Will Dujardin & Tristan Burch

You Just Moved Here: 5 Tips for Living in Our Ski Town

Photo: Trent Bona | Welcome to the coolest place in Colorado.  The mountains are incredible.  The weather is amazing.  The town rocks.  Here are a few guidelines to living and riding here.   1. You don’t always have...
by 1. Ed Dujardin

Photo: Trent Bona

Community Profile: Ashley Bembenek

Ashley Bembenek is poised to make a big splash in the world of women’s freeskiing this coming winter.   The 27 year-old from Eden, Utah has lived in a variety of places before finally landing in Crested Butte in 2010, when ...
by 1. Ed Dujardin

West Elk ripper Chris Jefferson makes it across on a monoski at the 2012 Pond Skim.

Adaptive Athlete Sitskis the Pondskim

Grand Junction based-athlete and Crested Butte Adaptive Sports Center participant, Chris Jefferson, successfully crossed the Slush Huck Pond Skim on a monoski last Saturday in front of an ecstatic crowd. The biggest cheers ...
by 3. Trent Bona


Draft plans for Crested Butte Airport

Action Sports Facility to be Constructed in Crested Butte

Plans are in the works for the construction of an action sports facility in Crested Butte South. We caught up with Doug Hudson, the man spearheading the project to hear more. West Elk Project: What’s the plan for the facility...
by 1. Ed Dujardin

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...
by 3. Trent Bona



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...
by 2. Will Dujardin

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...
by 1. Ed Dujardin

Ed gets inverted on a fat to flat air. Photo: Matt Evans

Wolf Creek Powder Shred Photo Gallery

With a 42″ storm total it was pretty easy to convince ourselves to head down to Wolf Creek for the $33 lift tickets on “Local’s Appreciation” day.  Matt Evans, Ed Dujardin, and Will Dujardin piled into ...
by 2. Will Dujardin


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

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