Leadville Ski Joring & Crystal Carnival


March 2-4, 2018

The 2018 Ski Joring and Crystal Carnival Weekend will be held March 2-4, 2018. Book your stay today!

Horse, rider, and skier Ski Joring

What Is Ski Joring?

Leadville ski joring is an action-packed sport where a horse and rider race across the snow, pulling a skier who's holding onto a rope. As the horse gallops, the skier flies over jumps and spears rings set up along certain parts of the course.

Why: It's a thrilling event to watch or join! Let Outside Television show you why:



When: March 2-4, 2018


Where: Leadville's Harrison Avenue, the main drag, is snowpacked for action all weekend long.

Who: You and your friends! Horses, riders, skiers; cowboys, cowgirls, cheerleaders. Mountain bikers, skiers, snowshoers, ice skaters, sledders, history lovers.

How: Join in!
  • Participate: Ride your horse or ski. Giddy up! Register today!
  • Cheer: Line Harrison Avenue to catch the excitement! First horse down the avenue at noon.
  • Gamble: Bid on a team at the Calcutta auction at the announcers' stand on Harrison Ave.
  • Bring the Kids: Children can go ski joring behind a snowmobile.
Young girl ski joring

Other Weekend Activities

Round out your weekend with these winter activities! At 10,200', the nation's highest incorporated city is the capital of winter:

Get Cozy

Wind down from the action with these great choices: