Photos in the Vail Valley Oct. 15-21 | VailDaily.com

Photos in the Vail Valley Oct. 15-21

Vail continued to be active as fall ends and winter nears. The annual Man of the Cliff took place in Avon, Walking Mountains Science Center held its annual Halloween event and the 48th annual Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap took place at Dobson Ice Arena.

Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon.
Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon.
Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon.
Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon.
Tiffany Loman cracks into the second log of three during the speed chop of Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon. The event raises money for First Descents, a charity giving kids with cancer life-changing outdoor events.
Melanie Homoki of Summit County tosses the hammer during Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon. The event has raised more than $80,000 for First Descents, which assists young adults with or recovering from cancer.
People get a lesson on how to toss a spear during Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon. The key is not to toss it like a baseball, otherwise it goes flat and doesn’t stick.
Charlie Rhoades, left, and Adam Denno discuss their spear throw during Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon. Plaid was in no shortage.
Wood from the Speed Chopping during Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon. The two-day event started 2009 in Red Cliff.
Liz Westcot of Denver tosses a spear during Man of the Cliff Sunday, Oct. 15, in Avon.

 

Rich Clubine, owner of Active Energies, hangs a spider for Minturn’s Halloween event Monday, Oct. 30, in Minturn. The town is starting to look spooky for the annual event.

 

Workers scrape the Beaver Creek ice rink in preperation for painting Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Beaver Creek. The ice rink is repainted twice-a-year.

 

Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail.
Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail.
Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail.
Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail.
Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail.
Jessiah Heaton of Idaho helps Clay Hittle of Evergreen, Colorado, pick out skis during the 48th annual Vail Ski and Snowboard SWAP Friday, Oct. 20, at Dobson Ice Arean in Vail. The swap runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Dobson Ice Arena in Vail.
Crowds filled in Dobson Ice Arean quickly after doors opened for the annual Vail Ski Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail. Admission is free Saturday and Sunday.

 

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Thousands of discounted items were for sale during the annual Vail Ski Swap Friday, Oct. 20, at Dobson Ice Arean in Vail. Part of the sales benefits Ski and Snowboard Club Vail.
Hundreds of ski and snowboard boots were available during the annual Vail Ski Swap Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail. The event is back for its 48th year.
People browse the winter clothes during the annual Vail Ski Swap Friday, Oct. 20, at Dobson Ice Arean in Vail. All kinds of winter wear and gear can be found at the swap.
The line to get in for the early-bird opening for the annual Vail Ski and Snowboard SWAP Friday, Oct. 20, in Vail. Doors opened at 5 p.m. for early-bird shoppers.
People peruse the ski boots during the annual Vail Ski Swap Friday, Oct. 20, at Dobson Ice Arean in Vail. Volunteers are available to help shoppers with questions on products.

 

Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
David Gutowski, 5, of Avon is taught how to pan for gold during Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. Kids could pan for gold from different dirt in different states.
William Hoeger, 5, of Gypsum hammers for treasures during Walking Mountains’ Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. Multiple stations that taught kids history with hands-on fun.
Calvin Chopko, 3, greets a dinosaur during Walking Mountains’ Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. The theme was “Petrifying Past,” and the event tied in history and fun.
Harlow Stoycheff, 1, enjoys a cookie and the sights and sounds of Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. The fifth annual event was sold out, and featured a prehistoric theme.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon.
Kids take a walk through the haunted forest during Walking Mountains’ Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. The event has been running five years.
Kids run out of the haunted forest during Walking Mountains’ Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. The forest featured different spooky scenes.
Costumes were in no shortage for Walking Mountains Science Center’s Fright at the Museum Saturday, Oct. 21, in Avon. The theme focused on the past, while having fun and education mingle.