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Keystone, Steamboat among those catering to night skiers

By Dave Buchanan

Why night ski? Other than for the fact that you can, there’s the obvious matter of extending your ski day. Several resorts market their night-ski opportunities with something similar to the “Just because the day ends, your skiing ...


Enjoy an icy day at festival in Ouray

By Dave Buchanan

The 19th annual Ouray Ice Festival on Jan. 9-12 will host North America’s largest gathering of ice climbers at the Ouray Ice Park. Considered one of the world’s premier ice climbing venues, the festival includes more than 75 ...

Winter Olympics 2002

Local biathlon organizers seek input

By Dave Buchanan

A winter sport that began as an alternative training program for Norwegian soldiers and now is the most popular winter sport in Europe, with millions of viewers each week tuning in for World Cup competitions, might be headed for Grand ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

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