SnowSports

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S RAEVSKY PANTS 061209

Local snowboarder facing battle after breaking back

By Patrick Bahr

Rose Raevsky’s story has changed since January. On Jan. 15, 2009, Raevsky’s tale would have been of a 2007 Grand Junction High School graduate not only pursuing professional snowboarding, but succeeding in the winter sport. The ...


Telluride Resort proposes amphitheater

By Carrie Marfitano

Telluride Ski Resort issued a proposal to the town of Mountain Village last week to build an 8,000-seat outdoor amphitheater on Misty Maiden ski run above the Heritage Plaza. The project is in the beginning stages, and a timeline has not been ...


Powderhorn freezes lift ticket prices

By Dave Buchanan

Temperatures may be soaring in the Grand Valley, but it’s freezing at Powderhorn Resort. The popular ski resort on the north edge of Grand Mesa announced this week that lift ticket prices for next winter will be frozen at last ...


Sunlight ski resort gives up on base village idea for now

By Dennis Webb

Sunlight Mountain Resort has withdrawn its proposal for a base village project, deciding to hold off on pursuing any development approval pending discussions with potential investors. Garfield County commissioners originally had been ...


MARGARET PATTY 2 4-17

Skiing keeps Patty active, competitive

By Patrick Bahr

Skiing has meant a lot to Margaret Patty. She grew up on the ski slopes of Winter Park, met her husband there, and it was on a mountain that she first got a hint of a serious illness. Lately, though, skiing has fed Patty’s competitive ...


Vail Resorts to require helmets on employees

By Dave Buchanan

Starting next winter, all employees at each of Vail Resorts’ five ski areas will be required to wear helmets when skiing or snowboarding on the job. Vail Resorts, based in Broomfield, operates Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and ...


Ski resorts open for Easter

By Dave Buchanan

Easter traditionally marks the end of the ski season, but the recent spate of new snow, with some resorts reporting close to 20 inches, brought conditions at many areas to near midwinter quality. Resorts that still are open include Telluride, ...


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OUT: Ann Driggers Column April 05, 2009

By Ann Driggers

big adjective, big-ger, big-gest, 1. large, as in size, height, width or amount; 2. of major concern, gravity, importance or the like; 3. outstanding for a specified quality. Saturday, March 21, was a big day. My ski buddy Jack Brauer and I, ...


OUT: Sunday Column March 29, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

Today marks the start of the 23rd annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic at Snowmass, an event that’s much larger than even its cumbersome name may imply. Last year, the event attracted nearly 400 participating veterans ...


032509 OUTside connection

OUT: OUTside Connection March 25, 2009

By Dave Buchanan

Gee, where did the winter go? When we looked up last fall it was snowing 6 inches in Grand Junction and Christmas still was a month away. Now, it’s 70 degrees, the daffodils are blooming and there are skiers wearing shorts on the ski ...


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