Sunlight Ski Resort is hosting the Dynafit Heathen Challenge (COSMIC Race) on Sunday, Jan. 17.
This is a backcountry hiking/climbing ski event where racers challenge each other to hike and ski the most challenging terrain at Sunlight.
On Monday, Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King Jr. holiday), the resort will host the IFSA Jr. Big Mountain Regionals on East Ridge.
For more information on these events, call 970-945-7491.
The Rifle Fireside Lanes presents Branded Bowling.
This is the 2015 Tattoo Bowling League that starts Wednesday, Jan. 14 and will continues for 15 weeks ending April 29.
League play happens every Wednesday night from 7 to 10 p.m. Every week, there will be a strike pot winner who will receive a $200 voucher redeemable at Mountain Ink Tattoo in Glenwood Springs toward a tattoo of their choice.
League requirements are that players must have a four-person team and cost is $15 per person per week, shoes not included. There will be a league meeting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 21.
This is a reoccurring league and several people have won one or more tattoo vouchers.
Aspen Mountain Snowshoe Tour
The Aspen Mountain Snowshoe Tour is offered everyday at 10 a.m.
Participants w eave in and out of serene spruce and fir forests starting at Richmond Ridge, in the company of a knowledgeable naturalist. The guided tours last two hours and participants learn about wildlife in winter, tracking, mountain ecology, Aspen history, avalanches, and winter habitats.
Meet the guide at the top of Aspen Mountain, in front of the gondola. Prices are $65 for adults, $58 for youth (13-17 years) and Seniors (over 65 years), $45 for children (7-12 years). The price is discounted if you have your own gondola pass. Tour price includes gondola ride, snack and warm drink, snowshoes, knowledgeable guide, and basic snowshoeing instruction.
Warm boots, winter clothing, sunscreen, and water are strongly recommended.
No reservations. Tours are made possible through a partnership between ACES, Aspen Skiing Company, and the White River National Forest (USFS).
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