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You Just Moved Here: 5 Tips for Living in Our Ski Town

Photo: Trent Bona | Welcome to the coolest place in Colorado.  The mountains are incredible.  The weather is amazing.  The town rocks.  Here are a few guidelines to living and riding here.   1. You don’t always have...
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Community Profile: Ashley Bembenek

Ashley Bembenek is poised to make a big splash in the world of women’s freeskiing this coming winter.   The 27 year-old from Eden, Utah has lived in a variety of places before finally landing in Crested Butte in 2010, when ...
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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...
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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...
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First Real Snow, Not Great for Skiing

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...
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Dave Sugnet “Uninvited” from US Collegiate Team at 2013 Trentino University Games

If this headline doesn’t grind your gears, it should.  We reported back in early September that WSCU student-athlete Dave Sugnet had been selected to the US Collegiate Freeskiing Team (USCFST). Now, we received word the ...
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WestElkBaseCamp Flux Veho Edit – #ozandwillsbadidea

Oz Scott and Will Dujardin have been in Chile for about a month and entered the Flux Veho Mountain Film Festival with their recently-found travel companion from Québec, Patrick Desjardins.  The filming and editing window happ...
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Matt Evans Sending his way into 3rd place

Nolan Blunck, Matt Evans POV Footage from Taos JETA 2012

Check out Matt Evans’ finals run and Nolan Blunck’s Run 1 POV footage from Taos JETA 2012.  Matt finished in 3rd place and Nolan finished in 16th.   Matt Evans 3rd Place Taos JETA 2012 from West Elk Project...
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Dave Sugnet in a truck driver at the Blunck Bag Jump Event. Photo: Will Dujardin

More Thoughts From The Bagjump

I want to send some praise to CBMR for purchasing the large Bagjump that currently rests at the base area.  The Aaron Blunck Big Bag Invitational showed the enormous potential for the Bagjump to bring new and exciting events a...
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Ed gets inverted on a fat to flat air. Photo: Matt Evans

Wolf Creek Powder Shred Photo Gallery

With a 42″ storm total it was pretty easy to convince ourselves to head down to Wolf Creek for the $33 lift tickets on “Local’s Appreciation” day.  Matt Evans, Ed Dujardin, and Will Dujardin piled into ...
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