9 Things You Must Do on Your First Crested Butte Visit

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9 Things You Must Do on Your First Crested Butte Visit

First time in Crested Butte? Here are 9 Things You Must Do on Your First Crested Butte Visit. First things first… Camp 4 and First Ascent make a great cup of Joe and 3 Chix recently opened its doors, so you can fuel up with a delicious breakfast before hitting the trails. Crested Butte is known for its mountain biking, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing and wildflowers. Depending on the season, your budget and how adventurous you’re feeling- there are plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors in this special place. Whether you are a world class athlete or you are visiting with your family, you’ll find something to do in this fantastic town.

Now that you’ve worked up an appetite, this tiny ski town has some big dining options. The Last Steep, Secret Stash, Teocalli Tamale and Lil’s are a few local faves. If you are looking for a one of kind drink, check out Montanya’s Tasting Room or one of the many bars on Elk Avenue and make sure to hydrate with some cold Rocky Mountain water to ward off those high altitude hangovers. Above all, take a deep breath and relax… you’re in the mountains, so enjoy yourself!