March 24, 2013
A racer takes off from the starting gate on Howelsen Hill and others wait their turn during the final Town Challenge skiing race of the season. The event drew nearly 40 skiers, up from 2012 but down from the kind of crowds the series drew when it was new, in the 1980s.
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Ski Town USA glowed, shining into a starless night through the windows of Howelsen Hill Lodge and onto the cold, groomed slopes of the iconic downtown Steamboat Springs ski hill.