Jon Clay Patterson sending his bottom air on Silver Fox. Photo: Kim Bromley / IFSA ARTICLES

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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Record March Temperatures Across the Nation

Posted  April 11, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

This March was one of the warmest Marches on record for Crested Butte.  At least we weren’t alone.  So much for miracle March. In good news, we finally got some precipitation in the form of rain.  We need more or we’re in serious trouble this summer.

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Mike Records enjoys some steeps, AK style
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Nick Matisse and Mike Records Check in from AK

Posted  April 11, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Photos and text by Nick Matisse After spending a day around camp with zero visibility, the weather popped and we woke to bluebird skies and little wind. All lines shown are accessed from the Worthington glacier. Despite warm weather at the parking lot, above 3000 ft the snow was dry, soft, and supportive on northerly […]

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Matt Evans Snowbird Comp Runs and POW

Posted  April 10, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Last weekend, Matt Evans and the Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team went to Snowbird to compete in the Junior Freeskiing Nationals.  Day one of the 15-18 boys was postponed because it snowed 15 inches overnight!  Matt made an edit of that pow day and his competition runs that won him 10th place and the Free […]

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Aaron Blunck won the Open Class Halfpipe at USASA Nationals in Copper. Photo: USASA
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Aaron Blunck Wins USASA Nationals Halfpipe, CB Represents

Posted  April 10, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Hannah Watt-Sax Earns 3rd in Open Women Skiercross, Brooks Hudson takes 2nd in 8-9 Boys Skiercross. Crested Butte athletes are at it again.  USASA Nationals just finished today at Copper, CO.  On Sunday, 15 year-old Aaron Blunck won the Open Men’s Halfpipe.  Aaron outperformed a super stacked and generally older field earning himself a $1000 […]

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West Elk ripper Chris Jefferson makes it across on a monoski at the 2012 Pond Skim.
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Adaptive Athlete Sitskis the Pondskim

Posted  April 10, 2012  by  3. Trent Bona

Grand Junction based-athlete and Crested Butte Adaptive Sports Center participant, Chris Jefferson, successfully crossed the Slush Huck Pond Skim on a monoski last Saturday in front of an ecstatic crowd. The biggest cheers of the afternoon came for Jefferson, a paratrooper veteran.  Left is a composite photograph and below is his POV of the skim. Hell yeah from the […]

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Matt Evans Wins the Overall Blizzard Technica Free Mountain Award.  Photo: Billy Swan
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CBMST Attacks Junior Freeskiing Tour Finals

Posted  April 9, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Matt Evans Wins Overall Free Mountain Award, Brittany Barefield Takes 3rd Place This weekend the Crested Butte Mountain Sports team travelled to Snowbird, Utah to compete in the final stop of the Junior Freeskiing Tour.  Coming off multiple podiums only four days earlier in Taos, expectations were high.  The Junior Freeskiing Championships at Snowbird draws […]

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This year's Pond Skim got 10's across the board!
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2012 CBMR Slush Huck Pond Skim

Posted  April 9, 2012  by  3. Trent Bona

The weather this Saturday was absolutely perfect for CBMR’s annual Slush Huck Pond Skim festivities. But just because the sun was out didn’t mean the water wasn’t still freezing cold! When the wakes and waves had settled the defending world champ Gabe Martin had been knocked from his throne by CBMR Ski School’s own Gregory […]

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JOI Big Air
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Gus Kenworthy lands switch Triple Rodeo 1440

Posted  April 7, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

The Jon Olsson Invitational Big Air is happening now. This happened in qualifiers. Check more out at the JOI at www.joinvitational.com

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Rolling another steep one.
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Hartman Rocks is Riding Great!

Posted  April 6, 2012  by  3. Trent Bona

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 sun, and dust. The trails are in great shape and the temps […]

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Traveling through the West Elk Backcountry.
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Elk Mountain Grand Traverse Project!

Posted  April 6, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

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 8,000 feet elevation gain in the pristine West Elk backcountry wilderness. This review is to help shed […]

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