Fat Bike World Championships

Crested Butte has seen the most snow across the state Colorado so far this winter, which means it’s time for you to book your trip today! While you are here, below are this week’s exciting events to enjoy. When you come to ski in Crested Butte this January, don’t forget your Fat Bike! It’s time for the third annual Fat… Read more →

Featured Gear Thursdays – Blizzard Brahma

BLACK TIE OF CRESTED BUTTE IS PROUD TO WELCOME BLIZZARD SKIS TO OUR FLEET! THE ALL-NEW BRAHMA IS THE GO-TO SKI ON DAYS WHEN COLD TEMPS AND DRY SPELLS MAKE FOR FIRM SNOW CONDITIONS. New sidecuts and rocker profiles make them easier to ski, while the proven Carbon Flipcore technology with two sheets of metal smooths the ride, grips hard… Read more →

Keep Your Tips Up

The women of Black Tie are excited for some upcoming events in Crested Butte geared towards lady shredders as well as other events involving music, outdoor races, and tips for winter outdoor enthusiasts. Hosted at the umbrella bar off the Painter Boy Lift at Crested Butte Mountain resort, pro women will be sharing skiing tips while taking sips from 1:30 to… Read more →

Here comes the snow…Let’s put on a show!

With around a foot of snowfall in Crested Butte in the last week and more in the forecast, Black Tie is gearing up for some fun winter activities on and around the mountain. Wednesday, January 10, Griggs Orthopedics hosts a ski mountaineering event with free beer, raffle prizes, and food after each race featuring new courses each week. Bring a… Read more →

Sherpa Cafe

Our staff enjoyed a wonderful dinner last week at Sherpa Cafe! Located on the corner of Elk Avenue and 3rd Street, this Crested Butte cultural staple has been in the valley since July 2010. Sherpa Cafe serves the best authentic Nepali and Indian foods at reasonable prices. With fresh ingredients, healthy portions, and rich flavors, the cuisine at the Sherpa Cafe… Read more →

Weekend Fun in the Butte!

Lots of great events are happening in Crested Butte this weekend. Saturday, the Beacon Brush Up will be held all day at the Crested Butte Community School. Learn FREE backcountry rescue and survival skills, followed by beer and gear at the Alpineer. All skill levels are invited and encouraged to attend. Please visit http://www.skicb.com/event/beacon-brush to view the Schedule of Events.  … Read more →

Wine and Dine at Elk Ave. Prime!

Our Black Tie staff enjoyed dinner and drinks this past Thursday at Elk Ave. Prime. Located in the heart of downtown Crested Butte on Elk Avenue, this premier steak house features the highest quality hand cut USDA PRIME steaks, pastas, lamb chops, elk, pork chops, fresh garden salads and more. Prime also carries a vast array of import and domestic… Read more →


Just in case you can’t wait until Turkey Day to hit the slopes, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) and the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation (CBSF) will be hosting their second annual Donation Day on November 22nd. The resort will be collecting a $15 donation in exchange for a lift ticket, valid for Wednesday only. 100% of the proceeds will go… Read more →

Featured Gear Thursdays – Rossignol Roostie

Meant for kids less than 44lbs, the Rossignol Roostie encourages confidence with their flexible, lightweight construction. The Rossignol Roostie is the perfect ski for your mini ripper to start skiing on. The Rossitop Cap Construction with a composite and fiberglass core is ultra soft, lightweight, and forgiving for your tiny skier to be able to manage the first time he… Read more →

Featured Gear Thursdays – Rossignol Smash 7

The Rossignol Smash 7 is an all-mountain powder ski for up-and-coming rippers. This ski supplies lightweight agility and enhanced durability for freeride dominance. Powder Turn Rocker delivers fatigue-free manueverability, effortless steering and instant speed control, making powder skiing easier and more fun. Centered Sidecut provides the all-terrain versatility and edging power simply not found in other wide-waisted, rockered skis. Leave… Read more →