Man of the Cliff, Teton Gravity Research ski movie, a Día de Muertos musical and more: Tricia’s Weekend Picks 10/14/22
Staff, 2022-10-13 16:33:17,
Man of the Cliff
What better way to celebrate fall than wearing flannel, throwing axes and drinking beer. Avon will be filled with people clad in plaid this weekend for Man of the Cliff, a fundraiser for Can Do MS.
This event brings different types of competitions to the Vail Valley. Instead of mountain biking or trail running, participants get to show their skills at keg tossing, speed chopping, spear throwing and other lumberjack games. Man of the Cliff isn’t just for the guys; ladies do pretty well during the competitions, also. Some of the tasks are more about finesse than pure strength.
Sign up as an individual competitor or as a team. The Flannel Panel is where everyone completes individually, but the scores are added up to see which team wins.
This event started out as an idea that Amanda Williams and her husband, Adam, came up with while they were enjoying time with friends around a campfire in Red Cliff. The concept grew and became a reality and was hosted in Red Cliff for many years before moving to Avon.
This event not only draws locals who first remember enjoying this event when it started in Red Cliff in 2009, but also participants who now return year after year from the Front Range and across the U.S. Folks will be flocking to Avon’s Nottingham Park on Saturday and Sunday to take part in the Man of the Cliff fundraiser that has raised more…
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