Wednesday, November 26th

Good Morning Crested Butte!

The snow has fallen again, and we have received a few Inches overnight.  It is 26 degrees with a light wind blowing from the North West.  According to the forecast we should expect more snow throughout the morning before the storm clears for the afternoon.

Ruthie’s Run (AKA The Bench) has been groomed today.   East Side: Which Includes: Town Ranch, Riverbend, The Rec Path, Teocalli Connector,  and Rudy’s Rollers were groomed today, all others are closed and will hopefully open soon.

West Side: The Beaver trail, Inner and Outer Magic Meadows, Michele’s Trail, Pooches Paradise and the Kapushin Trail have all been groomed by 7:00 am this morning.  Mike’s Mile will be closed today because of HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER,  along with Paradise Park and the Upper and Lower Red Lady.  The skiing is stellar on the west side today so if you’re looking to get out, go check it out!


Don’t forget to hone your skills at the Thanksgiving Camp this week.  Also on Friday at 7:00, check out the movie “A Fine Line” at the Center for the Arts.

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Crested Butte Nordic is reporting 26 degrees at 7am with light snow. CB Nordic maintains 55k of groomed classic, skate and snowshoe trails in and around town. Trail passes are required and are available at the Nordic Center located at 2nd and Whiterock.

The current grooming status:
(Posted daily at 8:00 am)
BENCH: Ruthie’s Run on the Bench was groomed today and is skiing great.
WEST SIDE: Pooches Paradise, Michele’s Trail, Peanut Lake trail, Beaver trail, Inner and Outer Magic Meadows are open and were groomed today. The Kapushion trail has also been groomed this morning. Mike’s Mile is closed due to HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER.  Coverage is good, but remember to ski with care.
EAST SIDE: The Town Ranch, Rec Path, Riverbend, and Rudy’s Rollers were groomed today All other trails are in the process of being cat packed in preparation for grooming.
A full trail report including updates and real time GPS Snowcat tracking can be found at