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2018 Schedule

January 13-14
Winter Park – SL/GS

January 20-21
Ski Cooper – 2 SL

January 27-28
Telluride – 2GS

February 10-11
Powderhorn – GS/SL

February 23-25 :: REGIONALS
Jackson Hole, WY

March 6-10 :: NATIONALS
USCSA National Champs – Lake Placid, NY

Alpine Skiing News:

Alpine Ski Team Tackles Regionals

The Western State Colorado University Alpine Ski Team competed in the USCSA Western Regional Championships ...
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Big Mountain team travels to Revelstoke, B.C. for season’s first 4 star event Skis and bags are stuffed frantically in the back of a black rental SUV ...
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The Mountain Sports Freestyle Team at Winter Park

The Western State Mountain Sports Freestyle team traveled to Winter Park this weekend February 13th ...
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Alpine Ski Racing is back at Western!

After a five year break, Western racers once again took to the slopes in the winter of 2014-2015 to recreate the once dominant Alpine Ski Team.  Western racers compete in the Rocky Mountain Conference of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA).

Alpine Racing has a glorious history in the Gunnison Valley and on the Western State Colorado University Campus.  The Mountain Sports Program is thrilled to be a part of the next page in The Alpine Ski Team’s dynamic story.

The 1951 WSC (now Western) ski team. L to R, Frank LeFevre of Gunnison; Craig Izett of Denver; George Arnis of Leadville; Sven Wiik, team coach and two-time U.S. Olympic coach; Mack Miller from Idaho; Dolf Kuss of Leadville; and Team Manager Gene Brockway of Glenwood Springs. Photo Courtesy of Duane Vandenbusche.

Western’s Alpine Ski Team is lead by former Western NCAA skier, Ciera Freson as head coach for 16-17.  With a strong group of young skiers, this season should be another giant step for the return to alpine greatness at Western. If you have questions regarding the program, please contact the Head Alpine Coach, Ciera Freson, at


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