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Welcome to Crested Butte Nordic!

The Nordic Ski Capital of Colorado

Crested Butte Nordic is one of the premier cross-country ski destinations in the country. Located in Crested Butte, Colorado, we groom 50 km. of trails for classic skiing, skate skiing, and snowshoeing. Our world-class trail system is accessible right from town; no driving required. We rent equipment, as well as offering ski lessons, backcountry tours, fun events, and fine dining at our trail-side yurt.

What do you need to get out on our trails?

Equipment: You can use your own or rent skis or snowshoes from us. An Adult Rental is $20 for the day. Learn more about rental equipment.

A Trail Pass: You can buy a day pass, a 10-punch pass, or an unlimited season pass. An Adult Day Pass is $20. Learn more about Day Passes or Season Passes.

Nordic Center Hours:
As of April 12, the Nordic Center is Closed.

Thank you for a great season!


Whether you have never cross country skied or could use some fine-tuning, a lesson can make all the difference. Our Nordic Center has a team of friendly, PSIA certified cross country ski instructors that will introduce you to the sport or take your skiing to the next level!


A guided backcountry ski or snowshoe tour is a great way to explore the natural beauty of the terrain around Crested Butte in a safe environment. These private tours are tailor-made to fit your goals. Whether you’re looking for a fitness challenge, a serene walk in the woods, or simply that perfect photograph, let us show you around our backyard.


Get More Out of Winter, Get More Out of Life

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Your donation helps maintain trails, fund community programs, and provide after-school children’s programs.