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Ed Dujardin Tees Up Local Mini Golf Lines

If you haven’t yet seen the videos of West Elk Project co-founder Ed Dujardin teeing up some awesome lines this season on the @shredwardstomps Instagram, you should check out his mid-season POV edit.  It features a hot soundtrack from A Shadow of Jaguar and a bunch of lines from the Crested Butte backcountry, CBMR, and […]

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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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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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The MSP Crew at Black Diamond Lodge in Japan
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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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Top 5 Do and Don’ts of a Skin Track

Posted  March 8, 2012  by  4. Seth Tucker

Winter 2011-2012 has been one to remember. Epic pow records? No. Unreal backcountry conditions? Definitely no. Instead, we’ve had a notably lamer snow year that has created a mediocre (at best) to extremely shaddy snowpack (most days). These less than ideal snow conditions have lead us all to the same skin tracks over and over. […]

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