Our Services

Gunnison Valley Health Mountain Clinic

  • Certified Urgent Care Center

  • State Licensed Community Clinic and Emergency Center


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

The GVH Mountain Clinic is now open for the Winter Season.

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. We accept all insurance and can be reached at 970-349-0321. The Mountain Clinic is conveniently located at the base of Crested Butte Ski Area and is accessible by car, ski, bike, or bus.

The GVH Mountain Clinic, a certified Urgent Care Center, 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 gO Orthopedics.


Formerly the Crested Butte Medical Center, our facility has been in operation for more than 40 years and recently received an extensive upgrade including equipment updates and improvements. We are open whenever the lifts are running at Crested Butte Mountain Resort throughout the winter and summer seasons.


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