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.
The Nordic Center is open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. every day.
Public entry is currently prohibited at the Nordic Center. Everyone will be served outside.
Please reserve rental equipment & day passes in advance of arrival.
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 $25 for the day. Learn more about rental equipment.
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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.