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Outdoors Briefs

The early-season deadline for purchasing an Aspen/Snowmass season pass is Nov. 10. Purchasers can also by a Locals Clinic pass for unlimited clinics. Locals clinics cover it all, from learning to ski, snowboard or telemark to hitting the bumps and steeps and hiking Highland Bowl. Call (877) 282-7736 or (970) 923-1227 for pass information.

This Outdoor Club trip for teenagers takes the participants to Colorados local beach (without the ocean) at the Sand Dunes for a unique backpacking and camping experience. Hike out into the 36 square miles of sand and set up a wilderness camp for a night. Participants must provide their own backpack, sleeping bag and tent. Fee includes food, fuel, camping fee and transportation.The trip is scheduled for Nov. 3-5. Participants will depart from the Glenwood Springs Community Center at 1 p.m. Nov. 3 and return at 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Register by Wednesday, Nov. 1. For more information, call 384-6301.

Beginning Scuba class will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Please register at the community center by Nov. 2. Call Dar at Dars Divers, 984-2820, for more information.

Hunters Hospitality & Info Center welcomes hunters Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 1-3. Follow the big orange signs to the Rifle Information Center. Visit with the Forest Service, BLM, Colorado State Parks and DOW. Get info on lodging, restaurants and businesses, and warm up with a free cup of coffee. For more information, call the Chamber office at 625-2085, ext. 2.

Rifle Snowmobile Club will have a swap meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a pig roast at noon Saturday, Nov. 18, at the old Ben Rex parking lot (next to City Market in Rifle). The Colorado Snowmobile Association raffle sled, a 2007 Arctic Cat M-6, to be given away Dec. 23, will be on display. This event is for everyone.The next club meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Pruett and Associates Realtors.

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