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Gunnison Valley Health Mountain Clinic

Urgent and Emergency Care in Mt. Crested Butte

Gunnison Valley Health, one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation*, offers emergency and urgent care in Mt. Crested Butte at 12 Snowmass Road, just below the base of the Silver Queen lift.


OPEN FOR THE WINTER SEASON (through Sunday, April 9, 2017) from 9 am to 5 pm, seven days a week

We serve all of the north end of the valley's sudden Emergency, Urgent Care, and Orthopedic Excellence needs. Walk-ins welcome. No appointment needed. Offering Oxygen Therapy, Routine Laboratory and Pharmaceuticals, and on-site X-Rays. Accepting all insurance. We can be reached at 970-349-0321 and are accessible by car, ski, bike, or bus.

The Mountain Clinic is the only State Licensed Community Clinic and Emergency Center in Gunnison County, as well as being certified by the Joint Commission. We provide medical control for the Crested Butte Professional Ski Patrol and summer Bike Patrol.

The GVH Mountain Clinic is under the medical direction of Joseph Yeakel, MD. Dr. Yeakel is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and has extensive experience with ski area medical services. In addition to a team of experienced Nurses and PAs, the Mountain Clinic receives orthopedic coverage from Rhett Griggs, MD from Griggs Orthopedics.


Formerly the Crested Butte Medical Center, our facility has been in operation for more than 40 years. Our clinic recently underwent an extensive upgrade including new and improved equipment, and we are proud to offer extended services and summer hours.

*an iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospital


Gunnison Valley Health Mountain Clinic
12 Snowmass Road, Axtel 100 | Crested Butte, CO 81224 | 970-349-0321