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Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and the Boulder History Museum Present

Climb to Glory: The Legacy of the 10th Mountain Division Troops

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Doors for VIP ticket holders:  5:30 PM

Doors for General Admission ticket holders:  6:00 PM

Show Time:  6:30 PM

 

Climb to Glory; produced by Warren Miller Entertainment in partnership with the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum tells the story of the 10th Mountain Division Ski Troopers and how they championed the U.S. ski industry following World War II. The Mountain Division came into existence on July 13, 1943 at an Army base in the Colorado Rockies known as Camp Hale. The division trained at 9,200 feet above sea level and honed their skills to fight and survive under the most brutal conditions. After participating in a major turning point in the War, these heroes returned home from Italy as pioneering individuals and helped expand skiing into lifestyle sport with ski resort development, product innovation, instruction and everything in-between. Narrated by Winter Olympian and Colorado native Jeremy Bloom, Climb to Glory highlights the 10th Mountain Division vets astounding impact on our country and the ski industry while incorporating the fun and flair of Warren Miller films.  Running Time 46 Minutes.  Featuring Nelson Bennett, Andre Benoit, Jim Bray, Earl Clark, Dick Dirkes, Harold Newcomb Eldredge, Hugh Evans, James Nassar, Jr., Dick Over, Harvey Wieprecht, Robert Yank, Chris Anthony, Scott Kennett & Tony Seibert.

Climb to Glory website