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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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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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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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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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Trent Bona, International Man of Photography

Posted  March 9, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

North Carolina boy turned Crested Butte, Trent Bona has really made some strides shooting photos and getting his name out there.  Trent is a good friend of ours and you guys will be seeing a lot of his work here at West Elk Project. Consider this an introduction and an update on this crazy season. […]

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Utah Sledneck Survives – Watch and Learn

Posted  March 9, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

Wear you beacon and remember to always go through your gear check list when traveling in the backcountry.

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Biking – Winter Update!

Posted  March 9, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

Winter Biking With the current sad status of the snow pack I know of a few people traveling to the desert for their bike rides in search of the early spring. Recent trips to Moab by athlete Ray “Danger” Harter and athlete Stew “Monster” Gross to Fruita have proved spring riding has potentially made a […]

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