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Hugh Carey

Hugh Carey is a staff photographer for The Colorado Sun.

Hugh covers a variety of topics for The Colorado Sun, with a focus on outdoor and Western topics, breaking news and disasters. Prior to working for The Sun, Hugh was a long-time photographer/videographer for daily news coverage within the Summit County community, including winter Olympic qualifying events, breaking news, and story features.

He also has worked for the Cheyenne Tribune Eagle, and served as a guide and backcountry first responder.

PHOTOS: Summit County torches 400 acres of beetle-kill ahead of wildfire season

Last of the burning piles were ignited ahead of warmer, dryer months in Colorado


PHOTOS: Snow-sculpting competition returns to Breckenridge

At the International Snow Sculpting Championships, artists use only hand tools to carve 25-ton, 12-foot blocks of snow into masterpieces


PHOTOS: Short on powder, Colorado’s ski resorts let snowmakers rip

A dry and warm November in the high country is leading Colorado resorts to rely on the man-made alternative to powder.


PHOTOS: Aspen groves paint a technicolor masterpiece in the Roaring Fork Valley

Quaking aspen and scrub oak splash the forest with floor-to-sky fall color


PHOTOS: Vigil for Boulder shooting victims brings community together in crisis

Hundreds gathered on Pearl Street to mourn the 10 victims of a shooting at a local King Soopers on Monday.


“We want to lead”: Frisco uses art to reckon with the high country’s lack of diversity

Frisco is the first known mountain community to host a Black Lives Matter mural as many cities, including Denver and Washington, D.C., have done