Crested Butte, Colorado in the fall
|Elevation||12,168 ft (3,709 m)|
|Prominence||2,582 ft (787 m)|
|Isolation||4.65 mi (7.48 km)|
|Listing||Colorado prominent summits|
|Location||Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
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.
- Rocky Mountains
- The elevation of Crested Butte includes an adjustment of +1.940 m (+6.36 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
- "Crested Butte, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
- "Crested Butte". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
- Climate Summary for Crested Butte
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