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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...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Mountain Biking in the Woods

Crested Butte Mountain Bike Update

Now that spring has arrived there are more than a couple of trails open for riding. Check out Crested Butte Mountain Bike Associations Trails Report for regular updates. http://www.cbmba.org/page.cfm?pageid=10267 Having persona...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Crested Butte Terrain Gallery

photos: Ed Dujardin   Last Thursday, we decided to hike around Crested Butte Mountain Resort in order to see what our terrain looks like in the summer.  If anyone still doubts the decision not to have a competition this y...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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2012 Fall Gravity Slave 9/9/2012

Photo: Trent Bona | Sunday, September 9 2012 Gravity Slave Chainless Downhill Race Alright West Elk Racers, here is what you need to know… 10-12:30 Registration on 9380 deck and Practice Race starts 1pm.  $25 includes li...
by 3. Trent Bona
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Crested Butte Telemarkers Ski Comp POW at Targhee

Last week the Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team’s telemarkers headed up to Grand Targhee, Wyoming for the first of the two big mountain telemark events of the 2013 season. Mountain Sports athletes Conrad Truettner and Asher ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Aaron Blunck Headed to the Olympic Games

It’s official. Aaron Blunck has been selected for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Halfpipe Team.  The pressure was on going into the final run of the Grand Prix at Park City.  Blunck had fallen on his first run.  Lyman Currier,...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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#spedgoestosouthamerica – Blog 2

May 29 – Despite it being the dry season in Cusco, we woke to a rainy morning for our train to the town of Machu Picchu. The three hour train ride was pleasantly uneventful, as Amaury and I had explored Cusco a little to...
by 2. Will 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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Offseason Restaurant and Bar Specials

Summer is definitely over.  The leaves have changed, and the first snowfall of the season is probably close at hand.  With the advent of offseason, local restaurants and bars will be offering deals.  Last spring the Teocalli...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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WEST ELK PROJECT

Welcome to The West Elk Project We are a media website covering the progression of action sports and arts in the West Elks of Colorado and beyond.
by 5. Eben Wight
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