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Video: Emma Coburn Wins World Champs

As you’ve heard, Emma Coburn won the Steeplechase at the World Championships. If you havent yet, check out video from the unbelievable race.  Your browser does not support iframes.

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MSP Films: Drop Everything Trailer

Trailer season kicks off with Drop Everything, the latest project from local crew Matchstick Productions. The gang got a lot of flack for their artistic effort last year in Ruin and Rose. This trailer is the opposite.  Looking forward to what should be a banger.

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Zach Bare POW Edit

Western State Mountain Sports athlete Zach Bare is a smooth operator. In addition to finishing 3rd on the FWQ circuit this winter, Zach got more than his fair share of pow this spring. Winter ’17 from Zach Bare on Vimeo.

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Mandatory Send on Whetstone M Face

CBMST stud Turner Petersen recently laced this beautifully executed line on Whetstone’s M Face. The backcountry is still firing! Edit by Gage Meredith and Chair 1 Films.

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Ed Dujardin’s Comeback Edit

As most people in the community know, the West Elk Project’s own Ed Dujardin broke his femur in a scary crash competing at the Freeride World Qualifier 4-star event at Crystal Mountain, Washington in March, 2016. It was a long road to recovery, and Ed didn’t hold back.  You could even say he is skiing […]


 
 

Eliot Rosenberg pulls away from the middle pack half way through the course.
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Revival of the Winter Chainless Downhill

Posted  April 2, 2012  by  3. Trent Bona

Slush, sun, and speed in Crested Butte If there is one thing the laid back Crested Butte way of life can provide during a less than mediocre winter season its the ability to make lemonade out of very slushy, warm lemons. Thats exactly what around 20 Buttians set out to do last Saturday at Crested […]

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1st, Brittany Barefield of CBMST, 2nd, Eliza Donahue of Taos, 3rd, Abby Ward of Winter Park
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Crested Butte Juniors Podium at Taos

Posted  April 2, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Crested Butte Junior Athletes Represent at Taos! Led by coach Ed Dujardin and ski super mom Lisa Straubhaar Blunck, a crew of juniors on the Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team went down to Taos, NM for the Taos JETA, a national IFSA junior event.  After the Junior Freeskiing Tour event was cancelled at Crested Butte, a […]

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RIP Knox Frank

Posted  April 1, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

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 slope at over 12,000′ around 3:30 PM.  He was caught in […]

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Large Ballon people enjoying the AJ!
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38th Annual Al Johnson Uphill Downhill Race

Posted  March 29, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

For the 38th year the usual suspects came out to race and costume for the Al Johnson Uphill Downhill race! The lack of snow in the valley especially the wind affected North Face changed the course from the usual Last Steep ending to the bottom of the boarder cross course with the finish line at […]

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Rob Dickinson Sending Broom Closet on North Baldy
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Tom Runcie takes 3rd Place and Sickbird at Snowbird

Posted  March 28, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

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 conditions around the Rocky Mountains this winter, Snowbird was able to put on a show for the North American Freeskiing Championships on […]

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Derek Taylor flanked by some Canadians, Pat Baskins, and Randy Evans. Copyright Amy Jimmerson
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Randy Evans Earns Sickbird and 5th Place at Moonlight Basin

Posted  March 28, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Crested Butte Takes the Coveted Backcountry.com Sickbird Belt Buckle at Back-to-Back FWT Events In it’s first time at Moonlight Basin, the Freeskiing World Tour Qualifier went off March 23-24.  Moonlight Basin pulled out the red carpet for the athletes as the athletes showcased the great terrain Moonlight Basin has to offer in the “Headwaters.”  Kyle […]

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Hartmans Rocks are Open for Slaying!

Posted  March 27, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

Announced earlier this week that some of the Hartmans Rocks Recreational Area are now open. Here is the scoop for Gunnison Trails! Conditions: March 26th, Yes it feels like Spring and mtn bike riding is soon to be the sport of choice. A reminder, Hartman Rocks has specific area closures by the BLM for Sage […]

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Wolf Creek about to go OFF in 10-20 years!

Posted  March 26, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

Wolf Creek is known as the sleepy amazing powder destination! Enjoy this Wolf Creek video detailing new plans for the more lift access powda stahes! There are sweet heli shots and new terrain that would be amazing with a little lift access!

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Taos Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships 2012

Posted  March 17, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

The first weekend of March I joined a large group of Crested Butte skiers to go compete at the Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships in Taos, NM.  Having never been to Taos, I was delighted to find a mountain littered with spines, cliffs, and great snow conditions.  Taos has enjoyed a relatively good snow year, and […]

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BIG AIR ON ELK 2012

Posted  March 17, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

Big Air on Elk was another great year! The jump was questionable at the start with athletes speed checking the practice runs, but eventually there were plenty of tricks being thrown down. Check out the video by Crested Butte/Gunnison Tourism association and photos by Trent Bona. http://youtu.be/kANGpFXRZIg

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