USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2012 Route August 20-26 683 Miles 9 Mountain Passes 42,000' Combined Elevation GainElevation Gain

USA Pro Cycling Challenge 2012 Route Released

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 ...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Eliot Rosenberg pulls away from the middle pack half way through the course.

Revival of the Winter Chainless Downhill

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 ...
by 3. Trent Bona
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Large Ballon people enjoying the AJ!

38th Annual Al Johnson Uphill Downhill Race

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 endi...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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Rob Dickinson Sending Broom Closet on North Baldy

Tom Runcie takes 3rd Place and Sickbird at Snowbird

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 condi...
by 2. Will Dujardin
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Getting Inverted on

BIG AIR ON ELK 2012

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/Gu...
by 4. Seth Tucker
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