LOOK: Anything can happen on a Ruby Hill snow day

Denver’s premiere sledding hill was crisscrossed with evidence of much winter fun. Here’s a sampling of what we saw.

Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Like a backflip.

Denver’s premiere sledding hill was crisscrossed with evidence of much winter fun. Here’s a sampling of what we saw.

Von Kittelberger flies over a handmade ramp. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Von Kittelberger flies over a handmade ramp. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Daniel Esparza zips down Ruby Hill on a sled. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Daniel Esparza zips down Ruby Hill on a sled. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Young and old alike gather atop Ruby Hill to fly down it into the snow. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Young and old alike gather atop Ruby Hill to fly down it into the snow. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The dinkiest snowman. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
The dinkiest snowman. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Matthew Perez overlooks Ruby Hill park which is crisscrossed with trails in the snow. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Matthew Perez overlooks Ruby Hill park which is crisscrossed with trails in the snow. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Adam Muniz cheers in the aftermath of his daughter Isis' sled run over a ramp.  Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Adam Muniz cheers in the aftermath of his daughter Isis’ sled run over a ramp. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Luke Leins, dressed as Santa, bodyboards Ruby Hill. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Luke Leins, dressed as Santa, bodyboards Ruby Hill. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Young and old alike gather atop Ruby Hill to fly down it into the snow. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Young and old alike gather atop Ruby Hill to fly down it into the snow. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Young and old alike gather atop Ruby Hill to fly down it into the snow. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Young and old alike gather atop Ruby Hill to fly down it into the snow. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Geese fly by DU, seen from Ruby Hill. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Geese fly by DU, seen from Ruby Hill. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) snow day; winter; sledding; denver; denverite; colorado; kevinjbeaty;
Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Kevin Beaty is a media producer with experience in a variety of settings spanning Hollywood film sets to international backpack journalism expeditions. He is on a never-ending quest to meld artful imagery, functional design and intimate storytelling. His biggest struggle in any given moment is whether to shoot stills or video.