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CBNT Assistant Coach The Crested Butte Nordic Competitive Team is looking for an assistant coach to work with Head Coach Molly Susla and 15 middle and high school athletes from January through the end of March of 2021. The job is about 20 hours/week, plus occasional travel weekends where all expenses are covered. Starting salary at $3,600 for three months, with opportunity for more money depending on experience. We are looking for candidates with a...

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Disclaimer: This article is not intended to inspire anyone to travel to Crested Butte at this time. The county’s public health office expressly asks you not to do so even if you are a second home owner. The aim here is to highlight the familiar therapeutic role cross country skiing has played in the community thus far during the COVID-19 crisis.  Like many other small mountain towns, Crested Butte has been labeled a “coronavirus county...

Simply imagining striding along at just shy of 9,000 feet makes the heart rate drift upwards. So let’s get this up front: if you’re coming from significantly lower elevations to Crested Butte, Colorado, take it easy for a day and acclimate. If you’ve got the acclimation piece down, Crested Butte could very well be the most iconic of ski towns. Tucked into a dead end valley in winter, and with it’s downtown oozing rustic ski...

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Natural snow is where it’s at, unless there’s none to be found. In high-elevation places like West Yellowstone, Mont., (roughly 6,600 feet above sea level) and Crested Butte (nearly 9,000 feet), November skiing is http://www.skirunbikemt.com/yellowstone-ski-festival.html When: Tuesday, Nov. 22 – Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 How many years running: Over 30 years. “It started with Drew Barney, Torbjorn Karlsen and Dick Hunt More details | clinics and held a FIS race on Nov. 2. Temperatures are reliably cold, and any snow that falls...

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While the Yellowstone Ski Festival is a time for team bonding, catching up with old racing buddies, and improving fitness and technique, it’s also a celebration of the nordic community. People of West Yellowstone gives insight into the people who make this yearly event truly special, whether they are nationally acclaimed athletes or employees at our favorite local businesses.

The Crested Butte Nordic Center’s 27th annual Alley Loop Nordic Marathon to be held on Saturday, February 2 is getting an update for 2013 with a new sponsor and new Friday festivities before the race. Griggs Orthopedics (GO) is stepping up to the plate as the presenting sponsor and, as a specialized clinic working on enhancing athletic performance as well as medical care, GO is offering skiers the chance to purchase a personalized training plan when they register for the race.

If you live in the east and were impressed by the snowfall from the Monday’s Nor’easter, the numbers from a storm that hit Colorado last week will give you a new perspective on things. Over the course of four days, the town of Crested Butte saw a mind-boggling snowfall, with accumulations in feet that most places would be lucky to see in inches. The totals? More than five and a half feet at the nordic...