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Crested Butte Nordic Council


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About Us

The Crested Butte Nordic Center is a world-class destination Nordic ski area, offering breathtaking views and the best cross-country skiing in Colorado's high-country. Enjoy 50 kilometers of groomed cross-country skiing trails for classic and skate skiing as well as snowshoeing. Offering private and group lessons, as well as guided tours, there's something for skiers of all abilities. For all around family fun rent ice skates or sleds and take advantage of our skating rink and sledding hill. Join us for brunch or dinner at the magic meadows yurt, a fun and unique dining experience. Terrain includes spectacular scenery, and varies from flats and rolling hills to steeps that are sure to get your heart pumping! A trail pass is required on all trails.


  • 50 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails
  • Ski, snowshoe, skate, and sled rental
  • Lessons and guided backcountry tours
  • Fine dining at the Magic Meadows Yurt


Spectacular vistas in all directions.
The Magic Meadows Yurt aglow while skiers enjoy dinner inside.
Sunday brunches at the yurt are fun for skiers and snowshoers of all abilities.
Locals don costumes and join in the fun of the annual Alley Loop Nordic Marathon.
Creativity runs wild at the Alley Loop.
Practicing technique in an amazing setting.
Learn to ski with private or group lessons and clinics.
Adventure abounds in the mountains around Crested Butte.
The Crested Butte Junior Nordic Team trains and races hard in their backyard.