The Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team finished their season at the 2014 IFSA North American Championships at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort in Utah this past weekend. Ten team members out of 12 qualified and 9 attended, saying a lot about our little program considering about half of all IFSA members were invited. It was [...]
Another season is over and in the books here in Crested Butte. No it’s not the end of winter. The backcountry is going off right now. It will snow again, and Facebook and Instagram will blow up with pictures and status updates such as “SNOW!! WOOOOO!!!” or “WTF?!?! It’s snowing in May. OVER IT.” However, [...]
The 2014 ski season came to a close at Crested Butte Mountain Resort with the annual Pond Skim/Slush Huck. Lydia Stern was there to capture the action. Check out the full gallery here, with photos available for purchase. You can find the highlight video here.
The Snowblade Extremes went down on Crested Butte’s famed Headwall venue Sunday. Last year’s champion Ben Blackwood showed why he is a snowblade master, claiming victory once again. Non Native’s Jimbo Webb took the Sickbird, front flipping at the bottom of the venue. The comp was followed by an afternoon of charging all over the [...]
Well, you can officially put the 2014 West Elk Project Vision Quest in the books. We held a fan vote over on our Facebook page and the athletes voted together for the “Stand Out Athlete” award. Congratulations goes to Team BOB for rocking the fan vote and taking home a $1000. Another congratulations goes out [...]
Alta had it’s first series of closing weekends last Sunday and Frank’s went off. If you don’t know what Frank’s is, think a stunt show combined with classic 80′s and 90′s flare and the Little Cottonwood Canyon’s best local skiers throwing down for your spectating pleasure. The results are fantastic so check out the highlight [...]
Are your skiing cravings no where near fulfilled? Then check out Beartooth Basin, Montana. Located 23 miles outside Red Lodge, Beartooth Basin was orignally started by Austrians as a summer training area. Today, the area operates two t-bars that access 1000 feet of terrain featuring both steeps and park. It’s enough that every year, the [...]
The rumors are true, and there might be snow on the way this weekend! Your 2013-14 pass will work this weekend for a limited Silver Queen opening on Saturday and Sunday (April 26-27) from 10 AM to 5 PM! If you don’t a season pass, lift tickets will be $20 for 13+ and $10 for [...]
At the age of 60, Neal Unger has found his passion. Skateboarding is not only a good time, but teaches Unger how to “experience the most interesting parts of my mind” and apply that to his every day life. ”How old can I get but still act young?” Keep ripping Neal.
Description from Red Bull: Learn more about the project here: http://win.gs/1lxRNQQ Brandon Semenuk’s RAD COMPANY pushes the limits of freeride mountain biking and showcases the skills and passion that make him one of the most versatile and explosive riders on the planet. Brandon handpicked the crew of riders for this film who drive and inspire him [...]
One of the big draws to the Western State Colorado University Mountain Sports Team is the terrain that Crested Butte has to offer. Alaska native Peter Noon and Snowmass native Tim Burr, both freshmen, have enjoyed themselves, learning new zones and pushing their limits. Mountain Sports Media member Mason Strehl was there to capture the [...]