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CBMST Wraps up Freeride Season at IFSA NORAM Champs at Snowbird

After a busy competition season, the IFSA Junior North American Freeride Championships went down at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Utah last week with U12, 12-14, and 15-18 year old divisions represented in skiing and snowboarding. Between U12 athletes and the comp team, 16 athletes represented the CBMST and the local independent shredder brothers […]

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CBMST Throws Down at Snowbird, Vail, and Freeride Junior World Championships

The March madness marathon wound down for local freeride athletes last weekend after events at Snowbird, Vail, and even Kappl, Austria. It was a whirlwind of a month after a weak snow year in the Rocky Mountains had events cancelled and postponed till March. But even with low snow and subpar conditions on the steeps […]

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CBMR Partners with Vail Resorts Epic Pass

In breaking news to today, CBMR and the other Triple Peaks resorts, Okemo and Mount Sunapee, have formed a partnership with the Epic Pass.  The Vail Resorts-owned super pass includes 14 Vail Resorts-owned locations and a myriad of partnership resorts around the world.  This specific partnership includes 7 days at CBMR for Epic Pass holders and […]

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CBMST Freeride Starts IFSA Season Firing

The Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team started firing right out of the gate this competition season in the IFSA Junior Series with victories and strong results at Jackson Hole, Aspen, Winter Park, and Squaw Valley. Above Photo: Jon Clay Patterson and Carson Hildebrandt go 1-2 in the 15-18 Ski Men at the Squaw Valley National. […]

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Aaron Blunck Qualifies 1st, Finals Wednesday

Crested Butte Olympian Aaron Blunck took 1st place in the Olympic Qualifier last night in PyeongChang, securing a spot in the 12 man final. “So unbelievable hyped to qualify for the finals at the Olympics…Gunna be a fun one,” Blunck wrote on his Instagram after the event. Coverage of the Halfpipe Final will begin on NBCOlympics.com […]


 
 

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You Just Moved Here: 5 Tips for Living in Our Ski Town

Posted  November 5, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Photo: Trent Bona | Welcome to the coolest place in Colorado.  The mountains are incredible.  The weather is amazing.  The town rocks.  Here are a few guidelines to living and riding here.   1. You don’t always have to talk about skiing and riding. I’m glad you had an epic day. If today’s powder made for […]

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Community Profile: Ashley Bembenek

Posted  September 24, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Ashley Bembenek is poised to make a big splash in the world of women’s freeskiing this coming winter.   The 27 year-old from Eden, Utah has lived in a variety of places before finally landing in Crested Butte in 2010, when she began a job with the National Park Service at Blue Mesa and Black Canyon. […]

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West Elk ripper Chris Jefferson makes it across on a monoski at the 2012 Pond Skim.
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Adaptive Athlete Sitskis the Pondskim

Posted  April 10, 2012  by  3. Trent Bona

Grand Junction based-athlete and Crested Butte Adaptive Sports Center participant, Chris Jefferson, successfully crossed the Slush Huck Pond Skim on a monoski last Saturday in front of an ecstatic crowd. The biggest cheers of the afternoon came for Jefferson, a paratrooper veteran.  Left is a composite photograph and below is his POV of the skim. Hell yeah from the […]

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You Just Moved Here (And You are a Woman): 5 Tips for Living in Our Ski Town

Posted  November 9, 2012  by  6. Ski Bumette

While our original 5 Tips for Living in our Ski Town was a little more bro-oriented, Crested Butte’s very own Ski Bumette has come up with some awesome tips for the females who have recently moved here. 1. You may have noticed there are a lot of dudes. For some this discovery may be a […]

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Countdown to Opening Day: Tom Runcie in the Backcountry

Posted  November 13, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Welcome to our Countdown to Opening Day series. During the 30 days leading up to opening day at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, we will be featuring a clip or edit from winter in the West Elks. This is video 23 of 30. Tom Runcie gets the goods in the Crested Butte backcountry during the 2010-2011 […]

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CBMR Drops Season Pass Price to $599 for 2013-2014

Posted  April 30, 2013  by  2. Will Dujardin

This is not a joke.  The 2013-2014 Season pass will be available from May 1st – September 27 at $599.   Crested Butte Mountain Resort has just unveiled it’s new Peak Pass and Peak Pass+.  The below is from CBMR’s website: “Crested Butte Mountain Resort is now offering the Peak Pass with prices for adult passes starting […]

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USFS Determines Mt. Emmons Mine Plan Sufficient to Initiate NEPA Review

Posted  April 23, 2013  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Photo: High Country Citizens Alliance The first steps towards a Molybdenum Mine on Mt. Emmons (Red Lady) have begun.  The U.S. Forest Service recently notified U.S. Energy Corp. that it’s Mine Plan of Operations is sufficient to begin the NEPA Review.  See the press release below for more information.  One look at U.S. Energy Corp’s […]

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An American Ski Story

Posted  July 25, 2013  by  2. Will Dujardin

In the wake of Bill Johnson’s decision to take himself off of life support, John Norton reflects on the American skiing icon and his time spent in Crested Butte. This column was printed in the Crested Butte News and reprinted here with John’s permission. Update: Bill Johnson passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016.   News […]

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Broncos Country

Posted  January 27, 2014  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Telluride Ski Resort made a ridiculously awesome video in support of the Denver Broncos Super Bowl run.  Big props to skier Walter Max Kvale for throwing down in the park with a Broncos flag in hand.  Well played, Telluride.  GO BRONCOS! Denver Broncos Country • Telluride, Colorado • Super Bowl XLVIII from Telluride Ski Resort […]

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Applying #yesallwomen to Action Sports in our Little Mountain Town

Posted  May 26, 2014  by  2. Will Dujardin

In our little mountain town sometimes it takes a few days for big news to be spread around, despite the advent of the Internet and 24-hour news networks. A stabbing-shooting spree at UCSB in Santa Barbara, CA on Friday has become more than your typical shooting (saying that feels disgusting) because the killer posted videos […]

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