Past Events

Summer Celebration Dinner 2019


Join us Saturday evening, July 6th, to enjoy incredible scenery, delicious food, and mingle with friends and neighbors who are passionate about protecting the clean water and pristine land of the Gunnison Valley. This year the dinner will be held at 132 Meadow Dr., Trappers Crossing, at the top of Old Kebler Pass (same as...


Snodgrass Mountain Marvels

Depot 716 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Join Crested Butte Land Trust staff for a gentle but informative hike on the Snodgrass Trail. Access to this trail was secured by the Land Trust in 2015, when they protected 108 acres of Snodgrass Mountain’s eastern flank. We will discuss the variation of wildflowers found in the meadows and learn about local land conservation...

Irwin Past and Present

Depot 716 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Accompany the Crested Butte Land Trust to learn about Irwin’s spectacular blooms, booms, and busts!

The Glacial History of the Upper Valley and Meridian (Long) Lake

4-Way Stop 601 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Photo Credit: Gene Cordes Join Land Trust staff and Bruce Bartleson on a tour of the Upper Gunnison Valley as he shares his knowledge of the glacial geology that formed some of our most memorable places. Bruce is a long time Western Colorado University Professor of Geology, and a crowd favorite for his memorable lectures!...

A Lesson in Nature Photography

4-Way Stop 601 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

With our conserved lands as the backdrop, join local photographer John Holder in a lesson on nature photography. Ever wondered what lens to use, or how to let the photo subject pop from its background? John has the answers! Logistics: Meet at the 4-way stop to carpool to John’s preferred shot locations in the Slate River...

Jim Gebhart Memorial Overlook Ribbon Cutting

Jim Gebhart Memorial Overlook Mt. Crested Butte Rec Path

Come celebrate the memory of a  conservation icon and the opening of the Jim Gebhart Memorial Overlook Saturday August 10th at 4pm. The Overlook is located along the Rec Path on the Robinson Parcel, midway between the towns of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte. We'll have light refreshments and you'll have a chance to...

The Intersection of Trails and Conservation

4-Way Stop 601 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Join the Land Trust and Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association for an easy-going ride. From Rainbow Park, we’ll start up the Rec Path and continue to the Lupine Trail, ending with the Lower Loop. We’ll stop along the way to discuss what goes into planning and building new trails and how we balance recreation and...

What it Takes to Keep Working Ranchlands Working

Join the Land Trust and third generation Gunnison Valley agricultural operator Rudy Rozman for a trip to the Robinson Parcel. Where Rudy will share his experience of caring for the hay meadows on the property, and what the agricultural stewardship means to the future of ranching in Crested Butte.

Disaster+Travel+Wilderness First Aid (dtWFA) Certification Course

Western Colorado University 1 Western Way, Gunison

We are partnering with MEDIC SOLO Disaster + Wilderness Medical School to help bring their highly-renowned Disaster + Travel + Wilderness First Aid (dtWFA) certification course to neighboring Gunnison, CO on October 26-27, 2019. Their stimulating, hands-on 2-day wilderness first aid course includes classroom instruction and Q&A interwoven with practical work and problem-solving exercises, and is invaluable to...


Yoga at Magic Meadows Yurt

Magic Meadows Yurt

Join our Thrive Yoga teachers for a ski through paradise to the Magic Meadows Yurt followed by a fireside yoga practice.  All proceeds go to CB Nordic & the Crested Butte Land Trust. Save your spot: using MINDBODY or Flyer Yoga at Yurt