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Local Shopping & Rentals

Strolling down Elk Avenue in Crested Butte, Colorado is like stepping back in time. Here you will find everything from a shiny new pair of skies to boutiques. From intimate bookstores, specialty cookware & art galleries to sporting goods & clothing. Enjoy all of the options this mountain town has to offer.


With so many beautiful vistas to inspire, it’s no wonder that our local artists in Gunnison County are highly productive. Our local art galleries are stocked to the brim with stunning works of art for you to take home as remembrances from your trip or to give as gifts to those who were unable to come with you.


Local stores below have been categorized below to make it easier to find what you're looking for!


CB Mountain Outfitters


Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area, Slopeside Treasury Center


This slope side location makes it easy to get the most out of your mountain vacation. Find the must have’s this season from Kühl, Camelbak and Dakine.  We can outfit you year round in their “Endless Winter” section where style meets savings. Come in to see their friendly staff along with their extensive selection of authentic logo apparel for the entire family!


Open Daily 8:30 am - 5:30 pm




Thin Air Sports


Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area, Lodge at Mountaineer Square Courtyard


This boutique features quality brands from Mammut, Lolë, Ibex, Kühl and Oakley. They are knowledgeable, friendly and ready to help you find the ideal clothing and accessories for all of your adventures.


Open Daily 9 am - 5:30 pm







Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area, Grand Lodge


Logo’d is your convenient satellite shop for authentic logo wear, souvenirs and gifts. Forget anything at home? We’ve got you covered! It’s the perfect place to pick up items such as swimsuits and sundries.


Open Daily 8 am – 12 pm and 3 pm – 6 pm




Chopwood Mercantile


120 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Chopwood Mercantile was inspired through the motto ' Live your Passion' We are bringing the concept of a 'public house' to outdoor retail. Strike a conversation and share passion for living life, no matter what your passion is. Brands we love : Patagonia, Icebreaker, Skratch Labs, Cycledog, Mission Workshop, Acre Supply, Kitsbow, Badfish Stand Up Paddle Boards, Conscious Camper, Hydro Flask, Colorado Real Soap Company




Alley Hats


318 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Alley Hats is a Hat and accessories shop in Crested Butte that is dedicated to bringing you the best in headwear for here and beyond. They carry hats, scarves and other assorted fun items




Casa Bella


321 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Specialize in kitchen, bed, and bath products. Casa Bella carries beautiful, rustic home décor; gifts; accessories; gift baskets; elegant linens for entertaining; candles to set a nice, warm ambiance; and wonderfully scented French soaps. bedding lines include Scandia Down, Peacock Alley, Bella Notte, Pine Cone Hill, Pillow Talk and Sferra.




Mountain Tops


306 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Offers high quality Crested Butte t-shirts and gifts to remember your trip. Mountain Tops was established in 1976 as a custom T-shirt screen-printing shop. We are a family owned and operated business. Over the last four decades we have transitioned from custom screen-printing, and now focus entirely on T-shirts and resort wear. We have been in their current location since 1984. In 2000 we built a larger building for their store and received an environmental sustainability award from their town. We are known for always having a very friendly shop dog, currently we have Yogi. He is the fourth shop dog to reside here over the last 37 years. The other three were Moose, Trapper, and Morty.



Gypsy Wagon


506 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Funky home furnishings, kitchy gifts, handmade jewelry, unique accessories and easy boho-cowgirl fashions. 



Retail Therapy


510 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Retail Therapy offers a selection of unique clothing and accessories. Come see boutique style at affordable prices at Retail Therapy located near the Four Way Stop.




Mountain Tails


510 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Mountain Tails located in Crested Butte's historic downtown is a favorite of animal lovers. With gourmet pet treats, toys, food and much more for browsing, find accessories and bowls as well as dog and cat treats for your favorite pet.




Pfisters- Handworks


302 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Go to Handworks to find a large selection of art supplies, cards, souvenirs, and more. Located upstairs at 3rd and Elk Avenue.






310 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Lavish is an exciting boutique that has jewelry, hats, accessories, and more.



Milky Way


310 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Milky Way is a one-of-a-kind boutique that has been bringing style into Crested Butte for over 12 years. Offering contemporary clothing, jewelry, lingerie and gifts with a temptation that will send you to the moon and back again.




Paradox Footwear


428 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Looking for a new pair of kicks? Paradox Footwear carries all of your favorite brands from Keen, Columbia, and Sorel, to Smartwool socks. Find a fashionable pair of shoes downtown on Elk Avenue.




Pooh's Corner


302 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


Pooh's Corner is the place to go if you are looking for something for any child. From fun toys and games, to children's clothing and stuffed animals, Pooh's Corner has everything kids want.




Shades of Crested Butte


304 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


With the sun as bright as it is at high elevation, everyone needs a pair of sunglasses. From fashionable to sporty, Shades of Crested Butte is where you will find the largest selection of sunglasses in town.




The Mountain Store


201 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte


For all of your outdoor and relaxation clothing needs, find the Mountain Store on Elk Avenue. From casual to outdoor, this is the place to find some fashionable goods.

Townie Books


327 Elk Avenue Crested Butte


Looking for a good book? Townie Books offers a wide range of novels, mystery, and children's books. Stop by to find a book that will keep you entertained.

Dragonfly Anglers


307 Elk Avenue Crested Butte


Find Crested Butte's oldest and only year round fishing guide service downtown. Selling fishing equipment, hats, t-shirts, gifts, maps and guidebooks, Dragonfly Anglers suits all of your fishing needs.


Ice Mountain Jewelry


311 Sixth Street, Crested Butte

Make Ice Mountain Jewelry your first stop for all sorts of jewels. From fine jewelry for any budget, diamond rings, and western oil painting and art glass, find it at Ice Mountain Jewelry.

Zacchariah Zypp & Co.


311 Elk Avenue Crested Butte


Zacchariah Zypp & Co. is a jewelry retailer and gift shop specialist located in downtown Crested Butte. From silver, Native American jewelry, and hand wrought jewelry to gemstones, gold, diamonds, and copper, find it all at Zacchariah Zypp.

Ski / Bike Rental



419 Sixth Street, Crested Butte


For all of your telemark and backcountry needs, check out the Alpineer. The Alpineer also has cross-country and alpine skiing equipment and rentals. If you want to go on a snowshoe adventure, stop in to rent some gear and find a trail map.

Big Al's Bicycle Heaven


207 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Locally owned premier full-service bike shop. Everyone wants to know… who is Big Al? Well, Big Al does exist, she (yes, she) is the owner of the shop and can often be seen outside giving trail recommendations at the big map. But Big Al is not the only one running this show, it’s the Big Al’s Crew that makes this shop what it is. At Big Al’s you will find a group of people who love bikes and who can’t wait to show you what Crested Butte is all about. Yes, at Big Al’s… they know because they ride.



Butte & Co.


Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area


Butte & Co. is a family owned ski shop offering 29 years of service in ski equipment rentals, clothing, and rentals. Also visit the location in town at 202 Elk Avenue.


Camp CB


Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area

Camp CB is located slope side next to the Silver Queen Lift. This one stop shop offers everything from purchasing lift tickets, signing up for ski school, and renting kids’ ski and snowboard gear. This location carries everything your little shredder will need to have a fun day on the slopes. Don’t worry parents we offer a small selection of accessories for you as well.


Hours of Operation: 8 am - 4 pm Daily


Sales Desk Hours: Closed for the 2016/2017 Season. Lessons may be purchased at the Adventure Center.

Flatiron Sports


Crested Butte Mountain Resort Base Area


Flatiron Sports is a locally-owned full service ski and snowboard shop. Located near the base area, Flatiron Sports is a one-stop-shop for all your ski and snowboard gear.

CB Sports


Evergreen Condos, Mt. Crested Butte


Crested Butte Sports rents, repairs, and sells ski, snowboard, and snowshoe equipment. Come by for a custom boot fitting.

Market / Liquor

Acme Liquor


510 Belleview Avenue, Crested Butte


Huge selection of beer, wine and liquor. 

Clark's Market


500 Bellview Avenue, Crested Butte

Local Grocery Store

Mountain Spirits


220 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte

Mountain Earth Organic Grocer


405 Fourth Street, Crested Butte

The Wine House


301 6th Street, Crested Butte


True Value Hardware


608 Sixth Street Crested Butte

If you need to make repairs to your condo, or just need batteries, True Value has what you are looking for. Located on Hwy. 135 as you come into town, True Value always comes in handy.

Special thank you to Crested Butte Mountain Resort for information.

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