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CBMST Wraps up Freeride Season at IFSA NORAM Champs at Snowbird

After a busy competition season, the IFSA Junior North American Freeride Championships went down at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Utah last week with U12, 12-14, and 15-18 year old divisions represented in skiing and snowboarding. Between U12 athletes and the comp team, 16 athletes represented the CBMST and the local independent shredder brothers […]

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CBMST Throws Down at Snowbird, Vail, and Freeride Junior World Championships

The March madness marathon wound down for local freeride athletes last weekend after events at Snowbird, Vail, and even Kappl, Austria. It was a whirlwind of a month after a weak snow year in the Rocky Mountains had events cancelled and postponed till March. But even with low snow and subpar conditions on the steeps […]

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CBMR Partners with Vail Resorts Epic Pass

In breaking news to today, CBMR and the other Triple Peaks resorts, Okemo and Mount Sunapee, have formed a partnership with the Epic Pass.  The Vail Resorts-owned super pass includes 14 Vail Resorts-owned locations and a myriad of partnership resorts around the world.  This specific partnership includes 7 days at CBMR for Epic Pass holders and […]

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CBMST Freeride Starts IFSA Season Firing

The Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team started firing right out of the gate this competition season in the IFSA Junior Series with victories and strong results at Jackson Hole, Aspen, Winter Park, and Squaw Valley. Above Photo: Jon Clay Patterson and Carson Hildebrandt go 1-2 in the 15-18 Ski Men at the Squaw Valley National. […]

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Aaron Blunck Qualifies 1st, Finals Wednesday

Crested Butte Olympian Aaron Blunck took 1st place in the Olympic Qualifier last night in PyeongChang, securing a spot in the 12 man final. “So unbelievable hyped to qualify for the finals at the Olympics…Gunna be a fun one,” Blunck wrote on his Instagram after the event. Coverage of the Halfpipe Final will begin on NBCOlympics.com […]


 
 

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Taking it Back: Under Armour’s Campaign for Women

Posted  May 2, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Check out Under Armour’s newest marketing campaign, promoting beauty through fitness rather than the latest trends.   We at the West Elk Project support this and want to see more. They are also having a competition to see which women push themselves the hardest to achieve their goals, the prize being full Under Armour sponsorship. […]

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3 Crashes to help you get through your week.

Posted  May 2, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

HUMPDAY CRASHDAY He does not make the tranny. Courtesy of Newschoolers.com Drop in fail. Skills. Courtesy of Newschoolers.com PHYSC! What a save.

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CB Mountain Guides in the Chugach

Posted  May 1, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Maybe you are getting AK overload. Maybe you should have gone up there like everybody who’s cool did.  Wait, I guess we weren’t cool enough. But Jayson Simons-Jones and CB Mountain Guides are very cool and offered two ski-mountaineering trips up there in April and made the best of it.  They got some heli-time in […]

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Dubsatch in AK

Posted  April 28, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Dubsatch Collective publishes final edit from Alaska Wow these Alaska trips are making us jealous.  Little Cottonwood based Dubsatch Collective wrapped up theirs. Check it out.

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Lexi DuPont recaps her trip to Haines, Alaska

Posted  April 28, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Clear weather and an awesome crew make for perfect trip. If you haven’t heard of Lexi DuPont, it’s about time.  Lexi, a former Crested Butte resident now living in the front range to attend CU Boulder, has been making enormous strides in the skiing world, filming for Levitation Project and landing segments in Warren Miller […]

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Travis Pastrana Makes Nascar Debut

Posted  April 27, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Airs tonight on ESPN2 at 5:30 MST Travis Pastrana, arguably the most recognizable extreme sports athlete in the media today, will make his Nascar  debut in the Nationwide series tonight.  Pastrana has completed a variety of stunts that have propelled him to international fame.  ESPN claims that “making his debut in the Nationwide series will […]

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SAM’s Best/Worst Marketing of 2011-2012

Posted  April 26, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Crested Butte and Okemo win “Close But No Cigar” Awards. Ski Area Management’s (SAM) Best/Worst Marketing of 2011-2012 came out.  You can read the full article here.  You might not have even heard of SAM if you aren’t involved in actual resort operations or in ski industry marketing, but due to the wonderful tool that is […]

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Candide Thovex – “Few Words” Trailer

Posted  April 25, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

If you don’t know who Candide Thovex is, you have some catching up to do.  He is, and has been, arguably the best skier all around skier in the game for a decade.  After winning the overall Freeride World Tour, he left the tour to embark on a two year film project.  This is the […]

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Jake Teuton’s 2011-2012 Season Edit

Posted  April 24, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Jake Teuton is a 16 year-old from Revelstoke, BC. Maybe you have heard of the magical wonderland known as Revelstoke?  Jake grew up there competing in junior events for the last few years and is really developing in to a great all-around skier.  Add him to the list of juniors that will change the game […]

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CBMST Snowboard Team 2011-2012 Highlights

Posted  April 23, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

This is the long-awaited CBMST Snowboard Team season edit.  It’s lengthy at 9 minutes, has an awesome soundtrack, and showcases the local shredders who are so much better than you!  Thanks to head coach Brett Conover for putting this together, check out the CBMST Vimeo Page for the rest of the snowboard team’s videos.  These […]

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