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FWQ Series Concludes at Kicking Horse: Durtschi Wins Overall Ski Title

The final stop of the Freeride World Qualifier series wrapped up this weekend at Wrangle the Chute up on Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in British Colombia. Western State Colorado University freshman Max Durtschi secured the overall Americas title with a third place finish. In a season marred by low snow totals and event cancellations, Wrangle […]

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Francesca Pavillard Cain Takes 3rd at Haines FWT

Crested Butte’s own Francesca Pavillard Cain has earned herself another podium finish this season.  This time, Francesca opened the competition in Haines with a solid run, good enough for third, behind Silvia Moser and Eva Walkner.   Francesca will wrap the season up in Verbier on the famed Bec des Roses, where she is currently […]

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Freeride World Tour Qualifier Wraps Up At CBMR

We are not going to sugar coat this one.  The Freeride World Tour Qualifier took place at CBMR this weekend, on some of the worst snow conditions for a freeride event ever.  Warm temperatures and minimal snowfall prevented CB Ski Patrol from ever opening any terrain past Million Dollar Highway, so all of the better […]

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CBMST Defends CBMR on the Podium at IFSA National

This past weekend came and went in a flash, and if you didn’t notice the scores of junior freeride athletes terrorizing the Hawk’s Nest and Headwall over the weekend then you were missing out.  The bar of possibility was once again raised at CBMR as ski clubs from the western US descended on Crested Butte. […]

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Teo Two Drone Edit

For a moment, it didn’t look like it would happen.  But then we received four feet of snow, and Teocalli Two opened for the first time ever.  The terrain is amazing, and includes a cliffed out pillow zone that is very atypical of the terrain at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  Trevor Bona used the latest […]


 
 

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Footage From Everest Earthquake Avalanche

Posted  April 26, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

The earthquakes that devastated Nepal caused an a fatal avalanche on at base camp on Mt. Everest.  German climber Jost Kobusch had his camera rolling for the earthquake, which captured the terror when the avalanche debris reached base camp. 

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Ski Town Homelessness

Posted  April 26, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Postcards from Paradise is a 14 minute proposal for a full length documentary that seeks to examine the employee housing crisis in the resort town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  The problem of low income housing is a problem faced by ski communities all over, especially here in Crested Butte.  The amount of houses are limited, and […]

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Chilean Volcano Eruption

Posted  April 25, 2015  by  Jeremy Moskowitz

Hiker captures the moment when a volcano in Chile erupts. 

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Cutties & Couloirs

Posted  April 24, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Skiing and fly fishing go hand in hand.  Although very different, the emotions and feelings they bring out are quite similar.  Spring in the mountains, when the rivers are melted out but the snow still on the ground, is a special time. Find Your Water: Season 1, Episode 2: Cutties & Couloirs from Redingtongear on […]

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Chris Sharma Does It Agian

Posted  April 23, 2015  by  Jeremy Moskowitz

On March seventh, Chris Sharma made the first ascent of El Bon Combat in a little known climbing area outside of Barcelona, Spain. This new route is rated 5.15b/c, once again proving that Sharma is still at the top of his game.

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Sean Pettit: Japan Teaser

Posted  April 23, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Sean Pettit and the Super Proof crew have been traveling the globe chasing pow and filming for their fall project, The Masquerade. The is webisode one of a series that will give glimpses into the Sean’s winter.  Stay tuned for more, as rumor has it the Super Proof squad were in town in March filming out […]

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Calbuco Volcano Eruption [video]

Posted  April 23, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Chile’s Calbuco Volcano erupted twice in a few hours, forcing over four thousand Chileans near Puerto Montt to evacuate.  For more information and photos, visit  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-32425370

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Happy Earth Day

Posted  April 22, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Matt Clark and friends know how to make the best of all nature has to offer.  Check out his Earth Day highlight reel from his adventures in the Gunnison area and beyond. Happy Earth Day from Matt Clarke on Vimeo.

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Robbie V: Redwell and 4/20 Townie Takeover

Posted  April 22, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Spring offseason in Crested Butte is great.  Town is empty, and the backcountry goes off.  Throw in the 4/20 Townie Takeover, and you’re in for a pretty stellar day. 

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Frank Highlights from Alta

Posted  April 22, 2015  by  2. Will Dujardin

The 53rd Frank Memorial Ski Classic highlights from last Sunday.  One of the best days to ski out there. Check out earlier highlights here and here.

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