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Get that first ski lesson for free

By Dave Buchanan

Fifth-graders new to skiing and snowboarding can get that first lesson free, thanks to Colorado Ski Country USA. The ski-industry trade group again is offering its popular First Class, which provides one free beginner ski or snowboard lesson, ...


Nordic ski clinic on Grand Mesa

By Dave Buchanan

Winter, at 10,000 feet, is doing just fine, thank you. Even while Grand Junction remains hitched to a late fall, there already is plenty of winter at the Skyway Nordic trail head on Grand Mesa. Saturday, the Grand Mesa Nordic Council is ...


Telluride pushes spring to the edge with $12 tickets

By Dave Buchanan

No doubt it’s spring in ski country. Telluride Ski Resort, this winter celebrating its 40th anniversary, is offering $12 lift tickets on April 3, with sales at the resort ticket window only. That’s the same price tickets were in ...


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Get Out! A terrifying adventure and skills to never forget

By Julie Norman

Throughout the years of skiing and biking in Colorado, I’ve discovered I am competitive with myself. I always want to go further and do more. In some ways this competitive streak is good. It pushes me to try bigger obstacles and ...


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Get Out! A few rules to follow to stay safe on the slopes

By Julie Norman

January 19–27 was National Ski and Snowboard Safety week. Different resorts across the country acknowledge the week with various events and information for guests. Powderhorn Mountain Resort had “know the code” pamphlets ...


Wilson, Foundation Repair win vertical ski challenge

By Staff

Skiing Wilson, Foundation Repair win vertical ski challenge Foundation Repair of Grand Junction won the team title, and Ron Wilson was the individual winner Saturday in the 17th annual Colorado Discover Ability Vertical Ski Challenge at ...


Free snowshoe demo day Feb. 9 on Grand Mesa

By Staff

The Grand Junction Cabela’s store and Mesa Lakes Lodge & Resort on Grand Mesa will host “Snowshoe the Grand Mesa” on Feb. 9 from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The free event, designed for snowshoers of all levels, includes ...


Colorado Discover Ability Vertical Challenge is Saturday at Powderhorn

By Dave Buchanan

Skiing Colorado Discover Ability Vertical Challenge is Saturday at Powderhorn Powderhorn Mountain Resort and Colorado Discover Ability on Saturday are hosting CDA’s 17th annual Vertical Ski Challenge. Skiers and riders, participating ...


CDA ‘Vertical Challenge’ set for Saturday at Powderhorn

By Staff

Powderhorn Mountain Resort and Colorado Discover Ability on Saturday are hosting CDA’s 17th annual Vertical Ski Challenge. Skiers and riders, participating individually or as four-person teams, vie to rack up as many vertical feet as ...


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Get Out! The Glade runner

By Julie Norman

When I can’t get away to a big resort for the weekend, I really enjoy skiing at Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Sure, the lifts may be slow, but at least there are lifts to ride. There is a large variety of runs for such a small mountain, ...


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