Outdoors

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“Welcome to Colorful Colorado,” but please take your selfie — safely — with one of these replica signs

A million travelers stop at welcome centers each year and too many of them risk life and limb getting photos taken near the iconic signs at the border

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Here are all of The Colorado Sun’s award-winning stories from 2018

The Colorado Sun took home big honors in recent weeks from the Best of the West and Society of Professional Journalists “Top of the Rockies” awards

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Hunger for uphill ski land has resorts, Forest Service looking at acres unused inside existing ski permits

Bluebird Backcountry, on the hunt for a home for its chairlift-free ski area, is exploring using thousands of ungroomed acres inside ski area boundaries

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Bluebird Backcountry hopes to tap the uphill skiing movement for a new resort model

The backcountry resort business plan aims to “revolutionize the culture of skiing here in Colorado by giving people more options"

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“We want to create that Billie Jean King moment”: Colorado Classic bringing women cyclists’ stories into the light

The Olympic-qualifying all-women event is looking to elevate its athletes in pursuit of equity

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Heavy snow led to a top-five Colorado ski season and a whole lot of cars through the I-70 tunnels

It wasn't quite a record season in Colorado, but 2018-19 saw double-digit jumps in interstate traffic over last season

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Bureau of Land Management to decide on Western city — potentially one in Colorado — for its new headquarters by October

Officials said previously that Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico and Utah are in the running for the new bureau headquarters

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Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervous

Snow that piled up this winter could come rushing down too fast and too fierce for river fun