Insider’s Guide to Crested Butte with local Zach Pickett

By Snowsbest - October 19, 2018

Crested Butte is one of the coolest ski towns of Colorado. Off the beaten track, a colorful heritage town with a rocking Main Street filled with locals on cruiser bikes in the snow and some of the best ski terrain in the USA.

What’s not to love?

Zach Pickett fell in love with the town over five years ago and hasn’t left since. He loves it so much he ended up working for Crested Butte Mountain Resort. This is his Insider Guide.

Why Crested Butte

I actually discovered Crested Butte in the summer as some friends and I came to do some mountain biking. The town, the community and the mountains immediately attracted me and I made the move to live here as soon as I could.

Specifically, I think that the small town vibe and incredible trail access (both winter and summer) are two aspects of what most attracted me. I love that Crested Butte locals ride their rusted townie bikes year round and everyone lives by the “work hard, play hard” mantra. 

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Karen HoskinWinter 2019