Outdoors

The Edge: A handy calendar of winter events

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Council Cup: Feb. 25-28. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Colorado Freeride Championships: Entry-level events and championships for skiers and riders. Feb. 26-28. Snowmass Mountain, Snowmass Village, Snowmass Village, 1-800-843-1579, www.snowmassvillage.com.

Rocky Mountain Freestyle Divisional Championships: The top youth freestyle competitors in the region. Feb. 26-28. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Black Mountain Lodge Dinner in the Dolomites: Sat., Feb. 27. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, 28194 US Hwy 6, Dillon, 1-888-272-7246, www.arapahoebasin.com.

USASA Southwest Series Superpipe: Watch as talented young rippers compete to earn a spot at the 2010 USASA National Championships; join in for $25 per event. Jan. 2-3; Sat., Jan. 9; Sat., Jan. 30; Sat., Feb. 27. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

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.

Transworld Snowboarding Trans-AM Jam: For up-and-coming amateur riders. Sat., Feb. 27. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

USASA Southwest Series Giant Slalom and Slalom Race: Watch some of the region's most talented young rippers compete to earn a spot at the 2010 USASA National Championships; compete yourself for $25 per event. Sun., Feb. 28. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

DoJoe Uphill Downhill Race: Sun., Feb. 28, www.dojoe.org. Eldora Mountain Resort, 21 west of Boulder via Colo. Hwy. 119, Nederland, 303-440-8700, www.eldora.com.

Twelve-Hour Endurance Race: Sun., Feb. 28. Sunlight Mountain Resort, 10901 County Rd. 117, Glenwood Springs, 1-800-445-7931, www.sunlightmtn.com.

March

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

Senior Discount Day: Wed., Jan. 6; Wed., Jan. 20; Wed., Feb. 3; Wed., Feb. 17; Wed., March 3; Wed., March 24. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Sasquatch Sunday: Come dressed as Sasquatch and get a free lift ticket. Thu., March 4. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

USSA Tele Races: March 4-5. Ski Cooper, U.S. Route 24, 9 miles west of Leadville, Leadville, 719-486-2277, www.skicooper.com.

Ski & Ride School Steep and Deep Camp: A three-day intensive class on the most challenging Winter Park terrain. March 4-6. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

Winter Culinary Festival: Experience Keystone's award-winning cuisine. March 5-7. Keystone Resort, Hwy. 6, from I-70, Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, Dillon, 1-800-468-5004, www.keystoneresort.com.

Rocky Mountain Series: Encompassing all disciplines of snowboarding. Sat., Dec. 19; Jan. 9-10; Jan. 23-24; Jan. 30-31; March 6-7. Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Cir., Frisco, 1-866-841-2481, www.coppercolorado.com.

Rippin' Chicks Steeps Camp with Alison Gannett: March 6-7. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

Kids Park Challenge: Sat., March 6. Powderhorn Resort, 48338 Powderhorn Rd. (Mesa), Mesa, 970-268-5700, www.powderhorn.com.

Melanoma Awareness Day: Sat., March 6. 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.

Loveland Telemark Clinics: Offered for adults of all abilities. Sat., Jan. 9; Sun., Jan. 24; Sat., Feb. 6; Sun., Feb. 21; Sun., March 7; Sat., March 13. Loveland Ski Area, 12 mi. east of Silverthorne at I-70, Exit 216, Georgetown, 1-800-736-3SKI, www.skiloveland.com.

NCAA Championships: CU-Boulder hosts the Division I Men & Women's Skiing Championships in Steamboat. March 10-13. Steamboat, Steamboat Springs, Steamboat Springs.

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.

Rail Jam: Sat., March 13. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, 28194 US Hwy 6, Dillon, 1-888-272-7246, www.arapahoebasin.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.

USASA Southwest Series BX: Watch as some of the region's most talented young rippers compete to earn a spot at the USASA National Championships; compete yourself for $25 per event. March 13-14. Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Hwy. 135, Crested Butte.

Winter Park Freeskiing Open: Slopestyle: Amateur and professional competitions. March 13-14. Winter Park Resort, Exit 232 from I-70 onto Hwy. 40, Winter Park, 1-800-979-0332, www.winterparkresort.com.

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.

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