Crested Butte Essential Info

Overview

Crested Butte is a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains region of Southwestern Colorado.

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Fun Facts

  1. Few ski resorts can boast they are still under family ownership, except for Crested Butte Mountain Resort, which has been family owned and operated since it’s beginning in 1961.
  2. The worlds best rum is made in Crested Butte. Montanya Distillers a local rum distillery had its Platino Rum named best white rum in the world at the World Rum Awards in England.
  3. In 2016, Crested Butte was named #1 of USA Today’s Best 10 Travel Awards for Best Ski Town.
  4. It has been said that Crested Butte is the most haunted ski towns in America.
  5. While Crested Butte is now known as a destination for skiing and mountain biking, in the 1860s and 1870s it was home to silver and coal mines.

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