Quick Facts About Crested Butte

Elevation:
The Elevation in Gunnison county ranges from 7,700 feet above sea level in Gunnison to 9,375 feet at the ski base area of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. The town of Crested Butte resides at 8,885 feet and the peak of Crested Butte Mountain is 12,162 feet.

Population:
Crested Butte has approximately 1,550 year-round residents, while Mt. Crested Butte has a little over 802 year-round residents. All of Gunnison County has over 15,500 residents.

Ski Resort:
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is located in Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado, just 3 miles from the town of Crested Butte. Skiers and snowboarders will enjoy over 1,100 acres of trails ranging from beginner to expert.

Golf Courses:
The beautiful Robert Trent Jones, Jr. 18-hole, par-72 Club at Crested Butte Golf Course is located in Skyland, just 5 miles outside of Crested Butte. The 18-hole, par-71 Dos Rios Golf Course is located In Gunnison. Both courses are semi-private and are open to the public with advanced reservations.

Shopping and Restaurants:
Shops, restaurants and bars, and galleries are plentiful along the historic Elk Avenue in the town of Crested Butte. There are also a variety of restaurants at the ski base area in Mt. Crested Butte serving breakfast, lunch and apres ski.

Nearest Airport:
The Gunnison / Crested Butte Airport (airport code GUC) is located 30 miles (35-minute drive) from Crested Butte. Air service changes seasonally. Airlines servicing the Gunnison / Crested Butte Airport include United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Airlines.

Local Transportation:
Free bus service is available between the towns of Gunnison, Crested Butte, and Mt. Crested Butte, as well as around Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte.

Shuttles are available to and from the airport for a fee. Car rentals are also available at the airport.
Contact Dolly's Mountain Shuttle for any and all Private Transportation from the airport or anywhere in the Gunnison Valley. Call 970-209-9757

Schools:
The Community School in Crested Butte enrolls Kindegarten through 12th grades. And the Gunnison Elementary, Middle, and High Schools enroll Kindegarten through 12th grades.

Medical Facilities:
The Gunnison Valley Hospital is a 24-bed, short term, acute care hospital owned and operated by the County of Gunnison. Since 1938, GVH has provided quality health care to the residents and visitors of the Gunnison County.

Town Clinic of Crested Butte is located at  214 6th St, Crested Butte, CO 81224.  The medical clinic is staffed by Board-Certified providers providing both Primary Care and Urgent Care Services to the Crested Butte community.

The Elk Avenue Medical Center is located in Crested Butte, offering a wide array of medical services from Emergency and Urgent Care to Family Practice. Limited prescription services available.

The Crested Butte Medical Center (CBMC) and Ski Area Clinic provides medical services to the local community and visitors. CBMC has two clinics. The Town Clinic offers Primary Care and Specialty medical services. It is located in the town of Crested Butte in the Ore Bucket Building. The Ski Area Clinic is open during the ski season and specializes in primary and emergent care for ill or injured locals and visitors. The Ski Area Clinic is located in Mt. Crested Butte in the Axtel building at the base of the Silver Queen lift.

Churches:
A number of churches are located in Crested Butte and Gunnison serving a wide variety of denominations. Some of the larger churches in Crested Butte include the Union Congregational Church, Oh-Be-Joyful Baptist Church, and the Queen of All Saints Catholic Church. All of these locations are available for weddings.
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