SnowSports

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Ice challenge: Raising money for Ridgway foundation motivation for ice climber’s 24-hour grind

By Allen Gemaehlich

Will Gadd was surrounded by photographers and cameras as the countdown began. All Gadd did was take a deep breath and smile as he began rappelling to the bottom of Box Canon in Ouray State Park. His unheard of adventure began at noon ...


Telluride adding night lights to terrain park

By Dave Buchanan

Telluride Ski Resort Chief Executive Officer Dave Riley announced Sunday that the resort will add night riding to its menu of on-snow activities. A lighted terrain park and superpipe will be developed just above Heritage Plaza at Mountain ...


Sixth sense: Aschwander wins sixth straight Skyway Skuffle

By Staff

Dave Aschwander is establishing a dynasty on snow. The 41-year-old Cedaredge resident won his sixth straight Skyway Skuffle cross-country ski race Saturday at Skyway on Grand Mesa. Aschwander finished first overall out of more than 50 racers ...


High-definition helmet cameras available at six Colorado ski areas

By Staff

Skiers and snowboarders have a new option for filming their journeys down the mountain at six Colorado resorts this winter. California-based eMotionCam has opened kiosks at Vail, Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Copper Mountain, Lionshead and ...


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10th Mountain Division huts offer unique view of backcountry

By Carrie Marfitano

Most Coloradans who enjoy the outdoors, especially those who enjoy it most with skis and snowboards strapped to their feet, have heard about the 10th Mountain Division huts nestled high in the Rocky Mountains. I’d heard tales about ...


Big-name resorts concerned; international market dicey

By Dave Buchanan

Even resort areas often considered recession-proof, such as Aspen and Vail, aren’t sure of what this ski season will bring. In a recent story in the Aspen Times Weekly, Aspen SkiCo Senior Vice President David Perry was quoted as saying, ...


Mountains of deals on the ski slopes

By Dave Buchanan

It’s all downhill to great deals. With Colorado’s ski resorts scrambling to recover from a decline in skier numbers last year, there are plenty of good deals to entice skiers and riders back to the slopes. You name it, ski ...


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Cashing in downslope: Telluride races jolt ski-season economy

By Dave Buchanan

The economic ripples from the 2009 Snowboardcross World Cup races this weekend at Telluride aren’t confined to businesses lining the narrow San Miguel River valley. As businesses in Telluride count the reasons they are happy to host ...


Telluride snowboarding event jolt ski-season economy

By Dave Buchanan

The economic ripples from the 2009 Snowboardcross World Cup races this weekend at Telluride aren’t confined to businesses lining the narrow San Miguel River valley. As businesses in Telluride count the reasons they are happy to host ...


Local skiing results, Dec. 13, 2009

By Staff

WinterStart X.C. Ski Races December 13, 2009 Skyway, Grand Mesa 5K CLASSIC 1   Dave Aschwanden 16:15 2   Christie Aschwanden 17:58 3   Tom Suplizio 18:34 4   Ben Fay 18:45 5   Helen Carlsen 19:44 6   ...


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