October 7, 2015

Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation Ski Swap October 23 and 24


The Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation Ski Swap is your chance to get used gear at a sweet price and support the most important scholarship providers for snow sports athletes in the valley.  Junior Skiers, Snowboarders, and XC skiers alike receive important funds the CBSF to compete through the winter season.  The ski swap is an important fundraiser for the CBSF and you can often score on great deals on skis, backcountry setups, clothing, and more.  Check out their info below and RSVP on their Facebook page. It starts at 6 PM Friday at Mountaineer Square for $5 and Saturday from 9-2 for free.

Consign or find anything snow sports related: alpine, nordic, skimo, backcountry, and snowboard at the Snow Sports Swap: the ski swap for the Gunnison Valley.

Consign your gear online at and be entered to win two tickets to the MSP premier of Fade to Winter!

Gloria Beim from Alpine Orthopaedics will be doing free pre-season physical exams including diagnostic ultrasound and injury prevention. 

CBMR will be offering their early season pricing on the Peak Pass, Peak Plus Pass, and the CB card. Plus, local pro athletes, such as Olympian 

Aaron Blunck, Big Mountain skier Francesca Pavillard-Cain, Snowboarder Mary Boddington and many more, will be present to sign posters and sell their personal gear.

Cost of entry is $5 per person (12 and older) on Friday and free on Saturday.

Equipment drop off will take place on Thursday, October 22nd from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Gunnison at the Mountaineer Field House and in Crested Butte at 4 Way Stop. You can also drop off your equipment last minute on Friday, October 23rd from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at The Lodge at Mountaineer Square.

Swap proceeds benefit the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation Scholarship Fund.


About the Author

2. Will Dujardin
Will Dujardin is our content editor at West Elk Project. He competes in big mountain competitions and coaches the Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team. Skiing is his life and he likes to mix it with other fun things like DH mountain biking and traveling.