Welcome to Crested Butte Nordic!

The Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado
Skate skiers on a groomed trail with Mt Crested Butte in the background

Thanks for a great season!

Crested Butte Nordic will be opening for the 2023/2024 winter season on Saturday, November 11th. We look forward to welcoming our community into the warming house to pick up passes, drop off skis for waxing, and shop for any nordic goodies to help you get ready for winter fun when the snow starts to fly.

See you soon!

Come see us at 620 Second St. in downtown Crested Butte

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 $25 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 $25. 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.