Swap is next weekend in Vail
VAIL, Colorado – Ski and Snowboard Club Vail’s annual Ski and Snowboard Swap offers everything from alpine, snowboard, telemark and nordic equipment to winter clothing and accessories such as helmets, gloves and goggles. Vendors bring their best selection of new and used products and the general public sells their used gear. Public check-in is from 4-7 p.m. Thursday and from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the west end of Dobson Ice Arena. There is a 5 percent fee. Cash or check only. Public check-out is 3-6 p.m. Saturday.The sale begins with early bird shopping from 5-7 p.m. Friday ($15 or $5 with a student ID). From 7-10 p.m. Friday, the cost is $5.The sale continues from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, with a $5 entry fee. It is free from 1-5 p.m. Saturday. There is also a “blowout sale” from 8-10 p.m. Sunday.All proceeds from the Swap benefit Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, a nearly 50-year-old nonprofit athletic organization providing programs in Olympic snow sports for kids just starting out at 5 years of age up to Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn.Visit http://www.skiclubvail.org or call 970-476-5119 for more information.