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Taking it Back: Under Armour’s Campaign for Women

Check out Under Armour’s newest marketing campaign, promoting beauty through fitness rather than the latest trends.   We at the West Elk Project support this and want to see more. They are also having a competition to se...
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Randy Evans and Kyle Taylor Competition Season Highlights

Crested Butte’s Randy Evans, Montana’s Kyle Taylor, and the rest of the Bridger Brigade throw down.  You probably knew that.  We like to share everything that they put out, this edit is no different.  Covering th...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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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...
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Crested Butte Junior Athletes Stack Podiums at Snowbird

A crew of junior freeride athletes had their first IFSA big mountain competition of this snowy season at Snowbird, Utah this past weekend and they put in some serious work. Local shredder Brooks Hudson made the trip as well as ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Chasing Powder to Alta

It feels weird driving away from Crested Butte in the midst of a three foot storm.  But the Wasatch was set to receive 40 inches on top of a strong base.  So I left the Butte, and after meeting TJ David in Grand Junction, dro...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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SAM’s Best/Worst Marketing of 2011-2012

Crested Butte and Okemo win “Close But No Cigar” Awards. Ski Area Management’s (SAM) Best/Worst Marketing of 2011-2012 came out.  You can read the full article here.  You might not have even heard of SAM if...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Blunck Headed to NZ to Resume Road to Sochi

Aaron Blunck is resuming his quest to represent the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi next February.  The seventeen year old Crested Buttian is headed to New Zealand to kick off his 2013/2014 competition seaso...
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The Eye of the Condor Returns

photo: http://www.laparva.cl/eyeofthecondor/   The Eye of the Condor is back.  Returning after a successful inaugural contest, The Eye of the Condor is a week long film and photo competition that will take place at La Pa...
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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...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Riding this weekend? CBMBA Trail Report 5-4-12

There is still some snow around, but are you ready for 5-6 months of mountain biking?   Hartman Rocks has been good to go for a while now, and is getting dustier by the day.  But up at the north end of the valley the snow...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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