Crested Butte Mountain Resort announces summer 2023 operating details

As the melting snow begins to give way to green signs of spring, Crested Butte Mountain Resort announced that summer products will go on sale May 9.

The resort previously shared that, weather dependent, CBMR will be open daily for the 2023 summer season from June 10 through Sept. 4, and will remain open on Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 24. Guests can look forward to a wide variety of offerings and events this summer, including: 

  • Hiking and scenic chairlift rides via the Red Lady Express and Silver Queen Express 
  • Crested Butte Mountain Bike Park & bike haul via the Red Lady Express  
  • Adventure Park activities including the bungee trampoline, climbing wall, and gem panning 
  • High Alpine archery course 
  • Two disc golf courses 
  • Live! At Mt. Crested Butte summer concert series (6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9) 
  • Pinnacle mountain bike race series (6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28) 
  • Fourth of July celebration 
  • Living Journeys Summit Hike, Half Marathon & 10K Trail Run (7/29) 
  • The Grand Traverse (9/2) 
  • Chili & Beer Festival (9/9) 
  • Dining service at Butte 66, The Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks, Coal Breaker Coffee Co., and Woodstone Grille 

Some activities and services will begin later depending on snow and trail conditions, and all opening dates are subject to change.   

“We are excited to welcome guests to the Wildflower Capital of Colorado for their summer adventures,” said CBMR Vice President and General Manager, Tara Schoedinger. “We just had our third-snowiest winter on record, which is sure to translate into some beautiful summer scenery. I can’t wait to share it with our visitors and community members!” 

Also returning this summer are Twilight Hours for the bike park beginning on June 30 and continuing every Friday in July! On these days, guests with a day ticket or pass can continue riding until 7 p.m. Those who want to arrive later will have the option to purchase a discounted bike haul ticket to use starting at 4 p.m. 

CBMR is once again running the Crested Butte Mountain Resort Summer Camp, offering on- and off-mountain activities for kids ages 7-14 and resort-based activities for kids ages 5-8.  Below is a full list of the summer camp offerings for 2023. Registration is now open.   

Mountain Adventures (ages 7-14) 

Monday through Friday, June 12-Aug. 18 

  • White water rafting 
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding / Lake Day 
  • Rock climbing 
  • Fly fishing 
  • Ropes course 
  • Archery and disc golf 
  • Mountain adventure day 
  • Mountain biking for all ability levels 

Camp CB (ages 5-8) 

Monday through Friday, June 12-Aug. 18 

  • Chairlift rides 
  • Nature hikes 
  • Adventure Park activities 
  • Arts & crafts 
  • Sports 
  • Games 
  • And more! 

Mini Riders (ages 5-6) 

Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13-Aug. 17 

  • Mountain biking for all ability levels 

In addition, those who have already purchased Epic Pass products* for the 2023/24 season will get free scenic chairlift rides and a discounted CBMR Summer Season Bike Haul Pass. 

*excludes the Epic Day Pass and the Keystone/Crested Butte 4-Pack. 

Epic Pass Provides the Best Value in the Industry 

2023/24 Epic Pass options are now available to purchase at the lowest price of the year. If you love to ski Crested Butte, Vail, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Park City Mountain, Stowe, Seven Springs and more great resorts, there has never been a better time to be an Epic Pass Holder. New next season, all Epic Passes will be accessible via Mobile Pass, which will allow guests to store their Epic Pass on their phone in the new My Epic app, put their phone in their pocket, and get scanned, hands free, via Bluetooth® technology designed for low energy usage. And don’t forget – Epic Passes include Epic Mountain Rewards for 20 percent off on-mountain food and beverage, lodging, group ski and ride school lessons, equipment rentals and more. Pass Holders also receive summer benefits at eligible resorts, including Summer Scenic Gondola rides, 20 percent off summer food, lodging, bike rentals and golf. 

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