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Keystone to create 10 tons of snow for September rail jam
Ten tons of snow will be dumped at Keystone Resort for the inaugural A51 River Run Rail Series set for Sept. 15.
Skiers and boarders will compete for about $6,000 in prizes.
Keystone Resort is bringing in a wood chipper and massive amounts of ice to produce “snow” to cover a new multi-rail feature.
“We're going to put ice through the wood chipper making a slushy, snow,” Keystone spokeswoman Tucker Vest Burton told the Summit Daily. “It reminds me of good, spring snow — it's not powder, but it will be the best you can find in September.”
Registration for the earliest rail jam of the season is $15. The event is free for spectators.
Copper Mountain's Summer Shredding sessions at Woodward were a success, organizers said.