Outdoors

The Edge: A handy calendar of winter events

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All Terrain All Conditions Clinic: Explore some of Loveland's most challenging terrain and fine-tune your skills; for advanced and expert skiers. Sun., Dec. 20; Sun., Jan. 10; Sun., Feb. 7; Sun., March 14; Sun., April 4. Loveland Ski Area, 12 mi. east of Silverthorne at I-70, Exit 216, Georgetown, 1-800-736-3SKI, www.skiloveland.com.

Teacher and Student Appreciation Day: Sun., Jan. 10. Sunlight Mountain Resort, 10901 County Rd. 117, Glenwood Springs, 1-800-445-7931, www.sunlightmtn.com.

Women's Ski Camp: With Deb Armstrong. Dec. 15-17; Jan. 12-13; Feb. 9-11; March 2-4. Steamboat, Steamboat Springs.

Ski Jam VII: Renowned jam bands in Steamboat. Jan. 13-14. Steamboat, Steamboat Springs.

Masters Speed Camp: Dec. 19-23; Fri., Jan. 15; Fri., March 19. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

En Fuego: Sat., Jan. 16; Sat., Feb. 13; Sat., March 13; Sat., April 3. Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Cir., Frisco, 1-866-841-2481, www.coppercolorado.com.

Junior FIS Ski League: Bringing athletes ages 15 and up to the valley for two days of slalom racing action. Jan. 16-17. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

The Horn Park Competition: Sat., Jan. 16. Powderhorn Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Rd., Mesa, 970-268-5700, www.powderhorn.com.

Masters Race: Sat., Jan. 16; Mon., Jan. 18; March 20-21. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

COSMIC Ski Mountaineering Race: Sat., Jan. 16. Sunlight Mountain Resort, 10901 County Rd. 117, Glenwood Springs, 1-800-445-7931, www.sunlightmtn.com.

Mary Jane Bump Jamborees: A mogul clinic designed for all ability levels. Sat., Jan. 16; Sun., Jan. 17; Sat., Feb. 20; Sat., March 6. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Cooper Cup #2: Sun., Jan. 17. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Mary Jane Tele-Daze: Learn the fundamental skills of telemark skiing from certified instructors. Sun., Dec. 20; Sun., Jan. 17; Sun., Jan. 31; Sun., Feb. 21; Sun., March 14. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Cowboy Downhill: The 36th annual exposition of professional rodeo cowboys competing in a ski rodeo. Tue., Jan. 19. Steamboat, Steamboat Springs.

Nighthawks Race Series: Wed., Jan. 20; Wed., Jan. 27; Wed., Feb. 3; Wed., Feb. 10; Wed., Feb. 17; Wed., Feb. 24, www.eldora.com/programs.nighthawks.html. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Middle School Races: Thu., Jan. 21; Fri., Feb. 12. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

High School Races: Fri., Jan. 22. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Bob's Ski & Ride School Mogul Camp: Learn to love Mary Jane's infamous bumps. Jan. 22-24; Feb. 3-5; Feb. 24-26; March 12-14. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Mary Jane's Birthday Bash: Celebrate the beloved lady in winter carnival style. Jan. 22-Feb. 24. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Chef's Cup Dinner & Dance: Grand County chefs showcase their culinary talents; proceeds benefit the Winter Park Competition Center. Fri., Jan. 22. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Talons Challenge: Complete 13 black-diamond and double-black diamond runs. Sat., Jan. 23. Beaver Creek Resort, I-70, Exit 167, Avon, 1-800-404-3535, 1-970-845-9090, www.beavercreek.com.

Betty Fest: Two days of skiing and riding in a fun, non-intimidating environment. Dec. 12-13; Jan. 23-24; Feb. 27-28; March 27-28. Keystone Resort, Hwy. 6, from I-70, Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, Dillon, 1-800-468-5004, www.keystoneresort.com.

Gatorade Free Flow Tour: Seeking for the country's best amateur snowboarders and skiers; the official amateur series of the Winter Dew Tour. Jan. 23-24. Keystone Resort, Hwy. 6, from I-70, Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, Dillon, 1-800-468-5004, www.keystoneresort.com.

Sunlight Ski Club J5 Festival Race: Sat., Jan. 23. Sunlight Mountain Resort, 10901 County Rd. 117, Glenwood Springs, 1-800-445-7931, www.sunlightmtn.com.

Surefoot Colorado Ski Cup: Men and women's giant slalom, slalom, downhill and super g competitions. Dec. 12-13; Dec. 19-20; Jan. 23-28. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Winter Park Amateur Freeride Series: King of the Grommets -- Slopestyle: Open to freeriders ages 13 and under. Sat., Jan. 23. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Youth Ski League: Giant Slalom: Sun., Jan. 24. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Out on the Mountain: Gay ski week in Vail, with group ski days, parties, a scavenger hunt, competitions and more. Jan. 27-31, 970-477-1777. Vail, I-70, Vail, www.vail.com.

ESPN Winter X Games: Ski, snowboard and snowmobile extreme events. Jan. 28-31. Aspen/Snowmass, Colo. Hwy. 82, Aspen, 1-800-525-6200, www.aspensnowmass.com.

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