Crested Butte, Colorado in the fall
|Elevation||12,168 ft (3,709 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,582 ft (787 m)|
|Location||Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Gothic|
Crested Butte, elevation 12,168 ft (3,709 m), is a summit in the Elk Mountains of western U.S. Colorado. The butte is just east of the town of Crested Butte in Gunnison County. Ski lifts and runs of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort occupy the north side of the mountain.
Climate type is dominated by the winter season, a long, bitterly cold period with short, clear days, relatively little precipitation mostly in the form of snow, and low humidity.
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