Great Crested Butte Lodging
May 2017 Newsletter
In This Issue:
Finding Good Hiking Guides for Crested Butte!

Standup Paddleboarding - 10% off plus DELIVERY AND PICK UP ARE FREE!
June and July Calendars! Fun Things to Do!
Great Summer Rentals

Thinking of Buying in CB? Don Turk is your Broker
Call Robin!
Rafting on the Taylor River!
white water rafting crested butte  
The Taylor River offers   Class I, II, and III River Rafting! Call 3 Rivers Resort in Almont at 888-761-3474. They also offer combo rafting and ziplining trips!

Paradise Animal Welfare Society
Crested Butte's Homeless Animals could use your support - heavy snows destroyed much of their facility!
Looking to Buy?
Talk to Don Turk at Or call 970-209-5822. Great broker, great guy, seriously savvy about Crested Butte.
Ski Discounts

Get discounts for tickets, lodging, by owner rentals and even packages all over North America - at all the major resorts.
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Summer Hiking Guides
Finding good hiking guides in Crested Butte
isn't that easy - I have a 3 foot high collection of them! Here is a page with links to amazon of the best
that are still easily purchasable before you go!

And here is a page of great hikes with images and videos that I took!
Trail 403
Trail 403

kudos to the folks at who put together a gorgeous interactive online hiking guide where you can select difficulty and amount of time... it is really good. I think it is a great companion to some hiking books and maps. 

Stand Up Paddle Boards and Float Tube...Delivery! Discount for Us!
Float-Shack is Crested Butte's Premier Stand Up Paddle Board & Float Tube Rentals

Free Delivery Available in Gunnison and Crested Butte! AND they are offering a 10% discount for the month of June for Great Crested Butte Lodging clients and readers!  

10% Off Entire Party Rental with coupon code:  GCBLU8W34X

Call them at 970-209-9747 and get yourself organized for adventures!- Half Day and Full Day options - Kid Specific paddleboards. Lake Irwin, Slate River, Blue Mesa.
Check out more fun things to do on our summer activities page and children's activity page!
June and July Calendars! Fun Things to Do!
I love picking out my favorite things to do on the event calendar. You may have different ideas, but my event calendars are a great place to start looking for fun things to enrich your trip!

June 29- Alpenglow (Free Outdoor Concerts) Crested Butte Center for the Arts--
Alpenglow is the Center for the Arts free outdoor concert series on Monday evenings during the summer. With Crested Butte Mountain and Paradise Divide as the backdrop, come enjoy the sounds of a variety of music. Bring along your chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Join friends and family as we enjoy the best that summer in Crested Butte has to offer. So fun! Starting on June 29 - every Monday thru the summer!

July 7 -Free Twilight Archery Series
Crested Butte Mountain Resort and West Elk Archers will host the 4th annual summer archery competition giving archers the chance to access the beautiful Gunnison National Forest via the Red Lady Express Chairlift. Participants will take the lift up to the start of the course at 10,300' with amazing views of the Elk Mountain Range to the north. A sight-in range will be set near the top of the lift for archers to warm up before starting the course. From there, archers will follow the course through open country and dark timber along 40 targets for a one-day competition.  
Great Summer Rentals!
Still looking for some great summer rentals! We still have some great options! From the Grand Lodge to beautiful houses and condos - Please take a look at our offerings and calendars!
Looking to Buy in Crested Butte? 
Don Turk - Broker for Crested Butte Real Estate - has an impressive lineup of  listings in homes, condos and land!
 Check prices and give him a call! 970-209-5822; or email
A longtime broker in Crested Butte with experience in sales and development.
robincb Hope to hear from you soon!

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Robin Dreyfuss
Great Crested Butte Lodging