Monday, December 22, 2008

Snow is on the way for Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Thanks to our good buddies up at Colorado State University, and their RAMSDIS weather tracking website, we can see that more snow is on the way for the entire state of Colorado. has all your Deep Powder needs - check out our huge selection of Pow Skis - still time to ship for the Holidays!

Friday, December 19, 2008

Crested Butte Mountain Resort gets Pummeled! is proud to say that we've received almost Four Feet of new snow in the last week!! The mountain is getting better every day and we are looking forward to another snow filled weekend, with another storm following this weekend's at the beginning of this next week! This photo is courtesy of Rob Pennie and the RSN Crested Butte Web Cam.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Company Profile::Helly Hansen

We provide high quality, protective technical gear for work survival and sport. We work and play in the harshest environments on the planet to learn what's needed to create the best performance gear possible. We work closely with people who work and/or play outdoors more days than they are indoors to continuously optimize the technology and design of our products.

_________________ carries a huge lineup of Helly Hansen ~ from Technical Outerwear for both Men and Women to Accessories and Baselayer, Colorado FreeSkier has it all.

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Company Profile::Armada Skis

An idea hatched over a few beers between the world’s greatest skiers, Armada is no longer a suggestion of what a ski company should be. Today, Armada is distributed globally in 35 nations and embodies the cutting edge of the sport: athlete driven, design obsessed, and technologically superior.

Our independence allows for a single-minded focus on the product, assuring that the skis always meet the needs of an elite team of riders who know what works. Skiers the world over who demand the best demand Armada.

Armada is a family of athletes, artists, designers, and engineers that didn’t just push the envelope—we blew it wide open. And the industry is scrambling to catch up.

We are Armada. We are what skiing will become.

_________________ has been a fan of Armada Skis for a long, long time now. They're the little guy who does it right. Their lineup of Park/Pipe, Big Mountain/All Mountain and Deep Powder Skis has morphed over the years into a full Brand with their signature Instrument System Ski Poles; their huge line of both Men's and Women's Softgoods and Casual Wear; and now, their sick line of Technical Outerwear and Gloves.

Check 'em all out and let us know what you think, hit us with an email at or drop a line at 970.348.6664


Friday, December 12, 2008

How Glamorous is life in the Ski Industry?

Well, pretty damn glamorous; and by that, I mean getting a little tipsy at a holiday party and then recovering the next morning by rocking out on your couch to The View.

We've got it on good authority that our good buddy, who will remain nameless, does this anyways...

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Kevin Kruse is Awesome; Seriously.

Kevin Kruse is an old friend of and a righteous dude. He is the Scott USA Team Manager, drives a truck that gets terrible gas mileage, and routinely gets his dirt bikes tagged with CFS stickers when they're on his trailer. He's a good guy to Blog about too. Give Kruse a call anytime and he'll be sure to hook you up with 15-18 sets of new ski poles. Tag, you're it Missile.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

College Jib Jam Hits Crested Butte Today!

Come party and or show off your park skills for an early celebration of the 08-09' season. Registration begins at 9:00- 12:00 at the treasury building in front of Adaptive Sports Center. Event begins at 1:00pm. Entry fee is $10 which includes contest, drink specials, free entrance into bars. ALL PROCEEDS DONATED TO ADAPTIVE SPORTS CENTER. Over 20 sponsors with $1000+ of swag to be given out to contestents!! After party @ Butte 66 followed by Lo Bar w/ DJ @ 10:00pm. is a proud sponsor of the College Jib Jam here at Crested Butte. Come by and enter or check the event out from sidelines - it's gonna be a ton of fun!

Thursday, December 4, 2008

More New Snow in Crested Butte Colorado!

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is reporting more new snow in the upper Gunnison Colorado Valley. is psyched to be here for the goods! The backcountry picked up upwards of three feet in the last week and we've got a solid closed low pressure system off the California Coast that will hope fully bring the goods once again! Ski safe out there and be sure to contact us for any gear questions at!

Monday, December 1, 2008 Reports New Snow in Crested Butte!

Storm totals reaching anywhere from 12-18" in the Crested Butte Backcountry have kicked winter into full steam ahead! The Crested Butte Avalanche Center is an invaluable resource for Backcountry Conditions, Observations, Education and Incident Reports ~ don't miss out on this incredible service. is a proud sponsor of the CB Avalanche Center this year, you can contact the Avy Center here: 970.349.4022 and

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving from!

Wishing everyone out there a Happy Turkey Day from!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Opening Day at Crested Butte Mountain Resort!

Opening Day at CBMR! Colorado FreeSkier is stoked to have the bullwheels turning! We hope you're having a great day and will come see us soon!

Photo courtesy of Rob Pennie's RSN Web Cam page for CBMR

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Brands from Intro 0809

All 2008/2009 gear is in! We've received all of our inventory for the year, and it is all ready to ship!

Brands include: 4FRNT Skis, 661 Body Protection, Armada Skis, Asher Crank Scholarship Fund Clothing and Apparel, Bern Unlimited Helmets, Bridgedale Socks, Apparel and Accessories, Cortner and Payne Extreme Limits Trail Maps, Discrete Headwear, G3 Genuine Guide Gear Telemark and Backcountry Equipment, Grenade Gloves, Helly Hansen Outewear and Accessories, Hestra Gloves USA, High Society Freeride Company Skis, Jiberish Clothing and Apparel, K2 Skis, Kiss My Face Products, Look Ski Bindings, Liberty Skis, Line Skis, Matchstick Productions Ski Movies and Apparel, Marker Ski Bindings, Ninthward Outerwear, Oakley Ski Goggles, Orage Outerwear, POW Gloves, Roxy Women's Outerwear, Scott USA Ski Poles and Skis, Sessions Outerwear Apparel and Clothing, Sick Stickz Ski Poles, Siver Cartel Outerwear, Ski Movies DVDs Bluray, Skullcandy Headphones and Audio, Smith Optics Goggles and Sunglasses/Shades, Spanky Sports Goggle Wipes Trail Maps, Stand Strong Again Apparel and Clothing, Sweet Protection Helmets and Accessories, Two Plank Productions Ski Movies and Clothing/Apparel!!

We are open every day of the week so give us a ring (970) 349.6664 or email us at for any and all questions!

~CFS Crew

Thursday, November 13, 2008


Just getting our feet wet in the blog world; we will be posting gear reviews, updates from Crested Butte and the road, and anything else that's fun or pertinent in the ski world. This all will be coming from our homebase of

So thanks for checking us out, and feel free to contact us anytime here at the shop 970.349.6664 or

~CSF Crew