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Team Summit freestyle skier Tori Ware recognized as USSA Rocky Mountain Division Colorado All-Star

October 16, 2017 — Freestyle skier Tori Ware of Team Summit is among 50 young alpine and freestyle athletes from across Colorado recognized on Sunday as USSA Rocky Mountain Division Colorado All-Stars. The young athletes compete on the local, national and international levels in pursuit of earning a place

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Prep roundup: Tigers XC posts 18 personal-bests in Rifle

October 14, 2017 — Summit cross-country is heading into regionals firing on all sneakers after posting 18 personal-best times Thursday at an invitational meet in Rifle. In the team results, the boys finished fourth out of 17, and the girls were seventh, also out of 17 teams. Tigers coach

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Mountain Wheels: Volkswagen’s Southwest SUV road trip offers glimpse of Atlas (review)

October 14, 2017 — Many years ago, I made a voyage to the Grand Canyon and across the Navajo Nation of northeastern Arizona that, for a variety of reasons, was perhaps not the best chance to see the nature and beauty of that part of the Southwest. Luckily, I

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LIVE stream from opening day at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

October 13, 2017 — We are live at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on opening day, Friday, Oct. 13. Tag your photos #ABasin or #arapahoebasin

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As baby boomers leave ski slopes, millennials fail to fill gap

October 10, 2017 — Skiers riding the Payday lift at Park City Mountain Resort on opening day last ski season. As demographics change in the ski industry, resorts are looking for ways to entice more young adults to ski. (Park Record file photo) PARK CITY—Ski resorts expect older, wealthier

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October skiing on Loveland Pass (photo slideshow)

October 7, 2017 — On Tuesday morning, skiers and snowboarders trekked out to Loveland Pass for some early season fresh powder turns. Summit's nearby ski area, Arapahoe Basin, received 19 inches of snow in two days as of last Monday morning. The conditions were cold enough for light snow

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Summit High prep roundup: Chasing records, returning with a vengence and golfing at state

October 7, 2017 — Volleyball team captain Sage Kent is chasing Summit High School's record for digs in a single season, and if she keeps racking them up at same the torrid pace, the only question is by how much she'll break that record. Coach Annie Hettinger described her

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Mountain Wheels: Entirely renewed Chevy Traverse provides just-right-sized charms (review)

October 7, 2017 — Consumers who've largely migrated to the SUV world certainly have a tough range of choices when it comes to Chevrolet's offerings, which stretch from compact crossovers to the colossus of Suburban and Tahoe. Right in the middle of all of that, the Traverse has now

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Summit soccer battling for postseason berth

October 6, 2017 — If the Summit Tigers want to secure their place in the Class 4A boys soccer state tournament, they have to win games like Thursday's matchup with Class 4A Western Slope Conference foe Rifle. This is good news for the Tigers as they edged out a

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Steamboat Springs local to canoe across America

October 3, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — First it was canoeing 5,230 miles up – yes, up – the Mississippi River to the Arctic Ocean. Now, Steamboat Springs' Luke Kimmes is embarking on another callous-causing canoe expedition. This spring, Kimmes — and Canadian, French-speaking comrades Martin Trahan, Yan Kaczynski

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Colorado College hockey team skates with community

September 30, 2017 — Member of the Colorado College hockey team skated with the public on Friday night. On Saturday, the team took on the University of Lethbridge in an exhibition match at Stephen C. West ice arena in Breckenridge.

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Prep roundup: Tigers boys soccer on a roll with two straight wins

September 30, 2017 — Summit is playing strong soccer halfway through the boys season, and the Tigers' success has the team eyeing a berth in the state tourney. "The boys are rolling," coach Tommy Gogolen said after his team picked up its second victory of the week Thursday with

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Mountain Wheels: Metris van offers Mercedes-Benz’s least expensive entry point (review)

September 30, 2017 — While one might think that a week spent driving a plain-jane, white passenger van with steel wheels and manually adjusted side mirrors might be the furthest thing from a car-reviewer's nirvana, that was not the case. It is now an increasing rarity to see an

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Route Finder: Treasure the bonds of friendship forged in the wild (column)

September 29, 2017 — Time in the mountains with a friend or friends is so much more fun than going it alone. Don't get me wrong, I love a nice solo jaunt into the hills to clear one's head and focus deep within. Sometimes when I have a really

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Colorado College, Division 1 hockey comes to Breckenridge rink

September 29, 2017 — Exhibition to feature highest level of hockey ever played at Breckenridge rink This weekend Colorado College will begin its 2017-18 hockey season with an exhibition game against the University of Lethbridge in Canada, bringing the highest level of hockey that's ever been played to the

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River report for the weekend of Sept. 29 to Oct. 3

September 28, 2017 — Don't put away that fly rod for the season just yet. Fishing has been excellent in all of the waterways thanks to cooler daytime temperatures, fewer people and boats, and less pressure on the fish — all despite lower water levels. Be sure to concentrate

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Lindsey Vonn may finally get her chance to race against men

September 27, 2017 — GENEVA — Lindsey Vonn's request to race against men in a World Cup downhill will be studied again by the International Ski Federation (FIS) next week. The United States team will make the formal proposal at pre-season meetings hosted by FIS in Zurich, the governing

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Summit Black dominates Tigers’ girls rugby tourney

September 23, 2017 — If there were any questions about who's the team to beat coming into Saturday's girls rugby tournament at Summit High School, the hosting Tigers answered them by taking down Westside Swarm 33-5 in the championship bout. The two rivals both came into the 7s Series

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Prep roundup: Summit senior earns ‘well-deserved’ trip to state golf tournament

September 23, 2017 — Summit senior golfer Tyler Horii punched his ticket to the state tournament on Monday by shooting a team-best 84 at The Bridges Golf and Country Club in Montrose. It was the Class 4A Region 4 boys golf tournament, and hanging on the outcome were berths

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Mountain Wheels: Acura’s sporty TLX seeks a high-altitude boost (review)

September 23, 2017 — We always seem to want that which we cannot have, often with good reason — though in the automotive world, if you throw enough money at those desires, nearly anything is possible. Thus, a magic solution appeared to resolve the central issue I had with

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