Five Trees Run offers snowy test |

Five Trees Run offers snowy test

Smiling participants head out on the annual Five Trees Run this week. The event is staged by the Aspen Ski and Snowboard Club.
AVSC photo

The Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club offered a snowy test this year in the annual Five Trees Run.

With snow on the ground and heavy snow falling, the youngsters took the Five Trees test, starting near the Aspen Valley Ski Club facilities and climbing up Thunderbowl at Aspen Highlands. Results from the competition were announced by the AVSC.

In the Nordic division, Graham Houtsma and Nina Beidleman were the top finishers. Beidleman was a member of the Aspen High School state-qualifying cross country running team last fall..

Among the freestyle competitors, Charlie Campisi and Sonja Padden finished first in their respective divisions.

Jake Morgan and Hanna Mass led the alpine competitors.

Hunter Hill was the top snowboard runner.

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