On Sunday, Februray 22, the third annual Ski For The Pass nordic race takes place beginning at 10am. Participants will race in classic Nordic style from the winter gate on Highway 82 to Lincoln Creek. The 7-kilometer race benefits the Independence Pass Foundation, and individuals and families are invited to take part. Pre-register at the Ute Mountaineer or on race day. Hot drinks and pastries will be provided. Details at www.independencepass.org or by phoning (970) 963-4959.