Skier: Will Dujardin, Photo: Trent Bona

Crested Butte BC Conditions Report

Crested Butte received its first real snow of the year, and the locals have been getting after it.  As usual, an early layer has made the snowpack touchy, as evidenced by the slide on Mt. Baldy.  Here is a quick peak at the g...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Rob getting the goods in the West Elk's. Photo: Alex Fenlon Photo

Community Profile: Rob Dickinson

Community Profile: Rob Dickinson photo: Alex Fenlon Photo Not only is he one of the best skiers in the Butte, Rob Dickinson is one of the better people you’ll meet here too. Originally from upstate New York, the 32 year ...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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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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USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2012 Route Released

The 2012 US Pro Cycling Challenge is set to takeover the mountains of Colorado in 7 stages, August 20-26.  We knew the host cities, now we know the specifics of the race.  Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte will host the finish ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Rob Dickinson Sending Broom Closet on North Baldy

Tom Runcie takes 3rd Place and Sickbird at Snowbird

Crested Butte represented at Snowbird!  Eight Crested Butte athletes were skiing in the finals.  Tom Runcie led the charge taking 3rd place and earning the coveted Backcountry.com Sickbird Belt Buckle. Despite poor snow condi...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Josh on top of the 15-18 Mens CAT 2 XC Podium. Photo Bill Gallen.

Josh Gallen Takes 1st Place in CAT 2 Wildflower Rush

Crested Butte’s Josh Gallen defended his home turf on Saturday by winning 15-18 Men CAT 2 at the Mountain States Cup Wildflower Rush. Photos: Bill Gallen A lot of stuff happened on two wheels last weekend in Crested Butte...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Francesca Pavillard-Cain Checks in After Chamonix FWT

Our friend Francesca took an unfortunate fall in her first ever FWT at Chamonix this last weekend.  No worries, though, she’s skiing pow in Switzerland getting ready for her next competition at Fieberbrunn in Austria thi...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Asa Firestone, Founder of BEYONDgear, Creating Adventure for Good

Meet Asa Firestone, founder of the CEU Urban Climbing School in Rio de Janeiro and BEYONDgear. Photo: Max Kudisch Asa Firestone has a vision in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  When he first saw the “Dois Irmãos”, or R...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Zach Guy Takes 1st at Spin the Doctor – RESULTS

The 2013 Spin the Doctor Enduro went down on Sunday on the famous Doctor Park trail in Taylor Canyon.  Zach Guy broke the 17 minute mark with a 16 minute 58 second time.  Local favorite Colin Pickett flatted right at the star...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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“West Elk Fall Colors” Photo Contest

We are giving away two tickets to this weekend’s Mt. Crested Butte Chili and Beer Festival to the winner of our West Elk Fall Colors photo contest! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook and post a throwback of your favorite...
by 3. Trent Bona
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