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CBMST Takes Tops Spots at Freeride NORAMs – Finals Video

The competitive junior freeride season wrapped up in Kicking Horse, British Columbia last week at the IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships. Ten percent of the overall field is invited to crown the finals’ winners and overall champions. After a hard-fought season earning points to get invited, the CBMST sent 11 athletes up to champs, […]

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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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CB Local Passes in Ski Accident

Posted  March 17, 2015  by  1. Ed Dujardin

We are sad to report the passing of Zane Mason, a 33-year-old local raised and living in Crested Butte.  Details of the cause of death remain unclear, but Mason’s body was found at the bottom of Terminator Chutes outside the boundary at Crested Butte Mountain Resort.  Our thoughts go out to the Mason family and […]

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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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Action Sports Facility to be Constructed in Crested Butte

Posted  August 22, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

Plans are in the works for the construction of an action sports facility in Crested Butte South. We caught up with Doug Hudson, the man spearheading the project to hear more. West Elk Project: What’s the plan for the facility? What features will you include? Doug Hudson: The Crested Butte Air Port will be a […]

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WSCU Defends Home Turf at Pagan Pedal

Posted  September 26, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

On Saturday and Sunday last weekend, college teams from around Colorado and the Rocky Mountains gathered at Crested Butte Mountain Resort to race XC, Short-track XC, Dual Slalom, and Downhill.  When a collegiate race coincides with the infamous harvest festival of Vinotok, you might as well name it the Pagan Pedal.  Western, a Division 2 […]

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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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Meet Jordan Schwartz and the SoCO 14er Project

Posted  October 30, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Jordan Schwartz, a former marine and 29-year-old freshman at WSCU, has set an ambitious goal this winter while starting his first year at Western.  Jordan will ski all the 14ers in the San Juans, the Sangre de Christos, and the Elk Mountains, totaling 31 peaks. What makes someone want to do this?   Well, Jordan […]

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First Real Snow, Not Great for Skiing

Posted  November 1, 2012  by  2. Will Dujardin

Last week’s snow was pretty exciting.  If you were ready, how could you not try and get out there?  We had about 2″ in town, which could mean anything from 2″ – 24″ up high, but it ended up being more on the lighter side.  Matt Evans and Sierra Halverson went up to College Bowl […]

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Chasing Powder to Alta

Posted  December 28, 2012  by  1. Ed Dujardin

It feels weird driving away from Crested Butte in the midst of a three foot storm.  But the Wasatch was set to receive 40 inches on top of a strong base.  So I left the Butte, and after meeting TJ David in Grand Junction, drove through the night and arrived at Alta Ski Area at […]

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Gapers in the Park!

Posted  March 13, 2013  by  2. Will Dujardin

Andrew Arnold had his camera rolling when he was making some hot laps in the park.  This 1:12 edit of gapers riding through the park will make your day.

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UpSki Ascent of Torreys Peak

Posted  June 16, 2013  by  1. Ed Dujardin

UpSki is a Colorado company that makes para sails for wind mountaineering.  In this video Kevin Passmore uses the UpSki to ascend Torreys Peak on the front range.  Pretty neat.

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