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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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Crested Butte Invades Taos For FWT Qualifier

photo: Trent Bona Photography | This past weekend, around twenty Crested Buttians (including the WSCU Mountain Sports Team) invaded Taos Ski Valley to take part in the four star Freeride World Tour Qualifier.  Expectations wer...
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Randy Evans Earns Sickbird and 5th Place at Moonlight Basin

Crested Butte Takes the Coveted Backcountry.com Sickbird Belt Buckle at Back-to-Back FWT Events In it’s first time at Moonlight Basin, the Freeskiing World Tour Qualifier went off March 23-24.  Moonlight Basin pulled out...
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Crested Butte Subaru Freeride Series and JFT Recap

Amidst a banner year, Crested Butte delivered one of the most action-packed series of competitions over the last four days.  The Big Hourglass venue was used for the finals of the 4-star FWQ event for just the 5th time in the ...
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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...
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Randy Evans and Kyle Taylor Competition Season Highlights

Crested Butte’s Randy Evans, Montana’s Kyle Taylor, and the rest of the Bridger Brigade throw down.  You probably knew that.  We like to share everything that they put out, this edit is no different.  Covering th...
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Tom Runcie’s 2012 Season Edit

Low snow years can still be a lot of fun.  There aren’t many people I know that have as much fun day in and day out as Tom Runcie does.  This year, Tom got 3rd place at Taos, 3rd place at Snowbird, and Sickbird at Snowb...
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NZ Open Big Mountain Highlights

Competitors Brave Awful Conditions to Put on a Show The New Zealand Open wrapped up last week.  Terrible conditions did not hold competitors back, as they competed for NZ’s most high profile competition at the Remarkable...
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The Alex Else Experience

photo: Eben Wight This edit of Alex Else was shot over the past few seasons in Crested Butte by Kit Davidson of Whorefish Productions.  Else, a native of New Hampshire, spent his years at Western escaping to the Butte, masteri...
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Countdown to Opening Day: Matt Evans Shreds

Photo: Mark Epstein 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 ...
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