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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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On her way to second at Snowbird. Photo: Mike Schirf

Community Profile: Francesca Pavillard-Cain

photo: Mike Schirf Next winter, Francesca Pavillard-Cain is set to represent Crested Butte on the biggest stage in competitive freeskiing.  The 22 year old Crested Butte native took first overall in the Freeride World Qualifie...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Ranch Style Pro Slopestyle Event

The West Elk Project headed to Grand Junction last weekend to catch the pro slopestyle competition at the 2013 Ranch Style event sponsored by Grassroots Cycles. Everyone was throwing down and the vibe around the venue was super...
by 3. Trent Bona
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Hit Every Pillow Photo: Gradow

A Season Recap from the King of Soul

Its spring and everybody is churning out their end of season edits.  Well, this ski bum doesn’t have video equipment, so I’m offering a hand-written, somewhat jovial account of my season (in picturebook form!).  In true b...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Peak View

Summiting Mt. Elbert: Colorado’s Highest Peak

After a very sketchy spring, the snowpack has finally settled enough to get on top of Colorado’s highest peaks.  So Alex Stevenson, Patrick Sullivan, Haley Tamberi, and Zach Vaughter made their way to Mt. Elbert, which a...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Mckenna and Pip enjoying the enormity of the Alps.

Pip Hunt and the K2 Alliance in Switzerland

Crested Butte native Pip Hunt, Mckenna Peterson, and Amie Engerbretson recently returned from a trip to Murren, Switzerland, where they were filming for K2 Skis and Pretty Faces, an all female ski film spearheaded by Lynsey Dy...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Rescuers on scene in Sheep Creek off of Loveland Pass.

Remembering Ian Lamphere and Ryan Novak

As the winter season winds down, we find ourselves facing the harsh realities of a mountain town again.  Crested Butte lost two community members in the tragic avalanche in Sheep Creek off of Loveland Pass last Saturday, April...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Dual Sport Spring Days

This time of year it is never out of the question to play in both the dirt and snow all in the same day. Yesterday I got to do just that with a handful of CB athletes. I started the morning shooting and riding with Ryan Harter ...
by 3. Trent Bona
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This is what happens when your 19 on the Men's Podium. Photo: Will Dujardin

Subaru Freeride Series Wraps Up at Snowbird

Ian Borgeson and Sasha Dingle Win 4-Star Event, Borgeson and Francesca Pavillard-Cain Win Overall FWQ Region 2 Freeride athletes from around North America rolled into Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, to ski at the final stop of ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
 

 
 
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IFSA Finals at Revelstoke Concludes Junior Season

Matt Evans takes 4th, Brittany Barefield 6th, Josie Byron 10th. After a weather suspension, the finals of the IFSA North American Championships wrapped up under clear skies on Revelstoke Mountain’s North Bowl.  Anticipation ...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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