Occasion: Dartmouth Winter Carnival (Yankee Magazine)


“If I had to choose one image from last year’s Winter Carnival, one signature winter-in-New-England Dartmouth moment, I’d have to go with what happened 10 seconds into the ‘Carni Classic’ ski race that kicked off the college’s famous weekend.” At that point, a crash occurred, and a pile-up of costumed students overcome by laughter blocked the way of some, while others sped expertly past. “The moment seemed to capture the crazy youthful energy, the athletic skill, and the singular way that Dartmouth College has been thumbing its nose at winter for the past 100 years.” So says writer Jim Collins ’84, who visited Winter Carnival 2010 and looked into the event’s history for an article in the January/February issue of Yankee Magazine.

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