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Ski Joring & Crystal Carnival

What Is Ski Joring?
Leadville ski joring is an action-packed sport where a horse and rider race across the snow, pulling a skier who's holding onto a rope. As the horse gallops, the skier flies over jumps and spears rings set up along certain parts of the course.

Why: It's a thrilling event to watch or join!
When: March 2-4, 2018

Where: Leadville's Harrison Avenue, the main drag, is snowpacked for action all weekend long.

Who: You and your friends! Horses, riders, skiers; cowboys, cowgirls, cheerleaders. Mountain bikers, skiers, snowshoers, ice skaters, sledders, history lovers.

How: Join in!
Participate: Ride your horse or ski. Giddy up! Register today!
Cheer: Line Harrison Avenue to catch the excitement! First horse down the avenue at noon.
Gamble: Bid on a team at the Calcutta auction at the announcers' stand on Harrison Ave.
Bring the Kids: Children can go ski joring behind a snowmobile.
Young girl ski joring
Other Weekend Activities
Round out your weekend with these winter activities! At 10,200', the nation's highest incorporated city is the capital of winter:
Nordic Sprints: Ski the avenue, Friday at 7 p.m.
Night Ride – Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Series – Mineral Belt Mayhem: Join a fat tire bike ride after dark on the 11-mile Mineral Belt trail ringing this historic mining town, Saturday night.
Paintball Biathlon: Ski with paintball, Sunday morning.
Downhill Skiing: Family-friendly Ski Cooper has all-natural snow, short lift-lines, and full-day lift tickets for just $52.
Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Snowmobiling: Explore nearly 100 miles of groomed trails near Leadville and at Tennessee Pass Nordic Center.
Sledding: Zip down Dutch Henry sledding hill for free; tube rentals available.

Location:
Downtown Leadville  Leadville, CO
Closest Landmark - Mining Hall Of Fame
1115 Harrison Avenue  Leadville, CO
Closest Landmark - Mining Hall Of Fame
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Leadville Community Events

Date: Fri, March 2, 2018
Time: All day event.
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