Mount Crested Butte

 

Mount Crested Butte is a Home Rule Municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. Mount Crested Butte is the home of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort. The population was 801 at the 2010 census. ZIP code 81225 serves post office boxes for Mount Crested Butte and for neighboring Crested Butte; mail must be addressed to Crested Butte. The median income for a household in the town was $48,864, and the median income for a family was $64,167. Males had a median income of $33,542 versus $32,188 for females. The per capita income for the town was $35,657. About 2.7% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

Mt. Crested Butte and the area surrounding it have won numerous awards including:

  • 2012 Gunnison-Crested Butte – Doctors Park, near Almont and Trail 401, Crested Butte – Two of the Top 10 Best Colorado Trails/Mountain Bike Magazine
  • 2012 Crested Butte – #15 in North America/Ski Magazine Annual Reader’s Survey
  • 2012 Crested Butte – 10 Best Summer Festivals Crested Butte Wildflower Festival by OutsideOnline.com
  • 2012 Crested Butte – America’s Best Mountain Towns by Men’s Journal2012 Gunnison-Crested Butte – #20 in Top 50 Bucket List by Outside Magazine
  • 2012 Crested Butte – Top 25 Ski Resorts in the World by National Geographic
  • 2011 Crested Butte – Top 20 Ski Resorts (#15) by Ski Magazine
  • 2011 Crested Butte – Top 20 Ski Resorts (#9) by Conde Nast Reader Survey
  • 2011 Gunnison – 10 Best Colleges in the US for skiers, Western State College by ESPN
  • 2011 Crested Butte – 10 Best Ski Resorts for Families by Forbes
  • 2011 Gunnison – 101 Best of the West by American Cowboy
  • 2011 Crested Butte – “Top 5 Mountain Towns” by AAA Northern California’s Via Magazine
  • 2010 Gunnison-Crested Butte “America’s Greatest Fall Color Drives” by Travel + Leisure
  • 2010 Gunnison – “Pioneer Museum Outstanding Contributions to Colorado History” by Denver Posse
  • 2010 Crested Butte – “Ten Great Trips for Older Skiers” by AARP Magazine
  • 2010 Crested Butte – “Best Nightlife” by 2011 Outside Magazine Buyer’s Guide
  • 2010 Crested Butte – “Ten Soaring Ski Resorts in the World” by Woman’s Day Magazine
  • 2010 Crested Butte – “The West’s Best Ski Towns…Most Charm” by Sunset Magazine
  • 2009 Crested Butte- Bike Magazine North America Reader Survey – Best Destination, Best Climb, Best Tight n’ Twisty Trail and the 401 Trail is one of the top 3 trails in North America
  • 2009 Gunnison-Crested Butte – “20 Best Places to Live the West” by American Cowboy Magazine
  • 2009 Crested Butte – “Top 10 Family Ski Resorts” by Sherman’s Travel
  • 2008 Crested Butte – “10 Best Towns in America” by Outside Magazine
  • 2008 Crested Butte – “Top 10 Dream Towns” by Sunset Magazine
  • 2008 Crested Butte – “Dozen Distinctive Destinations” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 2008 Crested Butte – “Top 20 Ski Towns” by SKI Magazine
  • 2008 Crested Butte – #1 Best Steeps, #8 Best Trees & #10 Best Powder” by Skiing Magazine
  • 2008 Crested Butte – #3 Top Ski Town by Ski.net
  • 2008 Crested Butte – “America’s Best Small Ski Towns by Travel + Leisure Magazine
  • 2007 Gunnison – “50 Best Adventure Towns” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine

source: wikipedia.org


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