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One for the books: Colorado Mountain College student balances skiing, class

Persistent snow made for a great day of skiing on the final day of the season at Steamboat Ski Area. For one area student, it was one more highlight from what's been a great winter.

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Local rock climber gives presentation of her 'life sport'

Steamboat resident and rock climbing world-record holder Tori Allen gave a presentation Thursday at Steamboat Springs Middle School as part of the campus's Everything Outdoors Steamboat program.

Steamboat Stinger registration opens

The Steamboat Stinger mountain bike race will return to Emerald Mountain in downtown Steamboat Springs this summer, August 16 and 17, and organizers expect the fourth-annual event to fill up with the same blazing speed the previous three versions have.

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Committee discusses prospects of several new multi-use trails on Rabbit Ears Pass

Projects discussed Wednesday included a possible renovation of the old U.S. Highway 40 and the installation of new downhill biking trails.

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Cody's Challenge blows up Saturday

Cody's Challenge enjoyed its biggest year to date, doubling its participation to 160 athletes for Saturday's race. The event saw athletes of all variety tackle one of Steamboat's most difficult courses.

Results for the Smartwool Championships/Tom Garner Games Friday

Results for the Smartwool Champoinships/Tom Garner Games Friday at the Steamboat Ski Area.

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Routt County Riders group places deposit on singletrack trail-building unit

Routt County Riders put down a deposit on a piece of singletrack trail-building equipment it has had its eyes on for months.

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Annual Glide the Divide draws big crowd, treacherous weather

The 10th annual Glide the Divide ski race — considered one of the toughest single-day races in the world — was met with a new challenge this year: treacherous weather unlike anything seen during the previous decade.

Rocky Central U16 Regional Championships Friday results

Rocky Central U16 Regional Championships Friday results

Fat Cat 22k results

Fat Cat 22k results

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Leg amputation doesn't slow cancer survivor's Paralympic dreams

The Sunshine Kids program is in Steamboat this week, and one snowboarder is riding through a 2011 leg amputation with Paralympic aspirations.

Backyard bird watchers wanted for worldwide count

Beginning Friday and continuing through Monday, bird lovers in Steamboat Springs and around the world are invited to participate in the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, counting and logging various species of birds wherever they can.

Moonlight snowshoe planned for Valentine's Day

Looking for something special to do this Valentine’s Day? On Friday, Yampatika is inviting locals and tourists ages 12 and older to participate in the group's second-to-last moonlight snowshoe tour of the year.

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Steamboat heads to annual SIA tradeshow in Denver

It might be easier to find untracked lines this weekend at Steamboat Ski Area. Not because of the recent storm blanketing Mt. Werner, but because of the annual Snowsports Industries America (SIA) SIA Snow Show in Denver, held this year Jan. 30 - Feb. 2 at the Colorado Convention Center.

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Popularity of fat bikes extends season for cyclists in Steamboat Springs

The mountain bike season used to be limited to a few months in Steamboat Springs, but fat bikes allow cyclists to follow new trails into the winter season.

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