Trail Reports

December 17, 2019


Air Temp : -9.9
Snow Temp : -2.7

Yikes!  Quite a temperature drop out there, but it has meant that the trails are nicely firmed up!  Ruthie’s Run and the Town Ranch connector, the West Side Trails all the way out to the Gunsight Bridge Loop, and the East Side trails are all open and freshly groomed this morning.  New additions to the […]


December 16, 2019


Air Temp : 9.7
Snow Temp : 10.0

Brrrrrr! A very crispy morning in the Butte!  The snow is cold and the trails are firm!  Ruthie’s Run is groomed completely and skiing very well.  The West Side Trails are groomed and Mike’s Mile is open and groomed through the Gunsight Bridge Loop again!  The East Side trails will be groomed by 10 AM […]


December 15, 2019


Air Temp : 18
Snow Temp : 23

Good Morning! The Bench: Groomed West Side: Everything except Mike’s Mile is open. Mikes mile is closed due to high avalanche danger. East Side: Town ranch has been groomed and open.  Everything else on the east side should be opening up through the week!


December 14, 2019


Air Temp : 30.2
Snow Temp : 26.5

Happy powder day Crested Butte! Use extra caution today to steer clear of any avalanche areas. Mike’s Mile remains closed today due to avalanche danger. Also, per the CBAC, the hill above the Nordic Center is tender with some pockets that could slide. The West side; Magic Meadows, Pooches Paradise, the Beaver Trail and Mike’s […]


December 13, 2019


Air Temp : 28.4
Snow Temp : 24.4

We are out of the doughnut hole! Avalanche danger is HIGH today.  Mike’s Mile will be closed due to avalanche danger. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. This can include Peanut Lake Road past the Gronk. The East side and West side trails have been groomed this morning by the cat.  The trails on […]


December 12, 2019


Air Temp : 16.9
Snow Temp : 13.6

The snow just won’t quit!  We are looking at hopefully a few days of storms!  Ruthie’s Run and everything west of the Gronk was groomed last night!  Pooch’s Paradise and Beaver Trail are open, with some persistent early season obstacles.  Get your skating in today because this snow is falling fast!  Bundle up and don’t […]


December 11, 2019


Air Temp : 6.4
Snow Temp : 1.0

A fresh, cold, squeaky morning in Crested Butte!  Ruthie’s Run and the West Side Trails were groomed last night!  This now includes Magic Meadows!  The East Side free trails (Town Ranch, Riverbend, Skyland PO) are on hold for more snow. Town Ranch connector remains closed.  Enjoy our beautiful corduroy this morning and don’t forget to […]


December 10, 2019


Air Temp : 3.7
Snow Temp : 3.0

The sun is shining and the trails are glittering today!  We were able to open and snowcat groom Town Ranch trail and Riverbend all the way to Skyland Post Office!  We also snowcat groomed Kapusion, Beaver Trail, Pooch’s Paradise, and Mike’s Mile including the Gunsight Bridge Loop!  We are looking forward to more snow later […]


December 9, 2019


Air Temp : 23.7
Snow Temp : 21.8

The clouds are lifting and the sun is coming out! Pooch’s Paradise and Mike’s Mile are both open and were groomed this morning.  Ruthie’s Run was also groomed, along with the practice area.  The Town Ranch trail will be groomed for this first time today!  Stay tuned for more trail openings later this week!  Enjoy […]


December 8, 2019


Air Temp : 25
Snow Temp : 26.7

Winds are going to pick up this afternoon out of the west to 10-15 mph. We’re currently not in an inversion to for those of you heading into the backcountry it’s going to be colder and windier the higher you ascend.


December 7, 2019


Air Temp : 10.9
Snow Temp : 14.7

Good morning! Ruthie’s has been cat groomed this morning and is skiing perfectly. The West side trails will be snowmobile groomed this morning. Open trails on the West side now include the GB Loop and the Beaver Trail. Don’t forget to wear your sunscreen and your pass and have fun out there!


December 6, 2019


Air Temp : 14.5
Snow Temp : 9.5

Another beautiful, crisp day in the Butte!  Ruthie’s Run was groomed by snowcat this morning!  Mike’s Mile and Pooch’s Paradise are snowmobile groomed!  Get some strides out there and don’t forget to wear your sunscreen!   If you’re not seeing the current day’s trail report, hit refresh (or control-shift-r) on your browser and it should […]