Freezing temperatures on New Year’s Day were not enough to deter hundreds who plunged into icy waters in Evergreen and Boulder to raise money for charities.
Boulder’s freezing temperatures on New Year’s Day will not be enough to pull the plug on Polar Plunge plans.
The annual Polar Plunge at the Boulder Reservoir beach scheduled for New Year’s Day is still happening despite the bitter cold.
More than 250 people braved the bitter cold and jumped into the freezing lake in Evergreen for charity.
After the big New Year’s Eve some people may need something to chill out in the new year.
The Colorado Springs Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics will be held this Saturday at Prospect Lake and two others are scheduled in Boulder and Aurora.
The wind blew away plans for Nederland’s Frozen Dead Guy Days. All outside events for the annual festival were postponed until Sunday.
There’s fun to be had on New Year’s Day in Colorado. Below lie just a sampling of the offerings. In Boulder you can take part in the Polar Plunge 2011 at the Boulder Reservoir. In Evergreen the Skate the Lake annual celebration features pond skating and another polar plunge.