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Lindsey Vonn Crashes During Super G – VIDEO

Lindsey Vonn crashed and had to be airlifted at the World Cup Super G at Schladming, Austria due to injuries suffered to her right knee.  Below is video from the crash and the current statement from the US Ski Team. Photo: Luc...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Aaron Blunck’s Full 3rd Place Run from North Face PPOS Copper

Aaron Blunck’s full run that earned him 3rd place at last weekend’s North Face Park and Pipe Open Series at Copper Mountain, Colorado. From the top (Thanks, Elana Chase): Northface – Aaron Blunck – 3rd p...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Derek Taylor flanked by some Canadians, Pat Baskins, and Randy Evans. Copyright Amy Jimmerson

Randy Evans Earns Sickbird and 5th Place at Moonlight Basin

Crested Butte Takes the Coveted Backcountry.com Sickbird Belt Buckle at Back-to-Back FWT Events In it’s first time at Moonlight Basin, the Freeskiing World Tour Qualifier went off March 23-24.  Moonlight Basin pulled out...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Jaxin Hoerter (Winner)

Grom Contest Entries and Winners

Thanks to all the groms (and parents) who participated in our contest.  We were really stoked with the different entries.  The future is looking good.  Congratulations to our winners, Jaxin Hoerter (most likes) and Harken Gr...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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“Fall to Spring” by Yeti Cycles Features Crested Butte

Check out Yeti Cycles’ edit “Fall to Spring.”  The edit begins trailriding Vail’s back bowls during the fall season and finishes with a neat segment on Doctor’s Park in West Elk’s Taylor Ca...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Irwin Climbing Wall Grand Opening

As part of its expansion into a year round resort, Irwin Outfitting and Cat Skiing Company (formerly known as CS Irwin) will debut its new climbing wall next Tuesday, July 17th from 4:30 to 8:30 pm.  The climbing wall (which m...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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The MSP Crew at Black Diamond Lodge in Japan

Trent Bona, International Man of Photography

North Carolina boy turned Crested Butte, Trent Bona has really made some strides shooting photos and getting his name out there.  Trent is a good friend of ours and you guys will be seeing a lot of his work here at West Elk Pr...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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ROMP Skis Reveals Berglund Artist Series

The ski craftsmen at ROMP Skis have teamed up with local photographer Matt Berglund to produce some beautiful custom ski graphics. We have featured Matt’s action-oriented photos on the site before and have often shared ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Brittany Barefield and Emma Patterson delivered the 1-2 punch in the 15-18 ski females.

CBMST Defends CBMR on the Podium at IFSA National

This past weekend came and went in a flash, and if you didn’t notice the scores of junior freeride athletes terrorizing the Hawk’s Nest and Headwall over the weekend then you were missing out.  The bar of possibili...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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A beautiful morning hike to a beautiful spot.

Chile – Argentina Part Dos: Skiing and Backcountry Hotsprings in Chillan

The search for better snow brought us south to Nevados de Chillan, Chile.  Bound eventually for Bariloche, we found ourselves making a mid-way stop deep in volcanic mountains.  A warm welcome at the end of a poorly maintaine...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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