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Countdown to Opening Day: Tom Runcie in the Backcountry

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

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&#...
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Applying #yesallwomen to Action Sports in our Little Mountain Town

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 beco...
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An American Ski Story

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 repri...
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WSCU Defends Home Turf at Pagan Pedal

On Saturday and Sunday last weekend, college teams from around Colorado and the Rocky Mountains gathered at Crested Butte Mountain Resort to race XC, Short-track XC, Dual Slalom, and Downhill.  When a collegiate race coincides...
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JOI Big Air

Gus Kenworthy lands switch Triple Rodeo 1440

The Jon Olsson Invitational Big Air is happening now. This happened in qualifiers. Check more out at the JOI at www.joinvitational.com
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First Real Snow, Not Great for Skiing

Last week’s snow was pretty exciting.  If you were ready, how could you not try and get out there?  We had about 2″ in town, which could mean anything from 2″ – 24″ up high, but it ended up being...
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Dave Sugnet “Uninvited” from US Collegiate Team at 2013 Trentino University Games

If this headline doesn’t grind your gears, it should.  We reported back in early September that WSCU student-athlete Dave Sugnet had been selected to the US Collegiate Freeskiing Team (USCFST). Now, we received word the ...
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Jordan Schwartz, new kid on campus.

Meet Jordan Schwartz and the SoCO 14er Project

Jordan Schwartz, a former marine and 29-year-old freshman at WSCU, has set an ambitious goal this winter while starting his first year at Western.  Jordan will ski all the 14ers in the San Juans, the Sangre de Christos, and th...
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Gapers in the Park!

Andrew Arnold had his camera rolling when he was making some hot laps in the park.  This 1:12 edit of gapers riding through the park will make your day.
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