January 28, 2011
Brothers Kent Banks, left, and Jon Banks are key components to the Winter Carnival’s annual Night Extravaganza. Jon Banks is the Lighted Man, a tradition started by his father, Claudius, in 1936.
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Winter Carnival tradition continues during Night Extravaganza at Howelsen Hill on Feb. 5
As the Lighted Man and son of Claudius Banks, who started the tradition in 1936, Jon Banks will make his 40th glowing descent down Howelsen Hill in the Winter Carnival’s most notable spectacle.