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Final Pinnacle Race Series Preview

Photo: Trent Bona | The 5th and Final Pinnacle Race Series is the uphill downhill combo. The combo race can be done individually or in a team of three and will be a fun fitting end to a great Summer of local racing. The race be...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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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
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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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The Crown.  Photo: CAIC

RIP Knox Frank

This terrible winter has struck another blow, this time super close to home.  We lost Knox Frank in an avalanche outside Silverton, CO on Friday, March 30th.  Knox, 34, was the first in a party of 4 to drop in on a SE facing ...
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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Mark Mikos Set to Represent CB on the Freeride World Tour

For the third consecutive year, Crested Butte will have a representative on freeskiing’s biggest stage, the Freeride World Tour. Mark Mikos, a Western State Colorado University graduate and CB resident, took 1st place overall...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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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
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The top 3 skiers with Colorado Freeskier owner, Gabe Martin: Grant Spear, Scot Chrisman, and Alex Norton. Photo: Trent Bona

Big Air On Elk 2014 Photo Gallery

Big Air on Elk went down on Saturday night and it was a blast, to say the least.  The best jump yet was built after a ton a man and snowcat hours.  Huge props go out to Colorado Freeskier and Two Plank Productions for putting...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Kokopelli Trail Race: Neil Beltchenko

Crested Butte local Neil Beltchenko moved to Crested Butte after attending Western State Colorado University.  Like most people, he got on a bike.  But unlike most people, Neil discovered that he likes riding his bike for ver...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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2013 WSCU Campus Rail Jam Photos Video Results

Dave Sugnet and Polly McCrane took 1st in the skiers divisions, Ryan Holt and Julia Adams took top honors for snowboarders.  Red Bull took the winners out for a backcountry sled/ski mission the next day.  Check out the edit r...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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