Crested Butte is a mountain peak butte of the Elk Mountains in the U.S. State of Colorado. It is also a town with a population of about 2000 people. The greater area includes Crested Butte, Mt. Crested Butte, Riverland, Riverbend, and Crested Butte South.
The town of Crested Butte and its surrounding mountains are well known as an outdoor recreational hub of central mountains of Colorado. A major ski resort occupies the north and western slopes of the mountain. Popular activities include skiing, rock climbing, paragliding, mountaineering, backcountry skiing, mountain biking, hunting and fishing.
The 2012 Crested Butte Ski Mountaineering Race was billed as the 2012 North American Ski Mountaineering Championship.
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