9:00am-5:00pm Daily



  • Lake Irwin

    Alpine Lake Flat Water Paddling

  • Slate River

    Fun & Easy River Float.

  • Blue Mesa

    Largest Lake & Salmon Fishery in Colorado

Float-Shack is Crested Butte’s Premier Stand Up Paddle Board & Float Tube Rentals


322 Belleview Ave., Suite 204, Crested Butte, CO 81224


Free Delivery Available in Crested Butte!

We offer premium inflatable stand up paddle boards & river float tubes from NRS.

Brand NEW rental fleet – Summer 2017 – Youth specific SUP, We have 4” & 6” Inflatable SUP, River/ Wave Riders and Fitness/ Yoga Lake SUP too.

What we offer:

Float-Shack Complete Stand Up Paddle Board Package:

-NRS inflatable paddle board with fins, adjustable SUP paddle, PFD.
(Pump and backpack are available)

Float-Shack Complete River Float Tube Package”

-NRS Big River Float Tube and PDF

We provide all necessary straps for securing SUP to your vehicle.  No racks, no problem, we also offer shuttle services to many locations.

Dry bags are available to keep your personal items dry and safe!

What to bring: Camera, sunscreen, hydration and snacks, towel, water shoes, wet suit or other cold water immersion clothes (Spring only), sun glasses with safety strap and a great attitude for the day!

The Float-Shack will provide all straps and instruction to safely attach the stand up paddle boards to your vehicle.  Our SUP paddles break down for easy transport.

Call the Float-Shack at (970) 209-9747 or BOOK HERE to make a reservation.

We have several 1/2 day and full day SUP rental options and areas to float.

The Float-Shack Crested Butte, CO is very passionate about stand up paddle boarding and will offer their extensive knowledge of the Crested Butte and Gunnison areas.  We are known to leak all of our best kept secrets on paddle boarding in Crested Butte.

Lake Irwin offers placid alpine lake adventures, great fishing and camping too.

The Slate River works it way around Crested Butte, just east of the mountain face.  The two sections offer great scenery on swift flat water, no whitewater.

Gunnison offers the Blue Mesa, the largest body of water in Colorado and some spectacular SUP paddling areas.

Give the Float-Shack a call now at (970) 209-9747 and let us help create the perfect stand up paddle boarding adventure for you and your crew.


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  • NRS Adventurer Inflatable SUP Board

    The 12'6" NRS Adventurer Inflatable SUP Board is the best choice for paddlers looking to go farther and do more. You get the paddling efficiency, features and load capacity you need for longer day trips and overnighters

  • NRS Earl 4 Inflatable SUP Board

    Built for efficient paddling and smooth turning, the 10'6" NRS Earl 4 Inflatable SUP Board gives you a sleek, swift ride for flatwater, rivers and waves

  • NRS Tyrant 4 Inflatable SUP Board

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  • NRS Youth Jester Inflatable SUP Board

    Youths and smaller adults who find the performance of conventionally sized SUPs lacking will enjoy the NRS Jester Inflatable SUP's reduced air volume and narrower width.


Abbie from Texas

My family and I had an excellent time paddle boarding with the Float Shack. Irwin Lake is beautiful. The mountain peaks surround the lake. Our rentals were terrific. The staff was great. Got us up and going fast. We will be back!


SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board)
  • Full Day – $55,
  • Morning – $34,
  • Afternoon – $40,
  • Evening – $18,
  • Overnight – $75
  • Full Day – $24
  • Overnight – $30
  • 2 Hour Rental – $30
    2 Hour Lesson & Rental – $65
  • 4 Hour Rental – $50
    4 Hour Lesson & Rental – $120
  • 8 Hour Rental – $80
    24 Hour Rental – $125

Helmet, Wrist Guards, Knee & Elbow Pads included with every package.

Rentals TIME


    9:00AM - 5:00PM

  • ½ Day – Morning

    9:00am – 1:00pm

  • ½ Day – Afternoon

    1:00pm – 5:00pm

  • Evening

    5:00pm – 8:00pm

  • Overnight

    9:00am – 9:00am next day