The Loveland Five: Five Reasons To Live

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Today marks the second anniversary of the Sheep Creek avalanche, a catastrophic accident that occurred near Loveland Colo. in 2013, claiming five young men. Four expert snowboarders, Chris Peters, Rick Gaukel, Ryan Novak and Joe Timlin and one expert skier, Ian Lamphere, were skinning near Scotty’s Corner, an oxbow near U.S. Highway 6, when the avalanche unleashed. The […]

2014 Backcountry Shred Test

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Up here at 9,000-plus feet, the air is a little thinner and the mountains are a little gnarlier. We’ve been running our annual snowboard test at Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) and in the surrounding backcountry for the last five years. Here, we have the ultimate testing grounds: the inbounds terrain spans park and pipe […]

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