Preferred Vendors​

Local Attractions & Things To Do We Recommend

Start planning your activities as soon as you've confirmed your reservation at Elevation Hotel & Spa! Whether you're looking for a thrill-seeking adventure or family-friendly fun, our preferred vendors have you covered. When you're ready to book an adventure, simply contact our concierge service – and we'll schedule it for you right away. The most convenient part of our concierge service is that upon receiving booking confirmation, we'll simply add it to your hotel bill. We guarantee you’ll have a blast with any of our preferred vendors.

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Alpine Express specializes in transportation to and from the Gunnison/Crested Butte Airport and the Montrose Airport to the towns of Mt Crested Butte, Crested Butte, Gunnison, and outlying areas. We offer shared ride airport shuttles and private charters for individuals and groups for the Gunnison/Montrose Airports and Crested Butte area.

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Book a full day trip on the Taylor River with us and get 10% off your trip. Your full day trip will include a riverside lunch, a wetsuit, and everything you need to have a fun day on the Taylor River! Shorter trips available- just call! We are just a 30 minute drive from the Elevation hotel.

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Three Rivers Outfitting

Three Rivers Outfitting is a wonderful Rocky Mountain destination ideally located between Gunnison and Crested Butte on the Taylor River. We offer the most experienced guides in the valley for rafting, fishing, and kayaking.

Dolly's Mountain Shuttle

Dolly's Mountain Shuttle provides door-to-door service to and from the Gunnison/Crested Butte Airport. Your private shuttle includes complimentary stops at the liquor and/or grocery store in Gunnison. Dolly's also offers prearranged dinner shuttles and transportation to and from the local trail heads.

The Adaptive Sports Center (ASC)

The Adaptive Sports Center (ASC) has provided life-enhancing outdoor recreation to people with disabilities and their families since 1987. This summer we offer the following activities: mountain biking, handcycling (on-road and off-road), whitewater rafting (one-day and multi-day trips), canoeing, open water kayaking, sailing on Blue Mesa, hiking, camping, rock climbing, horseback riding, and our challenge course.

Fantasy Ranch Horseback Adventures

Fantasy Ranch Horseback Adventures offers a variety of horseback riding adventures through the mountains and valleys of the Colorado back-country. Our specialty is trail rides through the areas of the West Elk Wilderness, the Raggeds Wilderness, and the Maroon Bells Wilderness. Our experienced wranglers and animals can show you the time of your life! 

Action Adventure Rentals

Action Adventure Rentals provides hourly, half-day and full-day guided snowmobile tours with authorized Forest Service outfitters in the Gunnison National Forest. Experienced tour guides will show you the Colorado backcountry from the comfort of your own snowmobile.

The Trailhead

The Trailhead - where playful adventures begin! Spend a day at the Museum exploring exhibits such as Garden to Grocery, Space Corner, The Dig Pit, Pirate's Ship, Music Garden, and the Art Bar. You can also enroll the little ones in our many art and science summer camps available for ages 1-12.

CB MacTrout

C B MacTrout provides guided fly fishing in Gunnison, Crested Butte, Colorado, Fish Gunnison, Fish Crested Butte, Float Fish the Gunnison, Walk Wade the East River, Taylor River, Gunnison River, Brush Creek, Cochetopa Creek, and Saguache Creek. Whatever fishing adventure you have in mind, C B MacTrout can provide it.

Sawbuck Outfitters

Sawbuck Outfitters provides a Colorado wilderness horseback adventure to remember! We have been providing Colorado horseback adventures and outfitting for over 10 years, including horseback retreats, trail rides, horseback riding workshops, elk hunting, outfitting, guided hunts, drop camps, and customized Colorado wilderness horseback adventures.

Gunnison River Expeditions

Gunnison River Expeditions, the most experienced fly fishing outfitter in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, offers multi-day float fishing trips, whitewater trips, and walk/wade trips in the Gold Medal Waters of the Gunnison Gorge.

Mountain Mobile Training

Tim, the owner of Mountain Mobile Training, has been studying fitness for 25 years and completed Ben Greenfield’s Superhuman Coaching program in 2013. His training philosophy is simple, and he constantly updates his techniques with proven cutting-edge scientific research. His methods will optimize performance, fat loss, recovery, brain health, sleep, and hormone levels.


Take care of everything you need during your Crested Butte experience in one place. Private transportation, grocery delivery, gift baskets, and event planning are just a few ways to help you make the most of your time in Crested Butte. Call on Specialty Services the next time you're in Crested Butte because you deserve the best!