Cristiana Guesthaus is located within the National Historic District, just a short walk from shops and restaurants and about 50 yards from the free shuttle to the ski area and nordic center.
The lodge is convenient for all activities in the Crested Butte area - summer or winter. Hiking and mountain biking trails leave from town or are a short drive away. The ski area is just three miles - about 7 minutes on the shuttle, and nordic ski trails are as close as two blocks.
Things to do in Crested Butte
Cute and authentic shops line the main drag, Elk Ave., and include fine boutiques, outdoor apparel, souvenirs, t-shirts, and more. There’s only one chain store in downtown Crested Butte, so you’ll find our one-of-a kind shopping refreshing!
Crested Butte is the Birthplace of Mountain Biking and the trails will no doubt get your heart pumping! With over 750 miles to explore you won’t run out of options! The Resort has added tons of great downhill and scenic cross country routes as well. Use the app/map to explore before you arrive.
Enjoy World-class skiing and snowboarding at Crested Butte Mountain Resort between Thanksgiving and early April. Or partake in Nordic Skiing at the Crested Butte Nordic Center or take advantage of 100’s of miles of ski and snowshoe trails in the local backcountry.
Crested Butte sits on the doorstep of five wilderness areas in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The former mining town has retained its Victorian architecture and quaint charm, and has added great restaurants, shops and events to keep the entire family busy and happy.
Crested Butte never shies away from an excuse to have a great time. From free concerts to world class opera and from Chainless downhills to wildflower hikes there’s definitely an event you will enjoy. Check out the calendar of events
From family style fried chicken to gourmet cuisine Crested Butte offers a little bit of everything! Not sure what you’re in the mood for? Then cruise Elk Ave and let the delicious smells be your compass to truly wonderful dining experiences!
Hiking in Crested Butte is magical!
Whether you’re hiking gentle woods walks or scaling peaks be sure to stop to smell the flowers. This is the Official Wildflower Capital of Colorado afterall. In the fall enjoy the colors on Kebler Pass which is home to the second largest Aspen grove in the World.
In summer, when the mountains bloom with color, Crested Butte takes on its role as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Hiking and mountain biking are available in an endless variety in the surrounding area. Other activities include fishing, horseback riding, jeep tours, golf, theatre, festivals, hot air balloon rides, chairlift rides and river rafting. As fall approaches, the aspen leaves change and the mountains turn golden heralding the approach of another winter. Fall colors on Kebler Pass and Ohio Pass close to Crested Butte are some of the most photographed and spectacular in the entire state.
In winter, the Crested Butte ski resort offers great terrain for all abilities of downhill skier and snowboarder and includes the finest expert runs in Colorado. In addition, Nordic skiers are offered many kilometers of trails groomed for both classic and skating techniques and unlimited back country skiing. Snowmobiling, sleighrides, ice skating, dog sled rides, sledding and snowshoeing are other activities available to round out your winter vacation.