OUT: OUTside Connection December 31, 2008

Avalanche education classes

SKIERS AND BOARDERS hear the siren call of Highlands Bowl at Aspen Highlands Ski Resort. The bowl opened midday Sunday after the Aspen ski patrol spent days working to alleviate and assess the avalanche danger. Colorado’s early season snowpack can be particularly dangerous after storm cycles drop new snow measured in feet.



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SKIERS AND BOARDERS hear the siren call of Highlands Bowl at Aspen Highlands Ski Resort. The bowl opened midday Sunday after the Aspen ski patrol spent days working to alleviate and assess the avalanche danger. Colorado’s early season snowpack can be particularly dangerous after storm cycles drop new snow measured in feet.

Winter brings with it many beauties, with the accompanying irony that much of the beauty is swathed in danger. New snow lures recreationists of all sorts, from skiers to boarders to…




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