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HCCA Presents Backcountry Film Festival this Friday at Center for the Arts

The High Country Citizens’ Alliance is showing the 9th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts this Friday, December 13th.   Celebrating the “human-powere...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Countdown to Opening Day: Tom Runcie in the Backcountry

Welcome to our Countdown to Opening Day series. During the 30 days leading up to opening day at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, we will be featuring a clip or edit from winter in the West Elks. This is video 23 of 30. Tom Runcie...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Meet Jordan Schwartz and the SoCO 14er Project

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 th...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Dustin Eldridge 2015 Snowboard Edit

Dustin Eldridge put together a pretty fantastic season edit from this past snowboard season.  The WSCU freerider spent a ton of time in the backcountry, and it shows in his composure.  The edit, which includes an awesome hom...
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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Backcountry.com: This is Backcountry

Backcountry.com just released a marketing video about pursuing your dreams in the outdoor world, and they nailed it. But you should still shop LOCAL FIRST.  Check it out.
by 1. Ed Dujardin
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November 10th Photo Gallery

Without any fresh snow for a few days, the crew took some snowmobiles out on an early season expedition to Treasury and Paradise Basin.  Tom Runcie, Rob Dickinson, Sydney Dickinson, Eliot Rosenberg , Brett Conover and Will Duj...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Dreamy Splitboard Edit from Recent Spring Snow

Local snowboard legends Gareth Van Dyk and Danny Hartigan got after some of the latest blast of spring snow on their splitboard. Think we’ll get some more? Winter’s Last Blast in the Elk Mountains from gareth van dy...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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West Elk Project Vision Quest Winners Announced

After a crazy editing period, the judges’ votes have been tallied and the winner has been picked. A huge thanks goes to our local sponsor partners: Kochevar’s Saloon, Crested Butte Gear Exchange, The Mountain Store,...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Tom Runcie and Friends’ First Turns of the Season VIDEO

After a couple weeks of a solid winter weather pattern that brought light snow to the high peaks around Crested Butte, winter arrived in a hurry when a big system left us with a few inches in town and several feet in the Irwin ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Mikey Curran: “The Seventh Season”

Mikey Curran of Sour Steezle dropped this awesome edit documenting his seventh season in these beautiful mountains we are fortunate to call home.  Featuring the slednecking of Josh Lesniak (RIP), Johan Loberg, Andy Busse, Luke...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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