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Bikepack pilgrimage: Frisco’s Zach Husted pedals through Colorado Trail in 11 days (podcast)

May 18, 2018 — Five weeks is the average time it takes for a hiker to traverse the entire 485-mile Colorado trail by foot. By bike, Frisco's Zach Husted completed his own 539-mile journey on and around the trail in 11 days. And he did it alone. For the

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Silverthorne’s Steele Spence describes the life of a Winter Olympics judge (with podcast)

May 4, 2018 — Judge or be judged — Steele Spence has been on both sides of the equation. The Silverthorne athlete has tested his mettle as a freeskier at X Games in Aspen, and he's also watched with a critic's eye as a judge at the 2018 Winter

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Listen: Copper Mountain groomer describes experience at Olympics, reconnecting with old friend in Taiwan

April 28, 2018 — The last time Paul Hoagland was back in his own Summit County bed was more than a quarter of a year ago, before he was brought into a Taiwanese vocational school as a show-and-tell exhibit, before he said no to a foreign dish called "Stinking

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Listen: Oldest Imperial Challenge racer describes what it took to cross finish line

April 27, 2018 — At about 2 p.m. last Saturday at the base of Breckenridge Ski Resort's Peak 8, Imperial Challenge race coordinator Jeff Westcott began to recite the age division winners as part of the April 21 run, bike, skin, snowshoe, splitboard and ski "pseudo-triathlon" event. And to

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Podcast: Breckenridge’s ‘Doc PJ’ chats Saturday’s Imperial Challenge ‘psuedo-triathlon’

April 19, 2018 — Take heed the rest of you Imperial Challenge contestants out there: Doc P.J.'s bike tires still have studs on them. The forecast may be calling for 8-16 inches of snow through Saturday morning here in the High Country, but that won't stop Craig "Doc PJ"

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After Pyeongchang glory, Amy Purdy hopes to continue to push Adaptive Action Sports into future (includes podcast)

April 13, 2018 — Returning to Summit County for the first time since she won two Paralympic medals in South Korea last month, as flurries fell in Frisco on Friday afternoon Amy Purdy was — perhaps surprisingly — stoked to get back on the hill. "I mean," Purdy said,

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Summit Up Stories: New audio series showcases tales from Summit County locals; Haley Littleton is up first

April 12, 2018 — The Summit Daily News is debuting a new storytelling series on our website called Summit Up Stories. These audio presentations will feature true short stories told by the Summit County locals that lived them. Our first story is by Haley Littleton, communications and marketing coordinator

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Listen to history: The construction of the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel, the highest vehicle tunnel in America

March 29, 2018 — Completed in the 1970s, the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel was an incredible feat of transportation engineering, at one point in history standing as the highest vehicular tunnel in the world. Construction of the tunnels took some lives, and ended up costing more than twice the original

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Listen to history: True South Park murder stories from the 1800s

March 22, 2018 — The latest Frisco Historic Park & Museum Winter Lecture Series presentation dove into four true murder stories from the 1800s. The events happened in Park County,  just across the Divide in Hall Valley (near Webster Pass); Jefferson (Georgia Pass); and Como (Boreas Pass). “South Park Perils:

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Listen to history: ‘Sisters of Courage,’ one family’s journey homesteading near Grand Lake

March 15, 2018 — In the era of the Civil War, westward expansion and the Panic of 1893,  the Harbison sisters traveled from Denver to settle near Grand Lake and begin life anew. Annie and Kittie Harbison homesteaded side by side in the Kawuneeche Valley, creating a successful daily ranch

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Listen to Summit County’s history: They weren’t all prostitutes and gamblers

March 8, 2018 — Dr. Sandie Mather was the latest presenter at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum’s Winter Lecture Series. On Wednesday, March 7, Mather presented “They weren’t all prostitutes and gamblers,” about the lives of the women living in Summit County in the 1880s and 1890s. Mather

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Listen: Women of the Gold Rush; tales of prostitutes, philanthropists and other notable women of history

March 2, 2018 — On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Frisco Historic Park and Museum's winter lecture series continued with “Women of the Gold Rush,” presented by Minneapolis jewelry designer T Lee. With the assistance of two other storytellers, Lee weaved tales of the reformed prostitute, the persistent philanthropist, the reluctant doctor,

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Listen: Art Burrows takes you on an alpine ski tour of the mysterious Gore Range

February 16, 2018 — During his early spring alpine ski tour across Summit County's majestic Gore Range, Art Burrows and his ski mountaineering companions encountered some adventurous locals, a pack that had just survived a cold and snowy Rocky Mountain winter. "We worked our way up to the Dora

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Listen: Tales of backcountry rescues from a Summit County Rescue Group coordinator

February 16, 2018 — For 45 years, volunteers of Summit County’s mountain rescue team have been responding to backcountry calls for help. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, as part of the Frisco Historic Park and Museum’s winter lecture series, Summit County Rescue Group coordinator Glen Kraatz recounted both funny and harrowing tales of

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Podcast: But just how did Red Gerard do it? U.S. snowboarder Dylan Thomas carefully breaks down the gold medal run

February 11, 2018 — While meticulously talking through each step that combined into Red Gerard's Olympic gold medal slopestyle run in South Korea, U.S. snowboarder Dylan Thomas summed up how it happened. "You know," Thomas said, "Red has the perfect mindset for this kind of course." https://www.summitdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GerardPodcast-SDN-021218.m4a LISTEN: U.S.

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Silverthorne snowboarders Corning, Gerard, Mack drop into debut Olympics Friday night (with podcast)

February 8, 2018 — While a young Red Gerard was first perfecting his distinctive, smooth snowboard style alongside his older brother Malachi, one of his future best friends, Kyle Mack, and his future Olympic friend and teammate Chris Corning were playing a different sport: youth football. Before the two

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Listen: Frisco Winter Lecture Series begins with ‘The story of the Breckenridge Ski Area and its runs’

February 8, 2018 — Local historian Rick Hague with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance kicked off the Frisco Historic Park and Museum 2018 Winter Lecture Series on Wednesday, Feb. 7, with “Ski Through History — The Story of the Breckenridge Ski Area and its Runs.” Breckenridge is a rare ski area

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Summit Daily podcast: Author Jane Parnell talks about ‘Off Trail,’ her new memoir of mountaineering and trauma

January 26, 2018 — Author Jane Parnell will talk about her new memoir from 3 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 3 at the South Branch Library located at 103 S. Harris St. in Breckenridge. Summit Daily editor Ben Trollinger recently sat down with Parnell to discuss "Off Trail: Finding

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