Dartmouth’s 2016 Winter Carnival

Dartmouth celebrated its 2016 Winter Carnival from Feb. 11-14. Events during the carnival, which had a theme of “Seuss on the Loose,” included the opening ceremony on the Green, nordic and alpine ski racing, 99-cent ski day at Dartmouth Skiway, the Polar Bear Swim, and the Human Dog Sled Race.

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Members of the ski team at the opening ceremony.
Members of the ski team at the opening ceremony. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
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Rachel Van Gelder ’18 chips away at a block of ice near the start of the ice sculpture competition.
Rachel Van Gelder ’18 chips away at a block of ice near the start of the ice sculpture competition. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Garrett S. Watumull '16 gets to work on an ice sculpture at Winter Carnival.
Garrett S. Watumull ’16 gets to work on an ice sculpture at Winter Carnival. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Students braved the cold temps during the polar bear swim.
Students braved the cold temps during the polar bear swim. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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Students braved the cold temps during the polar bear swim.
Students braved the cold temps during the polar bear swim. (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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The nordic ski team raced at Craftsbury nordic center during Winter Carnival. 
The nordic ski team raced at Craftsbury nordic center during Winter Carnival.  (Photo by Robert Gill)
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Appropriate attire for a Winter Carnival with the theme "Seuss on the Loose." 
Appropriate attire for a Winter Carnival with the theme “Seuss on the Loose.”  (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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The human dogsled race on the Green. 
The human dogsled race on the Green.  (Photo by Joshua Renaud ’17)
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The student group the Subtleties performs during Winter Carnival. 
The student group the Subtleties performs during Winter Carnival.  (Photo by Robert Gill)