Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Come Find Your Next Adventure!

Crested Butte is in the Gunnison Valley, in scenic Southwestern Colorado - the heart of the rugged Rocky Mountains where PURE fun and SIMPLE life abound!

About Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Our friendly 1880’s Western and Victorian mountain towns are off the beaten path. We like that and so will you, if you are looking for something unpretentious, authentic and a stark contrast from the ordinary. You'll be happy you joined us in Crested Butte!

Crested Butte is best known for its historic town, the nightlife, fun, and excitement. When people think of Crested Butte words like: authentic, exciting, genuine, unpretentious, and fun come to mind over and over.  Bustling with action, but laid back in attitude, Crested Butte is the perfect place to disconnect and reconnect with friends and family. 

Room and Board

Many housing options are available in Mt. Crested Butte, Crested Butte, Crested Butte South, and Gunnison. CBMR facilitates housing for employees through private owners and managers. For more information, please visit our Community Page on our website.

Employee Perks

There are many great benefits to working at Mt. Crested Butte Resort. The following are some of them:

  • Competitive pay
  • Free season ski pass
  • Discounts in our culinary operations, rental shops and ski school
  • Promotive Membership for discounts to online gear shops
  • Free Passes to other ski areas (Real Deal)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Skiing right out your front door

Getting Here and Getting Around

The Gunnison Valley is one of the most beautiful, unspoiled rural areas in Colorado. However, that also means that it is a bit out of the way. We think the trade-off is worth it, but make sure you are prepared to get here.

Distance from major centers:

  • 30 miles/48 km North of Gunnison
  • 230 miles/368 km southwest of Denver
  • 90 miles/ 114 km northeast of Montrose
  • 197 miles/315 km West of Colorado Springs

Nearest Airport

  • Gunnison/Crested Butt Airport (GUC) (31 miles)
  • Montrose Airport (MTJ) (96 miles)

Getting Around Once Here:

  • A free bus service is available throughout the valley!

For Fun

Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley are home to exciting events, intense skiing and boarding, challenging biking, and raging river rapids.  In winter, Crested Butte hosts the U.S. Extreme Skiing Championships, Telemark Extremes and the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse.  Summer time brings the Wildflower Rush and Pinnacle Bike Races, as well as kayaking competitions.  Our legendary steeps and awesome flats make outdoor adventures possible all year!

  • Bicycling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • River Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Skiing
  • Back Country Skiing
  • Cross Country Skiing

Our Jobs

Lodging, Food and Beverage, Retail & Rental, Ticket Services Lift Operations, Ski & Snowboard Instructors, Adventure Park & Zipline staff, Vacation Planners and much more! Visit our website via the links below to view a current list of available jobs.

How to Apply

You can learn more about us on our website, as well as view our complete list of job openings and apply online.