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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WestElkBaseCamp Flux Veho Edit – #ozandwillsbadidea

Oz Scott and Will Dujardin have been in Chile for about a month and entered the Flux Veho Mountain Film Festival with their recently-found travel companion from Québec, Patrick Desjardins.  The filming and editing window happ...
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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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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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Rolling another steep one.

Hartman Rocks is Riding Great!

Early season fun in the sun, West Elk style Yesterday was a great day to do anything outside, especially to ride a bike. I followed a crew of CB’s finest ski and bike mechanics down to Hartman Rocks for some fun in the su...
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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...
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Free stuff!

MSP Premieres “Super Heroes of Stoke” in Crested Butte

Every year the MSP premiere is a rowdy event in Crested Butte.  Not your 4th-of-July touristy rowdy, but get off your ass hootin’ hollerin’ – I will crush this winter – rowdy.   On Wednesday, MSP premiered the...
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Brittany Barefield, currently a junior at CBCS, on top of the podium at Aspen Highlands earlier this year. She was one of 2, -I repeat - girls on the freeride team in a ski town.

CBMST Takes Top Spots at Aspen Highlands IFSA Regional

A week after strong performances on their home mountain, the CBMST travelled to Aspen over the weekend for the next IFSA Regional.  Brittany Barefield and Solon Gray won their respective female and male 15-18 year old division...
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Francesca Pavillard-Cain on the podium. Trent Bona Photography

Crested Butte Invades Taos For FWT Qualifier

photo: Trent Bona Photography | This past weekend, around twenty Crested Buttians (including the WSCU Mountain Sports Team) invaded Taos Ski Valley to take part in the four star Freeride World Tour Qualifier.  Expectations wer...
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Dave Sugnet in a truck driver at the Blunck Bag Jump Event. Photo: Will Dujardin

More Thoughts From The Bagjump

I want to send some praise to CBMR for purchasing the large Bagjump that currently rests at the base area.  The Aaron Blunck Big Bag Invitational showed the enormous potential for the Bagjump to bring new and exciting events a...
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