Crested Butte Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Welcome to CB Nordic! The Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado Start Skiing & Snowshoeing with Us Naturally distant, Naturally beautiful Rentals & Day Passes Explore Our Trails for the Day Start Skiing & Snowshoeing with Us A Nordic Marathon with a Twist The Alley Loop Registration for 2021 is now open. Learn More Private Lessons for kids & Adults Learn to Ski Get more out of winter with our expert instructors. Book a lesson Unlimited skiing Season Passes On Sale Now Learn More CB Nordic is One of USA Today's 10 Best XC Ski Resorts in North America Start Skiing & Snowshoeing with us

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Welcome to Crested Butte Nordic!

The Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado

Crested Butte Nordic is one of the premier cross-country ski destinations in the country and your nonprofit community nordic ski and snowshoe center. Located in Crested Butte, Colorado, we groom 50 km. of trails for classic skiing, skate skiing, and snowshoeing. Our spectacular trail system is accessible right from town; no driving required. We rent equipment, as well as offering ski lessons, backcountry tours, fun events, and fine dining at our trail-side yurt.

What do you need to get out on our trails?

Equipment: You can use your own or rent skis or snowshoes from us. An Adult Rental is $20 for the day. Learn more about rental equipment.

A Trail Pass: You can buy a day pass, a 10-punch pass, or an unlimited season pass. An Adult Day Pass is $20. Learn more about Day Passes or Season Passes.


Whether you have never cross country skied or could use some fine-tuning, a lesson can make all the difference. Our Nordic Center has a team of friendly, PSIA certified cross country ski instructors that will introduce you to the sport or take your skiing to the next level!


A guided backcountry ski or snowshoe tour is a great way to explore the natural beauty of the terrain around Crested Butte in a safe environment. These private tours are tailor-made to fit your goals. Whether you’re looking for a fitness challenge, a serene walk in the woods, or simply that perfect photograph, let us show you around our backyard.


Support Crested Butte Nordic

Your donation helps maintain trails, fund community programs, and provide after-school children’s programs.