We have scoured the valley to fill your welcome and thank you baskets and bags with local products that have a relationship to this magical place locals fondly refer to as “The Butte.” Below is a sampling of some of the local products included in our various gift baskets and bags.
Camp 4 Coffee
Camp 4 is world-renowned as some of the best java in Colorado. Owners Al and Wythina Smith have kept Crested Butte locals awake and energized for decades at three local locations including Crested Butte, Mt. Crested Butte, and CB South. If you like coffee, you will love Camp 4 Coffee.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Who doesn’t like chocolate and this Colorado-based boutique chocolatier has an Elk Avenue presence. Include some delectable sweet chocolate as part of any welcome or thank you. CB Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Jackson’s Honest Potato Chips
These chips have been in the Academy Award’s goodie bags and were made famous by a Crested Butte family looking for a healthy snack for their child Jackson. Organic Non-GMO potato chips cooked in Coconut Oil: ingredients with purpose from a family on a mission. They’re gluten-free, paleo-friendly, vegan, and kosher. jacksonshonest.com
Flashflight discs and Spotlit
Developed by local inventor Jeff Scott the Flashflight Jr. LED disc will keep you entertained after the sun goes down. Jeff specializes in ‘light up’ products and is based in the Idea Lab located at Fourth and Belleview. The Spotlit is a perfect touch to make your group light up and stand out. We also utilize some of Jeff’s other products in our baskets including the doohickey and S-Biner.
Colorado Real Soap Company products by Val Jaquith
Val and her Colorado Real Soap Company specialize in safe, natural, and pure products. We include her mineral immersion bath salts in our spa and bridesmaid bags. Relax. coloradorealsoap.com
Developed by Dr. Roanne Houck who grew up here and came up with the idea of Acli-mate to help her visiting friends and family adjust to the high mountain altitude. Used as an energy and altitude supplement, Acli-mate has key ingredients to help aid in acclimatization to high altitude.
Marchitelli’s Gourmet Noodle pasta sauce
Owner Michael Marchitelli has made up and jarred some of the tastiest of his premium pasta sauces. Named after his kids, try Nico’s hot sausage or Dante’s ground beef red sauces. marchitellisgourmetnoodle.com
Rocky Mountain Trees and Landscaping Wildflower Seeds
Long after you leave this magical valley you can remember the color of the mountains with a packet of local wildflower seeds. Spread the color back home and enjoy a feast of color and scent from the high mountains of Crested Butte. Rockymountaintrees.com.
Yee Haw Pickle Co.
Their pickles are hand-cut, hand packed and processed using traditional pickling techniques. No artificial preservatives, color additives or refined sugar. You won’t find a better pickle. yeehawpickles.com
Jamie Watt’s Jerky is something that once you try, you’ll be begging for more. Using local elk meat, Jamie has perfected the flavor and it is the perfect snack on a hike or bike around the Crested Butte backcountry. Jamiesjerky.com
Distilled on Elk Avenue, this boutique rum has been honored with awards around the country. Montanya’s tasting room is a popular stop in Crested Butte and their crafted drink blends will delight your guests. Montanyarum.com
Jingles is the world famous cat that adopted the Crested Butte True Value. And he has his own water brand. Featured on TV and in magazines around the world, the town throws an annual birthday party each May for Crested Butte’s most famous feline.
Crested Butte lip balm and hand lotion
If you have been to Crested Butte you know that humidity is not an issue. So replenish your lips and skin with Crested Butte lotions.
Rose of Wellness body care products
Briana Rose Wiles of Gunnison offers a variety of homemade organic & wild-crafted herbal body care products. She has found a passion for wild-crafting medicine and foraging for wild edibles here in the Gunnison Valley of Colorado. This valley is blessed with an abundance of natural healing plants right outside our doorsteps. We feature Briana’s hydrosol face mist, lotion and sunscreen.
Colorado Tea Company
Hailey and Cara, both natives of Colorado, met in 2017 while working at a tea shop in Crested Butte. They founded Colorado Tea Company in 2019, specializing in organic and unique tea blends, but also appreciating the pureness of a single-origin tea. They combine their active and healthy lifestyles with their love for tea. They try to find a tea that accompanies whatever they may find themselves doing in their mountain town.
Marmalade / Jams from Barbie Hay
Local artist and cook extraordinaire makes these small-batch marmalades and jams from scratch. Nothing better than her special blends on a fresh piece of bread!