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Early snowstorms allow cross-country skiers to explore untouched trails

By Bill Haggerty

A couple of weeks ago, I rode my bicycle up the side of Grand Mesa on Highway 65, the Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway. The glorious aspen were still turning from shimmering lime green to blazing yellow. A couple of days ago, I had to put ...


Powderhorn hosts job fair Saturday

By Staff

Powderhorn Ski Resort is hosting a job fair at the ski area base lodge from 9 a.m. - noon Saturday. Anyone interested in winter seasonal employment at the resort is encouraged to attend. A variety of positions are available, including ski ...


Powderhorn ski swap, Warren Miller movie Saturday at Two Rivers

By Staff

The Powderhorn Resort ski patrol will host its annual ski swap from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday at Two Rivers Convention Center. Admission is $2. Along with great deals on winter gear, season ski pass photos will be taken and season passes, ...


Lifetime parks pass for seniors available Nov. 1

By Staff

The new Aspen Leaf Lifetime Senior Pass, available to Colorado residents ages 64 and older, will go on sale Nov. 1. That is two months earlier than initially planned, according to Colorado State Parks. The new passes cost $175, are valid for ...


Telluride resort seeking input for master plan

By Staff

With an eye to the future of skiing and riding in southwest Colorado, Telluride Ski Resort is seeking the public’s opinion on how the ski area should grow. “We want the public’s input, and are using this innovative approach ...


Telluride ski instructor named ‘Instructor of the Year’

By Dave Buchanan

Veteran Telluride Ski Resort instructor Richard Thorpe has been named the 2009-2010 “Ski/snowboard Instructor of the Year” by Colorado Ski Country USA. Thorpe received his award earlier this month during the Colorado Ski Country ...


State skier visits up slightly over last year

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado’s ski resorts hosted an estimated 11.8 million skiers and snowboarders this past winter, an increase of approximately .8 percent compared to last season, according to Colorado Ski Country USA. That includes the 22 CSCUSA member ...


Change of season: Powderhorn closing marks start of spring, summer activities in Colorado

By Dave Buchanan

Sometime late this afternoon, numerous garage closets across the Grand Valley will creak open and out will come the golf clubs and in will go the skis and snowboards. When the doors close, winter goes, too. Forget that the calendar says ...


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Fun just to ride: Whitewater snowmobiler wants to retire with world title in hand

By Allen Gemaehlich

There would be nothing better than capping a 22-year snowmobile racing career with a world championship. Dennis Durmas gets that chance this weekend in his final Snowmobile Hillclimb World Championship race in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The World ...


Mesa Meltdown Nordic skiing results, March 13, 2010

By Staff

Mesa Meltdown Grand Mesa Nordic Race No. 4 March 13, 2010 Skyway, Grand Mesa 5K FREESTYLE 1   Amanda Moore     24:10 2   Debbie Thomas     27:11 3   Trena Anastasia   29:50 4   ...


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