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March in Crested Butte

March in Crested Butte

Most will agree March is the best month to ski in Crested Butte, with 233 inches of snow and bluebird sunny days. It’s spring skiing at its best! And with the long days, aprés skiing doesn’t get any better.

Photo Courtesy of CBMR

March Happenings:

March 2ndBig Something at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 8:00 pm
March 4thSnow Glow with DJ Logic live at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square at 7:00 pm
March 5thEasy Jim live at the Crested Butte Public House at 9:00 pm
March 5thTappy Hour Tuesdays live at Butte 66 at 3:00 pm
March 6thThe Young Dubliners at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 8:00 pm
March 7thLive Music at the Crested Butte Museum at 4:00 pm
March 9thWatercolor + Wine Series every Thursday at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 4:30 pm
March 10thEggy Live At Crested Butte Public House at 9:00 pm
March 11th3/11 Ski Town Breakdown: Unplugged Presented By Mtn Dew live at Umbrella Bar at 1:00 pm
March 13thUncorked! Monthly Wine Class at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 5:30 pm
March 13thSnowball Express at the Majestic Theatre at 6:30 pm
March 15thJackie Greene Concert at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 8:00 pm
March 16thSpirits in the Mountains at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 5:30 pm
March 17thFloodgate Operators live at Crested Butte Public Ho at 9:00 pm
March 20thMt. Crested Butte Historic Pub Crawl at Mountaineer Square at 5:00 pm
March 24thField Trip With CBLT And Mountain Heritage Museum at 10:00 am
March 26thJam Class With Justin Leflar at Center for the Arts Crested Butte at 1:00 pm
March 29thRotary Club Speaker Series live at Elevation Hotel & Spa in the Matchstick Lounge at 7:45 am

Market Conditions

New listings are down 46%, and under-contracts are down 52%. Months supply of inventory is at 5 (if no new homes came on the market, in 5 months, inventory would be at zero). Our market has slowed, and the number of sales is down; some will say it’s the economy and rising rates, yet it’s hard to know the true story as our low inventory is undoubtedly playing a part. I do know that ever since Vail Resorts acquired Crested Butte’s ski resort, we have been found, and thousands have come to Crested Butte for the first time and fallen in love with our mountain and community. Tourism and real estate sales tend to go hand in hand. Increased tourism also leads to higher rental income making it more affordable to buy an investment property.

Crested Butte Inventory is shown below:

Vail Resorts Update

March Spring Break, here we go! The mountain is open from 9 am to 4 pm daily. Visit here for more info on Lift & Terrain openings and closures. So far, we have gotten 233” of snow this season, and more to come! The visitor forecast shows numbers steadily increasing this month. For more details, please visit the Gunnison Crested Butte Travel website. 
Please note…I have buddy passes that will expire at the end of the season. Please let me know if you are in town and want some of my buddy passes (reduced priced ski ticket)!

Want to get away from the crowds? Try some of these other winter activities!

Fat Biking: Fat bikes do very well on snow because of their wide footprint and extremely low tire pressure. Click HERE to view some of the most scenic Fat Bike trails in Crested Butte!

Nordic Skiing: Did you know that Crested Butte is the Nordic Skiing Capital of Colorado? Crested Butte offers plenty of Nordic Skiing Trails for you to explore! Find out more HERE.

Snowshoeing: Snowshoeing shares a lot of simplicity with hiking; a good pair of shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are all you really need. Tap HERE to view some of the best snowshoeing trails in Crested Butte.

Please visit our website to hear more about our market or see the latest inventory.

I hope you and your family are doing well. We are here for you anytime. Please call, email, or stop in!

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