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One of Steamboat's most characteristic events, part of the draw for the event is a chance at unbridled silliness as seen in this photo.

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Looking back on 94 Winter Carnivals

In the 95 years since Carl Howelsen hosted the first "Midwinter Sports Carnival" in Steamboat Springs, the event has captured a community's imagination and daredevil spirit with horse-drawn skiers, record-breaking jumps, parades and shovel rides down Lincoln Avenue, and lots of pyrotechnics.

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