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Local Freeride Athletes Ride Home Field Advantage to Podium Domination

Crested Butte Mountain Resort played host to an IFSA junior regional freeride competition on Saturday under a mix of cloudy skies and flat light. The classic Colorado chalky hard pack snow that we all know and love so well here in the Elk Mountains was ripping and skiers ranging from 12-18 showcased their skills on […]

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Fall Flow: MTB Edit from Mikey Curran

Mikey Curran has been putting together some awesome local content, not to mention his job for MSP Films, for more than the last few years.  He got after it with local all-around great guy, Ryan Sullivan, to make this cool, woodsy-feel edit of mountain biking in CB. Check it out! FALL FLOW from Mikey Curran on Vimeo.

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Will Dujardin Meadow Lodge POV

The freeride coach / town councilman / painter / waiter / ski bum, Will Dujardin, is prone to a semi-interesting edit every once in a while.  In January of 2018 he went up to Golden, British Columbia with some Crested Butte folk for a hut trip at Golden Alpine Holidays’ Meadow Lodge.  Needless to say […]

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2 Lines with Buergin and Gibney

Andrew Buergin and Austin Gibney know our backyard well.  After this weekend’s storm, the boys got after it. Hot pow out there today. I had to turn the AC on for the drive home. 🎥 @olandyb @neversummerindustries @vertsrule #hotpow #snowboarding A post shared by austin_gibney (@austin_gibney) on Apr 22, 2018 at 3:45pm PDT Well, it’s been […]

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Elevate The Media’s Aerial Reel

Trevor Bona (Elevate The Media) has been working on his drone game the past few seasons here in Crested Butte. Here’s his recent Drone Aerial Reel. Elevate The Media | Drone Aerial Reel from Elevate The Media on Vimeo.


 
 

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Colorado FreeSkier Employees Shred Park on their Lunch Break

Posted  April 4, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Colorado Freeskier shop employees Polly McGrane, Ned Tomlinson, and Grant Spear shredding Crested Butte’s Park on a sunny day in March.  They shred!  And maybe they should get a tripod.  Get out there and enjoy the slush, everyone! CFS Lunchbreak Park Shred from Colorado Freeskier on Vimeo.   ColoradoFreeskier.com has sick deals going on right […]

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2012 Route Released

Posted  April 4, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

The 2012 US Pro Cycling Challenge is set to takeover the mountains of Colorado in 7 stages, August 20-26.  We knew the host cities, now we know the specifics of the race.  Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte will host the finish of Stage 2.  Gunnison will host the start of Stage 3.  Where are you going […]

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Downhilling in Oregon, Brought to you by Ray Harter

Posted  April 4, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Last summer, Ray Harter spent some time exploring the PNW with bikes in his truck and fun on his mind.  This trail is on Raven’s Ridge in the Tillamook forest.  Ray currently lives in Denver after living in the Crested Butte area for a few years, we can’t wait to see what comes next.  This […]

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Matt Evans Sending his way into 3rd place
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Nolan Blunck, Matt Evans POV Footage from Taos JETA 2012

Posted  April 3, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Check out Matt Evans’ finals run and Nolan Blunck’s Run 1 POV footage from Taos JETA 2012.  Matt finished in 3rd place and Nolan finished in 16th.   Matt Evans 3rd Place Taos JETA 2012 from West Elk Project on Vimeo.     Nolan Blunck Taos JETA 2012 from West Elk Project on Vimeo.    

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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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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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