Outdoors

The Edge: A handy calendar of winter events

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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.

Mardi Gras: A New Orleans-style masquerade ball at 9,600 feet. Feb. 13-16. Breckenridge, Colo. Hwy 9, south of I-70, Breckenridge, 1-877-864-0868, www.gobreck.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.

CDA Ski Challenge: Sat., Feb. 13. Powderhorn Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Rd. (Mesa), Mesa, 970-268-5700, www.powderhorn.com.

Women's Ski Weekend and Buton Woman's Ride Camp: Feb. 13-14. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

United States of America Snowboard Association: Halfpipe & Slopestyle: Feb. 13-14. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series: Acts TBA. Sat., Nov. 28; Sat., Jan. 30; Sun., Feb. 14; Sun., March 21; Fri., March 26. Aspen/Snowmass, Colo. Hwy. 82, Aspen, 1-800-525-6200, www.aspensnowmass.com.

Mountaintop Matrimony: The 19th annual ceremony and reception, mass wedding and vow renewal. Sun., Feb. 14. Loveland Ski Area, 12 mi. east of Silverthorne at I-70, Exit 216, Georgetown, 1-800-736-3SKI, www.skiloveland.com.

Cooper Cup #4: Sun., Feb. 14. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks: Thu., Dec. 31; Sun., Feb. 14; Wed., March 17. Steamboat, Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Springs.

CarniVail: Celebrate Mardi Gras in Vail with a crawfish boil, parade, free concert and more. Feb. 14-16. Vail, I-70, Vail, 1-800-475-4543, www.vail.com.

Rocky Mountain Division J3 Junior Olympic Qualifier: Feb. 14-15. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Women's Program: Session 2 Tuesdays Starts: Tue., Feb. 16. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Extreme Freeskiing Championships: Competitors vie for the largest cash purse on the freeskiing circuit. Feb. 17-21. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

Women's Program: Session 2 Wednesdays: Wed., Feb. 17. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

USSA Race: Dan Prater Memorial Cup: Colorado's top 11- and 12-year-old racers compete. Feb. 18-21. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

Keystone KIDTOPIA: Explore an ultimate snow fort, dance to live music, make arts and crafts, go disco tubing and more. Feb. 18-21. Keystone Resort, Hwy. 6, from I-70, Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, Dillon, 1-800-468-5004, www.keystoneresort.com.

10th Mountain Division Annual Reunion: Fri., Feb. 19. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Colorado Special Olympics: Fri., Feb. 19. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Wells Fargo Ski Cup: A benefit for the National Sports Center for the Disabled; featuring Denver celebrities, amateur skiers and riders and disabled ski racers competing in an array of serious and fun events. Feb. 19-21. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Team Challenge: Teams of three will be judged on skill, costume theme, synchronization and overall impression. Sat., Feb. 20. Echo Mountain Terrain Park, 19285 Hwy. 103, Idaho Springs, www.echomtnpark.com.

Kids Trek Program: Session 2 Saturdays Starts: Sat., Feb. 20. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Fifth Annual Telefest: Sat., Feb. 20. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.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.

Youth Ski League Race: Sun., Feb. 21. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Kids Trek Program: Session 2 Sundays Starts: Sun., Feb. 21. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Youth Ski League: Slalom: Sun., Feb. 21. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Ski for NSCD: An online fundraising program in conjunction with the Wells Fargo Cup. Sun., Feb. 21. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.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.

Special Olympics: Mon., Feb. 22. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Plus Card Free Week: Feb. 22-28. Powderhorn Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Rd. (Mesa), Mesa, 970-268-5700, www.powderhorn.com.

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