We are so excited for you to experience the incredible beauty of Colorado! Whitney was born and raised in Gunnison, Colorado, and spent weekends skiing up in Mt. Crested Butte. The Gunnison/Crested Butte Region is a stunning area, especially in the summertime, and we hope you enjoy your stay!
Gunnison, Colorado - is a college town (Western State Colorado University) with a population of 5,854 people and an elevation of 7,700 feet above sea level. The airport is located here, and you will pass through here getting up to Crested Butte. Gunnison is roughly 28 miles (35 minute drive) from Crested Butte.
Crested Butte, Colorado - this former coal mining town is now known as the "last great Colorado ski town." With a population of 1,487 people, the elevation is 8,909 feet above sea level. Crested Butte is roughly 4 miles (12 minute drive) from Mt. Crested Butte.
Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado - is a short drive from Crested Butte, and has a population of 800 people at 9,898 feet above sea level. Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is located here, which is where the wedding will be held. The hotel which will shuttle to the wedding site is located in Mt. Crested Butte, so we highly encourage you to stay here the night of the wedding. Mt. Crested Butte is also the gateway to Gothic, which is a great area to drive and admire the forests and wild flowers.