Historically the following accommodations have provided discounted rates to Grand Traverse racers. Contact them directly to receive rate information.
Accommodations in Crested Butte:
Grand Traverse participants receive 30% discount on all Crested Butte Vacation lodging. Be sure to inform your booking agent when making your reservation: Crested Butte Vacations 888-879-7313, www.skicb.com/lodging/overview
Additional options in Crested Butte include:
Cristiana Guesthaus 970-349-5326 or 1-800-824-7899, www.cristianaguesthaus.com
Located in walking distance from 4-way transportation and downtown business district.
Elk Mountain Lodge 970-349-7533, www.elkmountainlodge.com
Located in downtown Crested Butte. Room rate includes breakfast and use of ski tuning room.
Nordic Inn Crested Butte 970-349-5542, www.nordicinncb.com
Offering 50% discount to racers, family and friends when booked before December 31st!
Located on Mt. Crested Butte within walking distance from the race start at the base of Crested Butte. Breakfast is included and the hotel is pet friendly.
Accommodations in Aspen:
Discounted rates are offered by Aspen Snowmass by booking through the following link: Aspen Resort Association 877-405-5611, www.grandtraverse.bookaspensnowmass.com
Additional options in Aspen include:
Hotel Aspen 970-925-3441, www.hotelaspen.com
Complimentary mountain breakfast and Après Ski Reception daily. Free transportation is available from the Gondola plaza finish area to the hotel.
The Molly Gibson Lodge 970-925-3434, www.mollygibson.com
Complimentary transportation is available from the Gondola plaza finish area to the hotel.
The Limelight 800-433-0832. www.limelighthotel.com
Car pooling to Crested Butte is encouraged. You can post in the Athlete Forum to coordinate carpooling and shuttling options with other racers. Crested Butte is located just 30 minutes from the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport. For airport transportation, contact Alpine Express at 800-822-4844 or visit www.alpineexpressshuttle.com.
Race Day Luggage Transport:
Included in the registration fee is transportation for one duffel bag (per racer) of personal gear from Crested Butte to Aspen. These bags will be collected at the final check-in at Mountaineer Square. Water- proof bags are recommended! Racer’s bags will be available for pick up at the finish line in Aspen. Note, racers SHOULD NOT put anything in the bags that they will need should they not make it to Aspen (phones, money, etc.)
Any bags not picked up in Aspen will be returned to Crested Butte on Sunday afternoon. Racers who do not make the cut-off time at Star Pass and are returned to Crested Butte should plan to pick up their bag at the Crested Butte Nordic Center on Sunday afternoon. The Nordic Center is located at 620 Second Street in Crested Butte. www.cbnordic.org Note, racers SHOULD NOT put anything in the bags that they will need should they not make it to Aspen (phones, money, etc.)
Returning to Crested Butte After the Race:
Limited seats will be made available on two Nordic Center vans returning to Crested Butte, one Saturday evening and the other Sunday morning. This return transportation service can be booked during the online race registration.