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Address: 620 2nd Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Phone Number: +1 970-349-1707
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Crested Butte Nordic is a non profit Nordic ski area that maintains 55...

Crested Butte Nordic is a non profit Nordic ski area that maintains 55 kilometers of immaculately groomed trails around the Town of Crested Butte, Colorado's Nordic Town. We offer complete ski and snowshoe rental packages as well as private lessons, clinics, tours and fine yurt dining. Our Nordic Center and trail-heads are within walking distance from all of Crested Butte’s restaurants and lodgings.

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Great Rentals and Trails

The skis rentals are in excellent shape. The trails are beautiful and well groomed and the scenery is phenomenal.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Lara F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The skis rentals are in excellent shape. The trails are beautiful and well groomed and the scenery is phenomenal.

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Thank Lara F
Winter Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This crew provides a lovely assortment of trails for all abilities and their grooming is spot on. I enjoy how their trail system weaves through town, as it offers so many spectacular views. Grab a trail map to plan out your loop--the trails around Peanut Lake are breathtaking.

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Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

The knowledgable staff is most helpful regarding snow conditions to ensure a good ski day. Ski trails are very well groomed and marked all ensuing a great day on skis. The trails provide outstanding views of mountains and ice covered streams.

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Thank Rich S
vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were in CB for a week of snow and X-C Skiing. The center was fantastic. So many trails in so many places. We were staying at the Pioneer cabins and as part of the package we received free passes for one day for both us. AMAZINGLY, there was a very beautiful and long trail that welcomed dogs. There are... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Your experience at the CB Nordic Center begins with the helpful staff who outfit you with rental equipment, if needed, and share their great knowledge of the extensive groomed Nordic trails. You can take off on your own, or you can take a lesson, which I highly recommend. Nordic skiing is not just like walking, and you will have a... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Our first priority was to ski at the ski area, but warm weather presented challenging (icy in the morning) conditions so we hit the Nordic center to rent classic skis one day, and then took a skate skiing lesson second day which was great! Ask for Barb.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

The Nordic Center and groomed paths in Crested Butte were excellent for a first time skier. We took lessons from Jennifer and were very comfortable using the green trails the same day.

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Thank Rise S
Golden, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Overall the center was excellent, helpful staff and trails with nice views. But we really wanted to ski - unfortunately, the convinced us we needed a lesson (which, for some probably - but as an overall athlete, I was highly disappointed and believe I don't need a lesson. Make your own decisions...) Instead we snowshoed, the "snowshoe specific" trails were... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Why pay good money to ski only to have some jerk yell at you because he didn't see the ski pass? The Nordic Center ought to have friendly trail guides, assisting people who need to find the restroom or engaging in small talk - if the skier has stopped. Forcing a skier to stop mid-stride to police is poor customer... More 

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

On the busy President's Day weekend in February of this year, I came into the Nordic Center with 11 teenagers and 6 adults. None of the teenagers had ever been on skis before and they were an energetic bunch. The Nordic Center staff were incredibly helpful, friendly, patient, informative and got equipment and trail passes for us in no time.... More 

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