Rob Vandervoort stomps his line in the amphitheatre on North Baldy. Photo: Jay Dash

Rob Vandervoort SFS Snowbird Blog

Howitzers, samurai swords, and sick birds! The Subaru Freeride Series dropped into the 2015 freeride season hot, returning to Snowbird. This season the SFS is reverting back to a three day format with qualifiers followed by sem...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Mike Records enjoys some steeps, AK style

Nick Matisse and Mike Records Check in from AK

Photos and text by Nick Matisse After spending a day around camp with zero visibility, the weather popped and we woke to bluebird skies and little wind. All lines shown are accessed from the Worthington glacier. Despite warm we...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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2013 Crested Butte Telemark Extremes in the Works

Last year’s dismal snow forced all big mountain competitions to be cancelled at Crested Butte.  A full slate of Junior and Adult big mountain events are scheduled to be hosted at Crested Butte again this year, forcing Cr...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Matt Evans sticking the flat 3.

Big Air On Elk 2013 Photo Gallery and Live Stream

Last weekend was pretty busy.  Unless you were completely clueless, you probably noticed the big jump on Elk Avenue with skiers and snowboarders getting towed into it Saturday evening.  As usual, Big Air on Elk brought out th...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Traveling through the West Elk Backcountry.

Elk Mountain Grand Traverse Project!

The Elk Mountain Grand Traverse enjoyed its 15th year where skimo (ski mountaineering) skills are put to the test between the valleys of Crested Butte and Aspen traveling over Star and Taylor Passes totaling over 40 miles and 8...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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The Gravity Ranch: Charter Membership Offer Expires Sunday

Check out this press release from the Gravity Ranch, the action sports facility to be constructed across Highway 135 from CB South.  We covered the first announcement of the facility here on West Elk Project, when it was orig...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Review for Voleurz “Kill Your Boredom”

photo: www.voleurz.com Voleurz is a clothing company whose video, “Kill Your Boredom” is a promotional video.  That being the case, they did not have to play by anyone else’s rules, a fact that became apparent when the p...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Hartmans Rocks are Open for Slaying!

Announced earlier this week that some of the Hartmans Rocks Recreational Area are now open. Here is the scoop for Gunnison Trails! Conditions: March 26th, Yes it feels like Spring and mtn bike riding is soon to be the sport of ...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Wendy Fisher, Portillo Chile

Wendy Fisher Becomes Executive Director of CB Snowsports Foundation

World renowned skier and local supermom Wendy Fisher has just become the Executive Director of the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation.  The program, which educates, promotes, and supports amateur snowsports in the Gunnison Va...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Dave Sugnet on his way to victory at Collegiate Nationals in Sun Valley. Photo: WSCU Mountain Sports

WSCU’s Dave Sugnet Named to US Collegiate Freeskiing Team for 2013 World University Games

Western State Colorado University will have a representative at the World University Games Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy this coming December.  Dave Sugnet, 23, originally of Durango, Colorado, was recently asked to jo...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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