Ski: Crested Butte

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The Crested Butte Mountain Resort opened in 1960, with the purchase of a ranch on Mount Crested Butte. In 1963, the second gondola constructed in Colorado was put into service at the base area. Today CB is known as one of the birthplaces of freestyle skiing, supporting revolutionary skiers such as Seth Morrison and FIS Alpine Ski World Cup and Winter Olympics athlete Wendy Fisher.

Top elevation: 12,170 feet
Base elevation: 9,115 feet
Runs: 121
Lifts:
4- high speed quad chairs
2- quad chairs
2- triple chairs
3- double chairs
3- surface lifts
2- Magic Carpets

Ski Area Stats:
Beginner: 26%
Intermediate: 57%
Advanced: 14%
Expert: 3%
Open Acres: 1,148

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