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On the Hill video: Goodbye ski season; hello spring turns at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (1)

April 19, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On The Hill correspondent Zach Griffin heads to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area …

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Deep powder cools Breckenridge’s Spring Fever Park Jam (2)

April 18, 2015 — 

Big air, unique tricks and deep powder were the themes of the Spring Fever Park Jam at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The weather for the Friday, April 17, event was unspringlike, …

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Grateful Ed returns to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area’s Enduro for 26th year in a row (3)

April 17, 2015 — 

This year’s Enduro at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area benefited Mattie Walton, an A-Basin employee who has battled breast cancer over the last year. There were over 30 teams of two …

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On the Hill: Hiking Bald Mountain in a spring snow storm (video) (4)

April 17, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Summit Daily snow correspondent ZGriff hikes up Mt. Baldy to enjoy some …

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Final Park Jam event of the season comes to Breck Friday afternoon (5)

April 16, 2015 — 

Park rats, it’s April and Park Lane is calling your name.To bid the season farewell, Breckenridge Ski Resort is hosting its final Park Jam event this afternoon as part of …

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Breck Ascent finishes series with ski mountaineering circuit race (6)

April 16, 2015 — 

Racers capped the Breckenridge Ascent Series Wednesday evening with a short circuit around Peak 7’s Independence Superchair. The popular ski mountaineering race included a new feature with its sixth year: …

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Team Summit Colorado scores top finishes at IFSA Junior Freeride Championships (7)

April 16, 2015 — 

The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association (IFSA) completed two days of qualifiers, Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10, at Grand Targhee, Wyoming, for the Junior Freeride Championships, with the …

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On the Hill video: Hitting the halfpipe at Copper Mountain Resort (8)

April 15, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Summit Daily snow correspondent ZGriff hits up Copper Mountain. The resort is …

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Bike maintenance tips from Grand Valley experts (video) (9)

April 14, 2015 — 

To promote a safe bike ride and ensure fun, local technicians shared these simple tips cyclists can use at home to ensure bikes are in top-working order. CHECK YOUR BIKE …

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Keystone Resort closes for season with annual Slush Cup (10)

April 12, 2015 — 

Keystone Resort finished the season in style Sunday, April 12 with its annual Slush Cup pond skimming event at the base of the mountain. …

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On the Hill video: Pond skimming at Keystone Resort on closing day (11)

April 12, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Summit Daily snow correspondent ZGriff is at Keystone Resort on closing day …

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Frisco’s peak performers (12)

April 10, 2015 — 

Local photographer David Gidley tagged along with three local ski mountaineers, who skinned to the top of Peak 1 early Saturday morning. Above, they were just starting a technical rock-scramble and …

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Summit County’s pond-skimming, bikini-wearing spring scene is in full swing (13)

April 10, 2015 — 

Those of us hoping for one last spring powder day this winter may be out of luck. But for terrain park lovers it’s still peak season, even if it is …

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area ascenders log 131th and last day of winter season (14)

April 10, 2015 — 

Doris Spencer and Kent Willoughby, 68 and 77, respectively, completed their 131st ascent of the season Thursday morning at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. They rise at 4:30 a.m. each day, …

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Breckenridge’s Lauren Weibert returns from Russia and her first Winter Games with two medals (15)

April 9, 2015 — 

It’s been three days since Lauren Weibert returned from her first trip to Russia, and she’s still feeling the effects of the long journey.“I’m still jet-lagged … woke up at …

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Under-12 Junior Freeride Championships arrive in Breckenridge this week (16)

April 9, 2015 — 

The International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association (IFSA), Team Summit Colorado (TSC), and Breckenridge Ski Resort partner up to host the 2015 IFSA U12 Junior Freeride Championships at Breckenridge this week.During …

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On the Hill video: Early morning solo hike up Peak 9 in Breckenridge (17)

April 8, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: On the Hill correspondent ZGriff gets up early to hike up Peak …

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On the Hill video report: Easter Sunday at the Breckenridge skate park (18)

April 5, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: A sunny Easter Sunday at the skate park. [iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/124156442?autoplay=1" width="640" height="360" …

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On The Hill: ZGriff finds 'Sympathy for the Devil' on Go Devil via I-70 (video) (19)

April 4, 2015 — 

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: What happens when you mix a run named Go Devil, the I-70 …

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Olympic champ receives pick-me-up from ski team (20)

April 1, 2015 — 

Most days are a struggle for American downhill great Bill Johnson as he rests in bed at an assisted living facility in Gresham, Oregon, watching his favorite television shows. He …

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