History of Skiing in the Butte

History of Skiing in the Butte

Like our Steep and Deep? Crested Butte locals Aaron Blunck and David Chodounsky will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics this February for Team USA. Both athletes made their Olympic debut’s in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Chodounsky graduated from Crested Butte...
Crested Butte Walking Tour

Crested Butte Walking Tour

Historic Walking Tours: We offer guided walking tours during the summer season on Tuesday & Thursday at 9am and during the winter season by calling the Museum at 970-349-1880. Cost is only $10 per person and all proceeds go to the Museum’s general operating fund....
Mountain Biking in Crested Butte

Mountain Biking in Crested Butte

Did Mountain Biking start in Crested Butte? That’s a question we don’t mind hearing! We are proud to highlight the history of mountain biking in and around Crested Butte with our exhibit about the development and growth of this enormously popular sport. Our...
Coal Mining in Crested Butte

Coal Mining in Crested Butte

Have you heard of a canary in a coal mine? During the late 19th century, thousands of men flocked to the Gunnison Valley hoping to strike it rich in the mines. Crested Butte originally served as a supply town for over 15 silver mining camps that sprung up in the north...