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Loveland Ski Area to open Saturday (1)

October 29, 2014 — 

A day after both Copper Mountain and Keystone resorts announced they were delaying their Oct. 31 opening, officials at Loveland Ski Area released a statement Wednesday saying they will begin …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Reservoirs and rivers offer numerous options (2)

October 29, 2014 — 

High Country waters are cooling, with most in the mid-40s. It won’t be long before we start seeing ice forming over shallow areas. Until then, however, anglers can enjoy some …

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Shiffrin, Fenninger share victory in World Cup GS (3)

October 25, 2014 — 

SOELDEN, Austria — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season. The 19-year-old American, already dominating the women’s slalom circuit for two years, …

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Women’s alpine World Cup starts without favorite (4)

October 24, 2014 — 

SOELDEN, Austria — With four different winners over the past four years, the women’s Alpine skiing World Cup lacks a clear favorite for the overall title just before the start …

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Ligety aims to challenge overall champion Hirscher (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

SOELDEN, Austria — When the men’s Alpine skiing World Cup starts this weekend, Ted Ligety has his eyes on more than just his fourth straight win in the season-opening giant …

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Stuck in the mud: Things to do in Summit County before the snow flies (6)

October 24, 2014 — 

With Arapahoe Basin’s white ribbon looking like the only ski option — at least until next week — it appears that mud season will linger just a little bit longer. …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Fall continues with great weather, fair fishing (7)

October 21, 2014 — 

Fall continues to dish up outstanding fishing weather, mild temperatures and little wind. To top it off, excellent catching opportunities continue to exist. The only downside is that warmer weather …

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Colorado ski season gets rolling at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (8)

October 17, 2014 — 

The alarm in Brian and Hilary’s — let’s call it Front Range — house went off some time around 4 on Friday morning. Brian wanted to hit the snooze button …

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Summit Fat Tire Society to host end-of-season meeting at Backcountry Brewery (9)

October 16, 2014 — 

The Summit Fat Tire Society mountain biking association will host its annual end-of-season meeting on Friday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Backcountry Brewery in Frisco. Organizers plan to …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Rivers fishing well, kokanee still scarce (10)

October 15, 2014 — 

Fall river fishing continues to be outstanding. With the cooling waters it’s often best to wait until the sun has hit the rivers and things have warmed a bit — …

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Breckenridge Skateboard Park open for business (11)

October 14, 2014 — 

There was no official grand-opening ceremony, but the word is out. The newly renovated Breckenridge Skateboard Park is open for business — at least until the snow comes — and …

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Summit County ski resort bigwigs usher in season at annual breakfast (12)

October 9, 2014 — 

The 2014-15 ski season had its unofficial kickoff Thursday with the Summit County Chamber of Commerce’s annual COO Breakfast. Chief operating officers from Loveland Ski Area, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, …

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Summit County Fishing Report: Fall options abound, except kokanee (13)

October 8, 2014 — 

Avid fall anglers have been waiting for the kokanee to start showing in greater numbers, unfortunately the fishermen are outnumbering the fish as of late. A good cold spell is …

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Big mountain skier Sage Cattabriga-Alosa chats about Breck North Face series (14)

October 3, 2014 — 

For Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, big-mountain skiing is an art form. The three-time winner of Powder magazine’s award for Best Male Performance in a ski movie uses slopes as his canvas. “It’s …

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Summit County Gear Review: Fall cycling comfort for the non-pro (15)

September 28, 2014 — 

With the temperatures starting to fall, we’re taking a look at a couple of items from Pearl Izumi to keep you warm and extend your riding season just a little …

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Breckenridge- and Vail-based rafting teams underdogs world championships (16)

September 26, 2014 — 

In the world of competitive whitewater rafting, the U.S. men’s and women’s teams are the underdogs. They’re snow makers, ski patrollers, paramedics, current and former raft guides and substitute teachers …

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Conditioning is key to ski season preparation and avoiding injury (17)

September 25, 2014 — 

With ski season just around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about conditioning. Early season-ending injuries are all too common, and often avoidable. We spoke with Vail …

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Dream Stream fishing still good around Colorado Parks and Wildlife improvements (18)

September 24, 2014 — 

The Blue River below Dillon continues to fish fair. Midges are the primary fare, but there has been some dry-fly action with blue-wing olives and ant patterns. With the recent …

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Breckenridge Film Festival: Snowboarder Jeremy Jones chats about new backcountry flick “Higher” (19)

September 19, 2014 — 

Progression — the concept defines snowboarding and freeskiing. It’s taking the next step, adding an extra spin, dropping a bigger cliff, getting deeper into the backcountry, pushing the envolope further, …

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Organizers cancel 2014 Breckenridge Road Marathon, plan for 2015 (20)

September 18, 2014 — 

Runners hoping to participate in the first annual Breckenridge Road Marathon, half marathon and 8K this Saturday will have to wait another year. Event organizers announced a decision to cancel …

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