skiing, sleigh ride dinners, guided snowmobile tours, snowboard tours, winter horse trail rides, horse drawn carriage rides, guided back country ski trips, snowshoe trips, dogsled tours, and much more. On many of these trips which are off the mountain, visitors can also see various wildlife such as elk, deer, big horn sheep, and eagles. Some of these events are also available at night.
In the warmer months, guests also have several choices as to activities. They can go ice skating any time on a rink that uses Super-Glide synthetic ice. There is also a climbing wall, bungee trampolines, and a tubing hill. The tubing hill features a new tow lift, several lanes for tubing, and a warming house.
Lessons are also offered for all ages and levels. You can take beginner's skiing or snowboarding lessons, or take lessons from experts who can help you to improve your skills. Workshops or private lessons are available every day.
Kid's also have a special event planned just for them, it's called Kid's Night Out. This is the perfect way for parents to get away for a night. This event gives them access to the Adventure Park and the kids can skate, bungee jump, and tube to their heart's content. Kids also have the Ski and Snowboard World, which provides them with instruction - and fun. Programs in the evening hours will include tubing, a torchlight parade and a movie in town.
After a day on the mountain, guests are often going to want a way to relax those muscles and enjoy some quiet time. The resort has two spas - the Elevation Spa, which has more than 11,000 square feet - and the Wildflower Spa. Both spas provide a number of exquisite treatments and massage therapies.
When it comes time to get something to eat, the Resort has a number of places to eat, as well as a variety of places and motifs to choose from. They can select the 9380 for fine-dining and intimate booths, the Butte 66, which offers lunch, a Happy Hour and also an early evening dinner, the Paradise Warming House, and a few more that are sure to provide a warm atmosphere and delicious meal.
The Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Crested Butte, CO has so much to offer that it is impossible to begin to tell about it all. It has fun for the whole family, and it will be hard to leave and the memories are sure to linger. They also have a Conference Center that can be rented for those special events that have between 20 to 500 people as guests.