Communities, it seems, cannot be concocted or created, but are a result of a common love of a place. The deeper the love of the place, the deeper the community. I was raised mostly in Crested Butte—nine high valleys open up into town—how do I describe this place? For one must really go there to [...]
Crested Butte features incredible backcountry and extreme opportunities in a remote and captivating package. It's also got more lift-accessed extreme terrain than anywhere else in the nation. You may need to purchase a ski-pass, but it's all avalanche-controlled (what's known as sidecountry, rather than backcountry). Show More Summary
Bay Area- and Arizona-based snow lovers, rejoice! Allegiant Air, in collaboration with the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, Telluride Ski Resort and Crested Butte Mountain Resort, is offering non-stop, two-for-one airline tickets. Show More Summary
While I was enjoying a few days of Nordic (read: free) activities in Crested Butte last week, a local let me in on a secret. "You can get deals on lift tickets everywhere. You just need to know where to look." And then she passed onShow More Summary
Skiing. Budget. Two words that don't generally go hand-in-hand. Fortunately, fans of fluffy Rockies pow have one more offbeat lodging option to choose from, with the re-opening of Crested Butte's classic Nordic Inn today. The 50-year-old...Show More Summary
In June 2012, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Crested Butte Writers Conference in Crested Butte, CO. I'm telling you -- this cute mountain town is AWESOME. It's artsy and small and everyone knows each other and everyone bikes everywhere and it's full of fun characters. Show More Summary
Colorado may be burning, but it's also blooming. July kicks off wildflower season in the Rockies; in a place of perpetual photo opps, it's one of the most beautiful times to visit. Crested Butte's annual Wildflower Festival is July 9-12, and includes over 80 hikes, 4x4 backcountry tours, and photography, gardening and cooking classes. Show More Summary
I am very excited to instruct at the 2012 Crested Butte Writers Conference. It's held in the beautiful town of Crested Butte, CO, from June 22-24, 2012. The event is described as "a small conference designed to be friendly and cozy with the caliber of a large conference." Read more
A beautiful and intimate festival this winter in Crested Butte gave me these nuggets of wisdom that have seeped into my life as affirmations for transformation. And, I'm working toward this powerful mantra from Shannon Paige "In 2012, I will get out of my own way!"
The Crested Butte stop of Subaru Freeskiing World Tour cancelled due to low snow conditions The lack of snow has forced the event organisers to cancel the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour stop at Crested Butte, Colorado. The event was scheduled...Show More Summary
RCA recording artist Jake Owen definitely experienced some bad luck on Friday, January 13. Jake was snowboarding in Crested Butte, CO during the BMI Songwriter's Festival when he hit a 17 inch ice block, took a spill and broke his collarbone. Read on to find out more!
Starting in January, to honor National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is offering a free day of lifts, lessons and rentals to aspiring skiers and riders who book a two-night stay at any CBMR property. The offer is valid for true beginners - 'never-evers' - and includes each person on the reservation with no age limit.... Read Full Post
February 10-12, 2012 in Crested Butte headlined by Shiva Rea.
The very best part about Minyanville is the human capital that comprises our community. One such gentleman is Jeff Saut who has been at every Minyanville event (sans the very first Mountain mingle in Crested Butte Colorado). He is more than a smart guy; he is a good man and I'm lucky to count him among my brothers. Show More Summary
Get ready to Rock with the 1st Annual Yoga Rocks the Butte in Crested Butte, CO this winter! Benefitting Yoga World Reach, Yoga Rocks the Butte is the first ever winter Yoga, Music and Family Festival in “Colorado’s last great ski town!” It’s all going down February 10th – 12th. More information below from the event website: Yoga [...]
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is the one giving gifts for this birthday celebration - a free lift ticket valid today November 23, 2011, opening day for the 2011-2012 season. CBMR's opening day birthday celebration includes live music with Drew Emmitt, fun events, a big birthday cake, and party favors. Show More Summary
What is yoga? Hmmmm...! Well, I think that yoga is everything and yoga is uniting your body, your breathe, your mind, your spirit...with everything, with the cosmos, with the divine. And special practices help us embody that, until we become that, until we are living it.
A Note from Fatty: I love Joe’s perspective on suffering. I think I understand it, sometimes. Sometimes, in fact, I even have it. Sometimes. I’ll be back Monday with (what I consider to be) a big announcement. Have a great weekend! Does anyone else have suffering games, or is that just me? When I’m riding a good threshold [...]
Calling all Colorado Yogis! Join the lovely Gina Caputo along with Monica Mesa for Mandala of Asanas: A Prana Flow® teacher training module at Yoga for the Peaceful in Crested Butte, CO – Octboer 20th – 24th. See the flyer below for more information: Click here to learn more and register today!
Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) will kick off the 2011-2012 season with improvements in all areas of operations, including running the popular new Zipline Tour for both the summer and winter seasons. This is the only guided zipline tour at a Colorado ski resort, and one of the only winter canopy tour operations in the state.... Read Full Post