Crested Butte Mountain Bike Vacation

Crested Butte is an adventure like no other. With over 750 miles of trails in the Crested Butte / Gunnison area, no matter what you seek, you can find it here. Legendary MTB rides with climbs that will challenge you to the core of your being, but reward you with breathtaking views, incredible descents and a true sense of adventure and accomplishment. One trip and you will fall in love with this area and everything Crested Butte. Need a rest or family day? Recreational activities like hiking, fly fishing, horse back riding, rafting or just taking in the wild flowers are readily available and equally satisfying. Great coffee, hand crafted drinks, diverse food options and shopping in a quaint, relaxed setting will underscore just how special and unique Crested Butte really is.

750 Miles of Trails.
Remote backcountry trail riding.
Home of Evolution Bike Park.
Bike friendly lodging.
Excellent Food and Drink.

Crested Butte Mountain Bike Vacation

Lodging

Elk Mountain Lodge

Type: Lodging
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 129 Gothic Ave (at Second & Gothic) Crested Butte, Colorado (CO) 81224
Contact: Phone: (970) 349-7533 Toll Free: (800) 374-6521 Fax: (970) 349-5114

Located in downtown Crested Butte, this Bed and Breakfast is great for small groups and provides group discounts. Complimentary Breakfast and a private bar are two more reasons to stay here. They... Read More ›

Review four star rating

The Lodge at Mountaineer Square

Type: Lodging
Location: Mount Crested Butte
Address: 620 Gothic Road Mt Crested Butte, CO 81225
Contact: 970.349.4000 | 970.349.4043 (fax)

Located just steps from the lifts, hiking and biking, as well as shopping dining. Mountaineer Square is the perfect “base camp” for your summer mountain getaway. Choose from king hotel... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Grand Lodge

Type: Lodging
Location: Mount Crested Butte
Address: 6 Emmons Rd, Crested Butte, CO 81225
Contact: (970) 349-8000

The full-service hotel offers a variety of rooms and suites, most with kitchenettes. Amenities include an indoor/outdoor heated pool, hot tub, restaurant/bar, spa, fitness room, and business... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Food

Teocali Tamale

Type: Mexican Food
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 311 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO
Contact: 970-349-2005

No matter the line, you have to try this place. Best burritos in town, great service. You will not leave hungry. The menu has a lot to choose from beyond burritos. Hard to go wrong here. The... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Secret Stash Pizzeria

Type: Pizza
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 303 Elk Avenue Crested Butte, CO 81224
Contact: 970-349-6245

This place was packed every night we were in town. It is rated as the best pizza in CB and has some great, unique recipes like the Notorious F.I.G. and The Hamptons to name a few. If you are... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Third Bowl Ice Cream

Type: Ice Cream
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 201 1/2 Elk Ave. Crested Butte, CO 81224
Contact: (970) 349-2888

You worked hard today, earning every descent. You need ice cream. Third Bowl Homemade Ice Cream is perhaps the best and most unique ice cream around. Flavors such as lavender, lemon fig,... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Izzy's

Type: Breakfast
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 218 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Contact: (970) 349-5630

A cozy establishment just off the main drag in Crested Butte. When we say cozy, we mean only room for about 15 inside. Everything is made fresh and on demand. Izzy’s offers great breakfast... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Drinks

First Ascent Coffee Roasters

Type: Coffee Shop and Bakery
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 21 Elk Avenue Crested Butte, CO 81224
Contact: 970-349-5434

Best coffee in Crested Butte? We think so. First Ascent is a small coffee house at the very top of Elk Street that is obsessed with quality. Not only do they roast premium coffee beans in house,... Read More ›

Review four star rating

The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

Type: Brewery and Pub
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Address: 215 Elk Avenue Crested Butte, CO
Contact: 970-349-6125

You may have noticed by now that we love a good cocktail and the Dogwood Cocktail Cabin is right up our alley. Located just off Elk Avenue, in quite literally, a renovated cabin, the Dogwood... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Rentals

The Alpineer

Type: Outdoor Shop
Location: Crested Butte
Address: 419 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Contact: (970) 349-5210; info@alpineer.com

The folks at the Alpineer are focused on all things outdoors. In the spring and summer they swing their focus to bikes and camping. You can find just about anything is this place from outerwear,... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Spinlister

Type: Bike Rental
Contact: hello@spinlister.com

Those who are less particular with their rentals can also check out Spinlister. Spinlister serves as the Airbnb of bike rentals, offering you a way to rent a mountain bike from... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Camping

Cement Creek Campground

Type: Campground
Location: Gunnison National Forest
Address: Latitude : 38.82719468 Longitude : -106.8400162 Elevation : 9000
Contact: (970) 874-6600

This part of the Gunnison National Forest has impressive landscapes and receives relatively low use. Cement Creek Campground provides access to hiking, mountain biking, ATV and motorcycle riding,... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Gothic Campground

Type: Campground
Location: Crested Butte
Address: Latitude : 38.98191394 Longitude : -107.007873 Elevation : 9600
Contact: (970) 874-6600

The terrain surrounding Gothic Campground is as rugged as it is beautiful. The mountain biking, hiking, motorcycle riding and four-wheel driving can’t be beat. This older rustic site lies in... Read More ›

Review five star rating

Shops

Clark's Market

Type: Grocery Store
Location: Crested Butte
Address: 500 Belleview, Crested Butte, CO
Contact: (970) 349-6492

There’s nothing flashy about Clark’s Market but you need groceries and they have them. This is the only true “Grocery Store” in Crested Butte and they cover most of the... Read More ›

Review three star rating

Mountain Earth Organic Grocer

Type: Organic Grocer
Location: Crested Butte
Address: 405 4th St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Contact: (970) 349-5132

If your looking for Organic groceries in Crested Butte, this is the place to find them. Mountain Earth offers local produce in season as well as a variety of other local products. Homemade... Read More ›

Review three star rating

Trails

Evolution Bike Park: Avery Trail

Type: Bike Park Trail
Location: Crested Butte
Address: Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Contact: Evolution Bike Park

Nate Hills follows Krunk Shox as they rip down down Avery Trail, a lift served DH trail at Crested Butte’s Evolution Bike Park. Awesome.

Rated 4 stars only to encourage you to spend... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Teocalli Ridge, Crested Butte, CO

Type: Backcountry Trail
Location: Crested Butte, CO

Krunk Shox following Nate Hills down Teocalli Ridge Trail in Crested Butte, CO. This is backcountry mountain biking at its finest but don’t be fooled. It is a long climb to the top of... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Evolution Bike Park: Captain Jack Trail

Type: Bike Park Trail
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Contact: Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Grab your full face. This is a an advanced trail. Watch as Nate Hills and Kruck Shox take on the Captain Jack Trail at Evolution Bike Park as part of practice for the Big Mountain Enduro event.... Read More ›

Review four star rating

Tours & Guides