Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival

March 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015
Downtown Leadville, Leadville, CO 80461
Toll Free: 855-488-1222 Local: 719-486-3900
Region: South Central City: Leadville
Overview

Blending the Old West and extreme sports, Leadville celebrates winter with its annual ski joring weekend March 6-8, 2015. Leadville, the highest incorporated city in North America, has been hosting ski joring competitions since 1949. The event, which consists of horse-and-rider teams pulling skiers down a snow-packed road over jumps while spearing rings in a timed competition, draws teams from all over the country. Activities also include Nordic sprints, a winter mountain bike race, broomball games and a paintball biathlon.

Amenities
Event Category: Children's Event, Competition/Race, Fair/Festival, History & Heritage, Nature/Outdoors, Rodeo/Livestock
Facility Amenities: Concessions, Food/Beverage Service, Parking off site, Parking on site
General Information: Hours of Operation: Friday, March 6: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, March 7: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday, March 8: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Guest Information: Family-friendly
Location: Outdoor
On-site Activities: Athletic Participation, Children's Activities, Dining, Other: Ski Joring,Nordic Races,Winter Mountain Bike Races, Parade, Shopping, Sports Viewing
Rate Information: Free Admission
Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Adults (21+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)