Briefs: OA Powderhorn November 07, 2008

Powderhorn to hold annual ski swap

Get your snow on.

It may not be falling from the sky, yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get prepared.

The Powderhorn Resort Volunteer Ski Patrol is having its annual Ski & Snowboard Swap from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St.

After the swap, filmmaker Warren Miller’s newest flick “Children of Winter: Never Grow Old” will be shown at 8 p.m. at the convention center.

At the swap, get your passes for Powderhorn, Telluride, Crested Butte, Aspen Snowmass and Silverton Mountain. It’s also a good opportunity to get pass photos and promotional deals.

Individuals can sell ski and snowboard gear flea market style for a booth space fee. Major vendors such as Summit Canyon, Gene Taylors Sporting Goods, Traz, Ski Barn, Loki, Aztecski and others will also have gear on sale.

Admission to the ski swap costs $2. Children 12 and under get in free.

Tickets to the Warren Miller film cost $15. Each ticket is valid for a buy one, get one free lift ticket and other prizes. Tickets to the movie can be purchased in advance at Gene Taylors, 445 W. Gunnison Ave., at Board & Buckle Co., 2822 North Ave., and at the door.

The film boasts oddities such as horses, ships and vikings along with extreme footage in Colorado from Leadville, Silverton, Crested Butte and Steamboat, from states such as Vermont, Oregon, Alaska, Utah and Idaho and outside the country in Japan, Iceland and Austria.

To see a trailer of “Children of Winter,” go to http://www.skinet.com/warrenmiller/.


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