Man of the Cliff seeing big numbers in Avon

By John LaConte

AVON — The Man of the Cliff seems to be settling in to his new home. On Saturday, the amateur lumberjack competition attracted 3,798 spectators and competitors to Nottingham Park. This year is the second time the event has taken place in Avon after moving from Red Cliff in 2014. Saturday’s spectator count was more than both days combined last year, which had poor Day 2 attendance due to rainy conditions.“We’ve had such great numbers,” said organizer Amanda Williams. “An hour after we opened we already had more than 1,000 people.”Andy Jessen with Bonfire Brewing, the sponsor of the event, …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed