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Taos Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships 2012

The first weekend of March I joined a large group of Crested Butte skiers to go compete at the Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships in Taos, NM.  Having never been to Taos, I was delighted to find a mountain littered with sp...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Getting Inverted on

BIG AIR ON ELK 2012

Big Air on Elk was another great year! The jump was questionable at the start with athletes speed checking the practice runs, but eventually there were plenty of tricks being thrown down. Check out the video by Crested Butte/Gu...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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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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Utah Sledneck Survives – Watch and Learn

Wear you beacon and remember to always go through your gear check list when traveling in the backcountry.
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Biking on the rim

Biking – Winter Update!

Winter Biking With the current sad status of the snow pack I know of a few people traveling to the desert for their bike rides in search of the early spring. Recent trips to Moab by athlete Ray “Danger” Harter and athlete S...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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To Teton Pass South

Top 5 Do and Don’ts of a Skin Track

Winter 2011-2012 has been one to remember. Epic pow records? No. Unreal backcountry conditions? Definitely no. Instead, we’ve had a notably lamer snow year that has created a mediocre (at best) to extremely shaddy snowpack (m...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Float Bag

Airbags are not for cars anymore!

Gear of the Week Review! Having a small pressurized air canister with large balloons on your back has been added to the new recipe for better luck, while traveling avalanche prone terrain. The BCA Float 36 is a new addition to ...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Lesson Learned.

Take a look at the slow mo dangerous sympathetic avalanche slides. Ruby Bites Back from Irwin Media House on Vimeo.
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Copper Lake Mirrors

Tour of the Week, 10/10/2011

All options pointed to go and so we got on our way. This was a fall trip to enjoy the cold and brisk air that can only be achieved over 10,000 feet and winter was closing in, or so we thought. Crossing streams filled with dew w...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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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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