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Steamboat woman raising childhood sex abuse awareness through North Pole expedition

January 17, 2019 — Eirlaiani Abdul Rahman came to Steamboat Springs three years ago to learn how to ski.Now, she’s preparing to become the first Singaporean national to ski 100 miles over 10 days across the North Pole.

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Colorado ski resorts see improved snowfall compared with dry 2017-18 winter

January 17, 2019 — For people seeking mountain adventures in resort towns, this winter has been a welcome return to heavier snowfall and more powder days.

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Steamboat, Forest Service to hire outside group to lead discussions on Mad Rabbit project in Routt National Forest

January 15, 2019 — The U.S. Forest Service and the city of Steamboat Springs have brought the Keystone Policy Center on to facilitate discussion on the Mad Rabbit project, a proposal that would build a presently undetermined amount of trails in the areas of Mad Creek, Rocky Peak and Rabbit Ears Pass.

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New gravel ride headlines Tour de Steamboat registration

January 15, 2019 — Registration for the 2019 Tour de Steamboat has begun, and riders will have even more to be excited about this year.The ride, slated for Saturday, July 20, has added a 72-100 mile gravel race to the mix.

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Hans Guggisberg: A Four Points favorite

January 12, 2019 — Over the last decade, Hans has become a beloved face at Four Points. He never intended to work as a liftie, but a Swiss lottery allowed him to leave a lifelong career and travel to the U.S. Since then, he has found that seasonal jobs offer a freedom that he doesn’t plan on squashing anytime soon.

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Triple Crown Sports proposes new snowmobile hill climb event in Steamboat Springs

January 12, 2019 — The Steamboat Hill Climb and the B Fest would feature a professional race up Howelsen Hill as a part of the Rocky Mountain States Hill Climb Association series, complete with a barbecue and bourbon festival with a Saturday night concert at the base.

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RESULTS: Nordic Excavating Hitchens Bros. Wednesday Night Jump Night No. 1

January 11, 2019 — Nordic Excavating Hitchens Bros. Wednesday Night Jump Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Jan. 9 — Steamboat Springs WNJ #1 – Nordic U10 FEMALE Place, name, total 1 Sadie McCrank 56.5 U10 Male 1 Austin Johnson 109 2 Ethan Maines 103.9 3 Nathan Rind 103.2 4

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New snow increases the risk of avalanches in Routt County backcountry

January 6, 2019 — It’s avalanche season in the Rocky Mountains.The Colorado Avalanche Information Center is forecasting a considerable risk of avalanches at all elevations and all slope aspects Monday, due to new snowfall forming a storm slab on top of weaker layers of snow.

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New Routt County snowshoe race series encourages recreation over competition

January 3, 2019 — Sloth Events is bringing a new, recreational snowshoe race series to Routt County.The series, which features four snowshoe races in January and February will host 50 participants to come out and try a new sport.

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Colder weather means more options for Steamboat Springs fat bikers

January 2, 2019 — The frigid temperatures and influx of visitors has people looking for winter activities outside of downhill skiing.In addition to fat biking trails opening at Howelsen Hill, both Haymaker and Lake Catamount Nordic centers also offer trails for fat bike enthusiasts or beginners looking for a change of scenery.

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Howelsen Hill opens Nordic trails to fat bikes

December 29, 2018 — Howelsen Hill has opened its Nordic trails to fat bikes for its fifth winter season."Fat biking on Howelsen Hill is an alternative to other areas," Parks, open space and trails manager Craig Robinson said. "It’s wider and people like to just add up the miles when they’re training for endurance events. We want to provide an option for multi-use and if they can treat other users with respect, we believe it can be done." 

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CrossFit Steamboat introduces new sober active community, The Phoenix

December 27, 2018 — Recovery is harder to picture for those who don’t understand. In movies or TV shows, it’s depicted as people sitting in a circle, talking about their past at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. Ronnie Waneka, owner of CrossFit Steamboat, is trying to change that narrative by bringing a program called The Phoenix to Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat Springs Pentathlon canceled after 27 years

December 26, 2018 — After 27 years, the Steamboat Pentathlon has run its course.As of Dec. 21, the City of Steamboat Springs has announced that it will no longer sponsor the event due to declining participation, scarcity of sponsorships and conflicting events.

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Steamboat Springs athlete takes on Patagonman extreme triathlon

December 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Extreme triathlons provide opportunities to see the world’s most beautiful places at the price of a rigorous expedition. The last time Steamboat Springs triathlete TJ Thrasher did an Xtri was the Alaskaman Triathlon in July 2017, a part of the Xtri World

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With 2 backcountry rescues in 2 days, Steamboat Resort reminds visitors not to venture into unfamiliar backcountry

December 20, 2018 — Steamboat Ski Patrol completed two out-of-bounds rescues in two consecutive days. 

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SBT GRVL looks to diversify participation after selling out in 6 days

December 11, 2018 — SBT GRVL, a new cycling race coming to Steamboat Springs on Aug. 18, 2019, sold out in six days.

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Ice getting thick enough for ice fishing at state parks in the Yampa Valley

December 10, 2018 — Ice fishing season is kicking off in the Yampa Valley.

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Frances Hohl: UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center hosts ‘Stop the Bleed’ class

December 9, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When my editor asked me to cover a Stop the Bleed class to give readers a first-person account, I have to admit, I thought, "Oh my, I'm too fat to be getting down on the floor with Resuscitation Annie and my bad

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Steamboat gravel race opens registration

December 4, 2018 — Steamboat Springs' first-ever gravel cycling race, slated for August 2019, has opened its registration online. 

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SSWSC Winter Start postponed until Sunday, Dec. 2

December 1, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Due to unfavorable conditions, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club has decided to postpone the ski jumping portion of the Nordic combined competition until Sunday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. Athletes will be warming up at 8 a.m. Haymaker Nordic Center opens

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