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The Ice Man Climbeth: John Beaupre reaches the top of his homemade ice-climbing wall.

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At Home: Growing number of locals keep winter recreation close to home

You don’t have to go to the ski resort, Howelsen Hill or even the ice rink to get your winter sports fix. With a little creativity, local homeowners are taking matters into their own hands — and yards — creating everything from backyard rails to rinks just a snowball’s throw from the fridge.

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