WestElkLogo

Local Edits: Resort Shred, Backcountry, Park

Winter has been in full swing with our low snowpack.  There is a lot of fun to be had out there.  Whether you are hard-charging the resort like Mark Mikos and Rob Dickinson, or dropping the knee on Schuykills like Alex Riedma...
by 2. Will Dujardin
0

 
 
Matt Evans is in there somewhere. Photo: Nick Matisse.

Winter arrived in Crested Butte!

With four feet of snow from the last storm and -20 degree temps this morning, it’s safe to say that winter is finally here.  Video and photo proof below. This storm was perfectly timed with finals week, so Western studen...
by 2. Will Dujardin
0

 

 
SourSteezleBlogGroup

Sour Steezle Getting Pow Around Elkton

Mikey Curran and Jamie Salter rallying some pow up around Elkton on Saturday.
by 1. Ed Dujardin
0

 
 
WestElkLogo

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
6

 

 
WestElkLogo

Countdown to Opening Day: Rob Dickinson’s POV

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 15 of 30. Rob Dickin...
by 2. Will Dujardin
0

 

 
Jordan Schwartz, new kid on campus.

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
3

 
 
A beautiful morning hike to a beautiful spot.

Chile – Argentina Part Dos: Skiing and Backcountry Hotsprings in Chillan

The search for better snow brought us south to Nevados de Chillan, Chile.  Bound eventually for Bariloche, we found ourselves making a mid-way stop deep in volcanic mountains.  A warm welcome at the end of a poorly maintaine...
by 2. Will Dujardin
0

 

 
Traveling through the West Elk Backcountry.

Elk Mountain Grand Traverse Project!

The Elk Mountain Grand Traverse enjoyed its 15th year where skimo (ski mountaineering) skills are put to the test between the valleys of Crested Butte and Aspen traveling over Star and Taylor Passes totaling over 40 miles and 8...
by 4. Seth Tucker
2

 

 
Castle Peal above the clouds.

First Day of Spring 3/21/2012

I’ll admit it, it’s the end of March and I’m thinking about fishing, boating, sand and river beers watching pretty girls in sundresses. Sure, there’s still spring skiing to be had, but with recent events, the consensus ...
by 4. Seth Tucker
0