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Crested Butte Winter With No Lifts

Crested Butte Winter With No Lifts
2 days
Deep powder and cozy nightlife await in Crested Butte whether you are hitting the slopes or not.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local: There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
Day 1
Activity

Big Al's Bicycle Heaven

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At Big Al's Bike Shop we provide a full service bike shop with bike rentals, sales, service, and gear. Ride the newest bike rental fleet in Crested Butte.

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Insider's Tip

Get the Gear: Have Big Al's team outfit you with a fat bike to take on winter trails after lunch.
Lunch

Clark's Market

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Pick up a sack lunch and head out for a mountain biking for fat biking adventure in Crested Butte. Read More
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Fat Bike Cement Creek Trail

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Groomed 10-feet wide, there may be a divider in the middle, but the Cement Creek drainage is a great example of shared use and user harmony.
Dinner

Brick Oven Pizzeria & Pub

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Brick Oven Pizzeria and Pub boasts the largest patio in town and offers 30 beers on tap, full-bar, pizza, and salad bar. Read More
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Montanya Distillers

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Montanya Distillers is a Colorado craft distiller of award-winning rum, founded in 2008. The company moved its headquarters from Silverton, CO to Crested Butte, CO in May 2011. Stop by for a... Read More
Lodging

Elk Mountain Lodge

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Located 1 block from Elk Ave, fine restaurants, and unique shops and galleries, the Elk Mountain Lodge has become the premier hotel in downtown Crested Butte. Completely and beautifully renovated,... Read More
Day 2
Breakfast

Paradise Cafe

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Breakfast and lunch served Mon-Sat 7am-2pm. Breakfast Only Sunday's 7am-1pm.

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Activity

Colorado Backcountry Guide Service

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Offering guided hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, and hut trips throughout Western Colorado.

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Lunch

Secret Stash

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Come taste for yourself why we have been voted Best Pizza in Crested Butte every year since 2002 when we opened!

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Activity

Crested Butte Nordic Center

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Enjoy over 50 km of groomed trails, ice-skating rink and snowshoeing. Rentals for all activities, guides and lessons are also available. Join us for moonlight dinner tours at our yurt in Magic... Read More

Dinner

Wooden Nickel

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Whether you are visiting the mountains for the first time or returning, the Nickel is a Crested Butte tradition that must not be missed.

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Activity

The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

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The Dogwood is located in an old miners cabin just off of Elk Avenue. Come enjoy one of our creative cocktails which feature our house-infused liquors and simple syrups and one of our small plates... Read More
Lodging

Elk Mountain Lodge

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Located 1 block from Elk Ave, fine restaurants, and unique shops and galleries, the Elk Mountain Lodge has become the premier hotel in downtown Crested Butte. Completely and beautifully renovated,... Read More