What is Skijoring? - Ogden's Winterfest Takes Place this Weekend

What is Skijoring? - Ogden's Winterfest Takes Place this Weekend


By Yeti \ February 12 2010

Ogden's first ever Winterfest starts today. The city's historic 25th Street will be covered in 500 truck loads of The Greatest Snow on Earth® ready to feature two days of festivities celebrating winter recreation in the heard of downtown Ogden. Below are 10 reasons you should head to downtown Ogden this weekend.

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1.) Snowmobiling

2.) Skijoring (What is Skijoring?)

3.) Rail Riding

4.) Downhill Skiing

5.) Human Dog Sled Races

6.) Snow Sculptures

7.) Dog Costume Contests

8.) Polar Bear Swim

9.) The 5k Race

10.) It's FREE!!                                                                                                                                                  (Photo by Kevin Dilley)


Grab your skis, boards, snowshoes, friends, and kids and come play on our ramps, rails, trails and ski hill, or battle it out in our friendly competitions. Stroll through the metro with tasty food and drinks while you check out the newest gear, cheer on your favorite contestants, or decide which ice or snow sculpture should take top prize.

Make sure to take a look at the two-day schedule and pick your favorite event to come and participate in and or watch. It’s sure to be a fun exciting and sometimes humorous experience. Ogden’s Winterfest “Where Cold is Cool.”