Trail Reports

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 […]


December 5, 2019


Air Temp : 27.7
Snow Temp : 29.4

Snow snow snow!  So much snow up here in Crested Butte (we hear it’s not really snowing in CB South)!  But we have several new inches here!  Ruthie’s Run is the best performance skiing, and the practice area has been groomed with the snowcat.  Mike’s Mile and Pooch’s Paradise will be groomed by snowmobile today, […]


December 4, 2019


Air Temp : 16.9
Snow Temp : 16

Not a cloud in the sky in Crested Butte today!  Ruthie’s Run is well covered and skiing well!  Mike’s Mile is open and skiable, with early season conditions and skating is not recommended.  The forecast is looking good for some isolated storms to bring us some more inches this week.  Stay tuned for more trail […]


December 3, 2019


Air Temp : 31
Snow Temp : 29

Good morning Crested Butte! Another lovely day in the valley!  We are still skiing Ruthie’s Run with full coverage!  Please be careful of the “ice-flow” at the hairpin turn on Ruthie’s West side.  Mike’s Mile is skiable with early season obstacles, and Kapusion and Pooch’s Paradise are both still quite rough.  Enjoy the day and […]


December 2, 2019


Air Temp : 18
Snow Temp : 15.5

What a lovely bluebird day out there! Ruthie’s has been “touched up” and is skiing great! The “ice-flow” at the far hairpin turn on the west side of Ruthie’s is still very large and hazardous so please use extreme caution when going around that turn.  Mike’s Mile was regroomed yesterday with classic tracks set.  Kapusion […]