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Bike Week 2015 Schedule

The Crested Butte Bike Week, sponsored by Oskar Blues Brewing, will be here before you know it. From the 25th to the 28th of June you can be apart of all kinds of mountain biking activities. Check out the schedule below:   Thursday, June 25: – Griggs Orthopedics’ is offering mountain biking clinics for all levels of […]

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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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Austin Ross Ski/Speedfly POV

Posted  May 28, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Canadian Austin Ross likes to play in the mountains.  Here is a quick 1-minute edit of some shots from his season. Austin Ross POV 14/15 Vol. 1 from Austin Ross on Vimeo.

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Oh Be Joyful Race Teaser

Posted  May 27, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

On Sunday, June 14th, the 2015 Immersion Research Oh Be Joyful Race will take place as part of the Gunnison River Festival.  Check out the teaser, put together by Matt Clark.  Should be a good time. Register now for the 2015 Immersion Research Oh Be Joyful Race from Matt Clark on Vimeo.

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Dave Sugnet: CBMR Park Laps

Posted  May 25, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Skier Dave Sugnet joined a crew from Polaris for a shoot for their RZR after the resort closed in April.  He and Scott Sowers made a little side edit with a GoPro4.  Nice work boys.  We’re stoked to see the commercial. The Day after CBMR closed we went up to shoot for a Polaris RZR […]

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Tim Swartz: Twisted Fool

Posted  May 20, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Jackson based athlete Tim Swartz put together a pretty sweet season edit.  Check it out.

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Hiroto Ogiwara’s Season Edit

Posted  May 15, 2015  by  Jeremy Moskowitz

This is Hiroto Ogiwara. He’s from Japan and he is an amazing snowboarder at only nine years old. Check out his 2014/15 season edit.

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Yurt Life

Posted  May 13, 2015  by  Jeremy Moskowitz

Have you ever considered living off the grid? Sean and Mollie Busby did just that in Whitefish, Montana. Besides living off the grid, the Busby’s wanted to live more sustainably and lessen their carbon footprint. They chose to settle in a yurt, so as you can imagine life isn’t the easiest. But that doesn’t stop […]

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Stevie Kremer: The Teacher

Posted  May 12, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

The marketing folks at Salomon Trail Running put together this awesome little edit, featuring Crested Butte’s own Stevie Kremer talking about running, teaching, and living in Crested Butte.  There are some awesome shots of our valley, and of Stevie killing it around the world.  Stevie Kremer is another reason why this town is so special.

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Pencil Sluff Lesson

Posted  May 12, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

My first trip down the Axtel’s Pencil Chute ended in a decently scary sluff lesson that I was super fortunate to ski out of.  It was a humbling reminder that the mountain is in charge out there.  Footage from April 27, 2015. Pencil Sluff Lesson from West Elk Project on Vimeo.

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Léo Taillefer Has ANOTHER GoPro Line of the Winter

Posted  May 9, 2015  by  2. Will Dujardin

We shared Léo Tailefer’s last GoPro Line of the Winter entry and it was so awesome the rest of the internet did, too. This one showcases so even more impressive skiing and he caps it off with a huge 3 amidst some melting out couloirs. Watch out for more from Léo Taillefer.

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Danny MacAskill Visits the Playboy Mansion

Posted  May 8, 2015  by  Jeremy Moskowitz

Scottish trials cyclist and Red Bull athlete Danny MacAskill got to ride all over the grounds of the Playboy Mansion plus hangout with some beautiful  playmates last summer. As per the behind the scenes video, Danny never thought that his bike would bring him places like this. This just inspires hope for all of us out there […]

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