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.

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Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. Dec. 17, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Simon Sheridan flies over a handmade ramp. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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