Monthly Archives: January 2010

‘Disciples of Gill’ showing again at Neptune

If you missed it last time, Pat Ament’s bouldering retrospective will show again at 7 p.m. Thursday at Neptune Mountaineering. The film, ‘Disciples of Gill,’ chronicles John Gill’s circle of friends during the early days of bouldering and includes 1970s … Continue reading

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Boulder man completes first unassisted, unsupported crossing of Antarctica

Add this to your Boulder uber-athlete files: Ryan Waters, 36, of Boulder, finished crossing Antarctica with expedition partner Cecilie Skog on Thursday. Most people use kites to ski-sail across the continent, but Waters and Skog crossed without skis or other … Continue reading

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Weekend snow report: Do the Summit County snow dance

If I had a Five Mountain Pass, I might have tried to sell it in frustration to a me-lookalike on Craigslist last week. Does anyone remember the last powder day in Summit County? To boot: A Basin is reporting 300 … Continue reading

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The indoors can be fun in Boulder. Really.

My column for today is packed with ways to entertain your non-outdoorsy friends and family when they come to visit. Reality check: You love your family more than you love snowboarding. One of those indoor suggestions involves beer. Indoorsy and … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for injured mountain biker tonight

I first read about this accident on 303cycling.com, and I was struck by the same sentiment author Kris shared — this really could happen to any of us: “This is a story of a local cyclist, Kirk Williams, who was … Continue reading

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X Games student discount at Aspen

If you’re on the eight-year plan at CU, this might not work for you. But students in the the 24-and-younger crowd can pick up a two-day lift ticket to any of Aspen’s four mountains for $87 during the Winter X … Continue reading

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Rail Riot tomorrow

Boulder Snowboard Group is billing it as “one of the sickest competitions you’ve ever seen” — I think that calls for a Red Bull — and it’s open to everyone. The Rail Riot is tomorrow at Loveland. Registration starts at … Continue reading

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First avalanche death of winter in Colorado

Colorado’s first avalanche death of the winter happened in an out-of-bounds area near Vail earlier this month. Skiers spotted the body of Jasper McGrath, a snowboarder who had been missing since January 6, yesterday near the Miller Cliffs, outside of … Continue reading

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