image from flashes of the altai short film

image from flashes of the altai short film

The Adventurer

Perched at 8909’, the town of Crested Butte is your base camp for adventure. Come test out your agility on world-class biking trails in the place where mountain biking was founded. Take a hike and witness the beauty of the Alps of America. Or try your hand at fly-fishing in our pristine waters. Then continue the journey at night as you experience incredible films dedicated to the exploration of the great outdoors. The time is now, adventure awaits you.


Film Recommendations

Both Outdoor Adventure Programs, Narrative Shorts 2: Passports Please, Documentary Shorts 1: Pack your Bags, Sonita, The Land of the Enlightened


  • Bike parade kick-off & Opening night festivities. Thursday, September 29th from 4-6pm.

  • These films will inspire you. Join the Filmmaker Talk on Saturday, October 1st and October 2nd from11:45am-12:45pm to hear more from the makers themselves.

  • Bring your CB Film Festival Yeti rambler to our Filmmaker Talks and receive free Mountain Maid coffee. You can purchase your CB Film Festival Yeti Rambler at our Box Office or the Center for the Arts. 



  • Grab your bike and experience the birthplace of mountain biking first-hand on one of our challenging trails.

  • Make a great catch in the finest fly-fishing environment in the Rocky Mountains.

  • Sleep under the stars in one of our awesome camping locations.


Around Town:

  • After you leave our main theater, grab a cold six-pack Lagunitas Beer from Mountain Spirits Liquor Store to relax with by the fire.

  • If you need a place to sleep, visit the Nordic Inn for an authentic Crested Butte experience.