As of this afternoon, Team Crested Butte is tied for seventh place and two hours off the pace of the leaders. The most recent update at the race’s website is that most teams experienced difficulties with the camel assisted trek … go figure. Use GPS tracking for up to the minute standings at http://www.abudhabi-adventure.com/
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As Primal Quest gets ready to announce their US location for the 2008 race, the first Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge (a six day expedition race featuring disciplines ranging from sea kayaking to camel riding) is set to get under way on Sunday, December 9. C.A.M.P. sponsored Team Crested Butte will be there for both. After […]
C.A.M.P. athlete and Telluride local ski bum-businesswoman Kim Havell ponders on the future of mountain culture and ski bumming. See the complete article HERE on The Mountain Culture.
Reports are coming in that Tomaz Humar has recovered from his blunder on Nanga Parbat (where he found himself stuck attempting a solo ascent of the Rupal Face in 2005 and had to call for a helicopter rescue) with a solo ascent of the South Face of Annapurna. Read the report at mounteverest.net – http://www.mounteverest.net/news.php?news=16664
The XLC 390 crampons are the lightest 12-point crampons in the world. They also boast the strongest design of any aluminum alloy crampons. These are just some of the reasons Lou Dawson of Wildsnow.com has nothing but positive things to say about them. "If not the king, at 9 oz each (256 gr, weighed with […]
Check out the story on the Team Crested Butte Checkpoint Zero blog here: http://www.checkpointzero.com/crested_butte/index.cfm And check out this nice photo gallery from Xavi Fane – LINK Not only did Jari win the female division, but she came in second place overall, second only to 24 Hour National Champion Chris Eatough … unprecedented!
From coughing blood to IVs, Sully sheds light on his recipe for success … http://www.denverpost.com/extremes/ci_7122120
Over the course of three days in early October, Team Crested Butte (a C.A.M.P. sponsored elite adventure racing team from the Gunnison Valley) sealed the deal on two of their goals for the year. By winning the expedition length finale of the Adventure Xstream series (Goal #1), the team locked in the top spot as […]
We Won! Details coming soon … http://www.checkpointtracker.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.showDashboard&eventID=126
Apparently bears can hang with the best of us! http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2007/09/28/lklv.bear.under.bridge.cnn?iref=videosearch