Crested Butte adds snow making facilities!

Thu 13 September 12

New snowmaking pipes are being installed at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, adding more acreage and more capacity to the East River area.

Crested Butte adds snow making facilities!

Crested Butte adds snow making facilities! © WSG

Enhanced snowmaking will allow the resort to open this area sooner, with better coverage in the early winter season. The resort has also leased a new Prinoth snow groomer, the Bison X,which will maintain one of the state’s best corduroy

Continued renovations at the Paradise Warming House at Crested Butte Mountain Resort have been taking place throughout the summer for the second year in a row. The resort has put more than $200,000 into improving the on-mountain cafeteria; from completely upgrading the food line, to new furniture, an outdoor barbeque, a new bar, carpet and signage.

Crested Butte Mountain Resortwill also introduce its new partnership with Rossignol this season, and the resort’s Rental and Demo Center will utilize Rossignol’s Experience Demo program to aid in the learning process.

New Stats for Crested Butte Mountain Resort are as follows:
Skiable Acres - 1,547 acres (626 hectares)
Developed Terrain – 638 acres
Gladed Terrain – 367 acres
Extreme Limits Terrain – 542 acres

Trails -121 Total Trail
26% beginner
58% intermediate
16% advanced
*Percentages are determined using developed terrain only.
Snowmaking Terrain
297 acres (120 hectares) serviced by 14 of 16 lifts

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Crested Butte, USA

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “The dog's balls for backcountry riding, steeps and cliffs, but also a piste-loving carver's destination and good for beginners. Free skiing from 25th Nov until the 15th of Dec. Good and friendly local services. ”

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