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Crested Butte Colorado | Crested Butte Ski Map | by James Niehues
Crested Butte Colorado | Crested Butte Ski Map | by James Niehues

Crested Butte

Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Crested Butte, Colorado

Painted in 1991

Crested Butte Ski Area

Location: Gunnison County, Colorado, USA

Nearest city: Crested Butte, Colorado

Coordinates: 38°53′59″N 106°57′54″W

Top elevation: 12,170 feet (3,710 m)

Base elevation: 9,115 feet (2,778 m)

Skiable area: 1,547 acres (6.26 km2)

Runs: 121 23% beginner 57% intermediate 20% advanced/expert

Longest run: 2.6 miles (4.2 km); Peak to Treasury

Lift system: 16 (4 high-speed quad chairs, 2 quad chair, 2 triple chairs, 3 double chairs, 3 surface lifts, 2 Magic Carpets)

Terrain parks: 2

Snowfall: 300 inches (7.6 m) per year

Snowmaking: 282 acres (1.14 km2)

"The 'Rembrandt of snow' has published a hefty coffee table book with a collection of nearly all of his hand-painted maps."

Timeless art for your home

Hand-painted maps require the best reproduction process available. Each illustration starts with a high resolution digital scan. It is then printed on museum quality cotton paper using the latest HDR ink-jet technology.

Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.