Press Releases

KBUT – Sports Rundown week of April 1

Sports Barrel Rundown Than Acuff (2012-04-04) CRESTED BUTTE, CO (kbut) – The week in sports featuring a bunch of gapers on snowblades, the Elk Mountains Grand Traverse, junior freeskiing and Titans track. Listen Now:

Kevin Krill blog from Friend’s Hut #2

15th Annual Elk Mountains Grand Traverse “Embedded Report” from the Friends Hut By Kevin Krill – Crested Butte Photography Date:  3-26-2012 PM Weather:  Monday – Windy, 30 degrees, clear  Afternoon Course and Snow Report:  Multiple options for gaining ridge to Star Pass.  Snow Safety Director Comments:    No snow in the forecast, watching freezing temps go…

Kevin Krill blog from Friend’s Hut #1

NEW THIS YEAR… Local photographer and journalist, Kevin Krill is among the snow safety team at Friend’s Hut. Kevin arrived via the heli drop today while the rest of the team hiked in from Crested Butte.  Attached are Kevin’s photos from the flight and his report.  We’ll be posting these daily so racers and fans…

Outdoor Retailer Signs on as a sponsor

Outdoor Research to sponsor Elk Mountains Grand Traverse race SEATTLE, Wash. (Dec. 20, 2011) – Outdoor Research, a leading independent manufacturer of outdoor apparel and accessories, this month signed on as presenting sponsor of the 15th-annual GORE-TEX® Elk Mountains Grand Traverse Race, which will take place in March 2012. At midnight on Friday, March 30,…

Grand Traverse Announces New Sponsors

November 28, 2011 For Immediate Release GORE‐TEX® brand to be the title sponsor of this exciting backcountry race with Outdoor Research as the presenting sponsor Crested Butte, CO – November 8, 2011 ‐ The Grand Traverse announced today it’s new partnerships with the GORE‐TEX® brand and Outdoor Research beginning with the 2012 race. W.L. Gore…

  • Crested Butte Weather

    Current conditions for Crested Butte as of Thu, 24 Apr 2014 4:34 am MDT



    High: 37° Low: 18°


    Feels like: 28 °F

    Barometer: 30.12 in and steady

    Humidity: 35%

    Visibility: 10 mi

    Dewpoint: 18 °F

    Wind: 0 mph

    Sunrise: 6:18 am

    Sunset: 7:51 pm