Crested Butte (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

January is Military Appreciation Month in Crested Butte

Mt. Crested Butte, CO – Colorado’s Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is hosting Military Appreciation Month during January, as a way to thank all the service men and women in the United States Military with lodging and ski discounts for all active and retired military, their legal dependents and Department of Defense employees.

In addition, the resort has partnered with the Adaptive Sports Center’s Operation Rise and Conquer program, as well as the Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce.

Crested Butte (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)
Crested Butte (file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

CBMR is offering rooms at the Grand Lodge for $99 per night, along with $35 lift tickets. In addition, $2 of each lift ticket sold will be donated to the Operation Rise and Conquer program. Plus, along with the Adaptive Sports partnership, there will be $35 lessons for skiing or snowboarding.  Local businesses in the town of Mt. Crested Butte and Crested Butte will also offer discounts for military participants. Each participating business will post a “Welcome Military” sign in their front window.

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“The community is really excited to work together to show our appreciation for the people who serve our country,” states Scott Clarkson, vice president of marketing and sales for CBMR. “We are looking forward to this being the inaugural year and continuing it in years to come.”

Lodging is required to receive the military discounts and must be booked through Crested Butte Vacations by calling (877) 794-3307. Rooms and rates are subject to availability with blackout dates of January 1 – 3, 2016 and January 15 – 16, 2016.

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