Latest News – February 17

Still a Winter Wonderland in Leadville Today

While the rest of Colorado may be seeing more springlike temperatures, Leadville and Lake County still has plenty of snow for outdoor winter recreation – and lots of it. So whether you’re looking to strap on the skinny skis and take in the miles and miles of Winter Trails for some backcountry solitude, or take in the excitement of snowmobile racing, then America’s Highest City is the place to be!

It was a beautiful start to the beginning of a long weekend for many in Leadville Today. America celebrates the Presidents with a 3-day weekend. The forecast for Lake County is one and off snow showers - perfect for outdoor winter recreation. Make it a good one! Photo: Jennifer Brown Rogowski Photography.

It was a beautiful start to the beginning of a long weekend for many in Leadville Today. America celebrates the Presidents with a 3-day weekend. The forecast for Lake County is one and off snow showers – perfect for outdoor winter recreation. Make it a good one! Photo: Jennifer Brown Rogowski Photography.

Spac_50Snow Drags Should See Fresh Snow for Saturday Races

The Leadville High Altitude Snow Drags Races will be held tomorrow, February 18 out at the Leadville golf course. Sponsored by the High Riders Snowmobile Club (HRSC), 2017 will mark the 4th year for an event the brings in snowmobilers from around the state, to compete for fun and prizes.snow-drags-logo

Competitors and fans have come to expect some demos available to check out, and some exciting contests, in various classes, including this year some new additions. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., racing at 10 a.m. at Mt. Massive Golf Course on Saturday, Feb. 18. 

Then on Sunday, Feb. 19 the High Riders club will have a social ride with Summit County’s High Country Snowmobile Club. This will take place Sunday morning at 10 a.m. at Chalk Falls Parking Lot (HWY 91 on the South Side of Freemont Pass). Moderate and advanced riders welcome. Contact JR Halvorsen for any further information. jrsnow22@gmail.com.

There’s still time to get involved in this year’s Leadville High Altitude Snowmobile Drags  contact JR Halverson  at crawfordsnow@gmail.com or 563-880-7526. Or connect with the High Riders Snowmobile Club Facebook Page. 

Remember if you want to help grow Leadville and Lake County’s winter tourism, be sure to get out and support these events through your participation or be a volunteer!Spac_50had-snow-drags-2017

 
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