SnowSports

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Free-heel it over to Powderhorn’s TeleFest

By Dave Buchanan

Ever since Rick Borkovic revived the art of telemark skiing during the 1970s at Crested Butte, you’d think “free your heel, free your mind” was some kind of skier’s mantra. And you would be right. Telemark skiing, ...


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Council seeks traction with more skiers

By Dave Buchanan

The Grand Mesa Nordic Council wants you to help raise its visibility. “My general feeling is on holiday weekends we’re getting lot of people using the trails who maybe don’t even know about the Nordic Council,” said ...


Ski area visitor traffic holds steady, helped by early-season snowfall

By Dave Buchanan

Skier visits in the state through Dec. 31 are up 1 percent over last season, according to Colorado Ski Country USA. It’s not much of an increase, but given the economic factors, any increase is a positive, said Melanie Mills, president ...


Ironton Park Cross Country Ski Area is drop-dead gorgeous

By Bill Haggerty

On a good day, with crystal clear skies and dry roads, the Ironton Park Cross Country Ski Area is 13 minutes from downtown Ouray, only two hours from Grand Junction. On a bad day, you can’t get there from here. The Ouray County Nordic ...


Hidden gem: If you can get past frightening Red Mountain Pass, Ironton Park Cross Country Ski Area i

By Staff

On a good day, with crystal clear skies and dry roads, the Ironton Park Cross Country Ski Area is 13 minutes from downtown Ouray, only two hours from Grand Junction. On a bad day, you can’t get there from here. The Ouray County Nordic ...


Tracking skiers, snowmobilers could help lynx study

By Dave Buchanan

In a turnabout in the use of radio collars to track wildlife, researchers from the U.S. Forest Service plan to use similar technology to follow two-legged recreationists. The Summit Daily News this week reported that Forest Service ...


Buddy Werner Skiing Results, Jan. 2010

By Staff

Buddy Werner Results 1/17/2010 Class J3 1. Justin Fay, 45.04 Class J4 Girls 1. Kristina Sewell, 38.06; 2. Lilly Dipaola, 43.75; 3. Kidwyn Coughran, 47.03. Boys 1. Jed Wilson, 35.46; 2. Josh Yeoman, 38.68; 3. Ben Swain, 40.15; 4. Ethan ...


Incredible: Take modern snowshoes to Griffith Lake Trail on Grand Mesa

By Staff

The Griffith Lake Cross-Country and Snowshoeing Trail on the Grand Mesa is really a hiking trail in the summer. Go figure. This backcountry trail travels generally east and north, passes around Bull Creek Reservoir No. 4, and eventually ...


Grand Junction’s Dr. Price serving as physician for U.S. Adaptive Ski team

By Dave Buchanan

When the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team arrives this weekend in Sestriere, Italy, for the IPC World Cup, the team physician will be Dr. Richard Price of Grand Junction. Price, who joined Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates six months ago after ...


Incredible: Take modern snowshoes to Griffith Lake Trail on Grand Mesa and enjoy an awesome trek

By Staff

The Griffith Lake Cross-Country and Snowshoeing Trail on the Grand Mesa is really a hiking trail in the summer. Go figure. This backcountry trail travels generally east and north, passes around Bull Creek Reservoir No. 4, and eventually ...


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