Crested Butte to open on Nov. 22, giving Epic Pass holders another option

Cody Jones
Summit Daily News
November snowmaking takes place at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Crested Butte will open for the 2023-24 season on Nov. 22.
Taylor Ahearn/Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Crested Butte Mountain Resort will welcome guests back for the 2023-24 ski and ride season on Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Guests at Crested Butte can expect a banner break, lift line giveaways, free snacks, limited edition opening day posters, a DJ spinning track on the snow by Red Lady Express and all-day happy hour specials at Butte 66.

Nov. 22 will also mark the start of another exciting season which will feature six YETI Natural Selection DUELS in February, as well as the 50th annual Al Johnson Memorial Telemark Race in March. Crested Butte plans to unveil its new restaurant concept in the Grand Lodge called Highlife Crust & Crafts, which serves hand-tossed pizza and draft brews.

Crested Butte will share an opening day with Beaver Creek Resort. Both Crested Butte and Beaver Creek are featured on the Epic Pass. To purchase an Epic Pass, visit

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