Travel Blogs from Crested Butte
... and by the second half of day 1 were going right to the very top of the mountain which is over 10,000ft to ski the trails down. On the second day it was extremely powdery and there was a High Avalanche warning which was a bit scary but apparently is still fine to ski if you keep to the trails. The soft snow makes it harder to ski and Billy found himself snow up to his waist after trying his skills on an advanced trail - silly billy.
... globe for this.
Some of the original buildings are evident and very well maintained. They are similar in style to the 'painted ladies' houses that we saw in San Francisco. All the local businesses are in the process of putting up their decorations. You have to admit the North Americans do this better than most. It was great to see real live Christmas trees for sale outside the local supermarket. Different types Spruce, fir, etc) ...
... gate and was DNQ. We caught up with her at the finish area and although disappointed, she knew she would learn from the experience. She certainly has a beautiful smile and I am sure she will continue to follow her dream. Greta is supported financially by her family and sponsorship is minimal so please like her on facebook as this will greatly increase her chances of gaining meaningful sponsorship.
Our complimentary lunch today was Tomato and Basil Soup, Green Chilli ...
... but it was a day for the Austrian stars to shine.
1st Eva-Marie Brem -Austria. 2nd Kathryn Zettel -Austria. 3rd Federica Brignone -Italy
We farewelled our All American Family and we cannot thank them enough for making the day even more special. Warm and friendly, incredibly well behaved children, it really was a joy to share our day with them. We hope to visit them in Wisconsin one day.
Room with a View!
When I opened my eyes this morning it was an OMG moment. I was looking at Shadow Mountain and the Slopes of Aspen. Unreal! It was a bluebird day and we were looking at the World Cup course. Couldn't ask for anything better than that.
After breakfast we walked up to check out the World Cup course. As it was, the skiers were having their familiarisation of the course so we ...
Other places to stay in Crested Butte
500 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 4 star hotelfrom $123
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $184
620 Gothic Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $153
20 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | 3 star hotelfrom $204
11 Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $185
11Snowmass Road, Crested Butte | 2 star hotelfrom $208
18 Hunter Hill Road, Crested Butte | Hotelfrom $105