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Crested Butte Mountain Resort Announces Summer 2023 Operating Details

Crested Butte, Colo. — May 1, 2023 As the melting snow begins to give way to green signs of spring, Crested Butte Mountain Resort announced today 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 17 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. 


About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) ​
Vail Resorts is a network of the best destination and close-to-home ski resorts in the world including Vail Mountain, Breckenridge, Park City Mountain, Whistler Blackcomb, Stowe, and 32 additional resorts across North America; Andermatt-Sedrun in Switzerland; and Perisher, Hotham, and Falls Creek in Australia – all available on the company’s industry-changing Epic Pass. We are passionate about providing an Experience of a Lifetime to our team members and guests, and our EpicPromise is to reach a zero net operating footprint by 2030, support our employees and communities, and broaden engagement in our sport. Our company owns and/or manages a collection of elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, a portfolio of vacation rentals, condominiums and branded hotels located in close proximity to our mountain destinations, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Retail operates more than 250 retail and rental locations across North America. Learn more about our company at, or discover our resorts and pass options at  

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