Crested Butte is a destination resort that has historical charm, great outdoor activities, and incredible views. Only five minutes walk to restaurants, shops, and base area and a few minutes drive, or free shuttle, to the town of Crested Butte, the wildflower capital of Colorado. Crested Butte is nestled among almost two million acres of pristine wilderness in southwest Colorado. There are an abundance of things to do here. Winter sports enthusiasts know the area for its world-class alpine skiing and snowboarding at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing. Gunnison-Crested Butte is also a haven for outdoor summer activities. In the warmer months, visitors can choose from recreational activities such as hiking, climbing, mountain biking, boating, whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly-fishing,rafting and horseback riding. Year-round visitors enjoy distinctive restaurants, unique shops, stimulating cultural opportunities, health and wellbeing.