Dawson, Davenport pushed boundaries of winter ski mountaineering

Dawson, Davenport pushed boundaries of winter ski mountaineering
Local News

By Edward Stoner

The following is part of a series of articles compiled by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame that will take a closer look at the sport of alpine ski touring. The museum is located atop the Vail Village Parking Structure and features a treasure trove of ski history and heritage.When Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame member Lou Dawson planted his poles and pushed off the summit of Colorado’s 14,165-foot Kit Carson Peak on May 9, 1991, he began a run that would culminate one of the greatest feats in American ski mountaineering history. With …

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