Colorado ski resorts are in an uphill battle for workers amid the historic labor shortage
Ski areas are reaching out to locals, relying on visa programs and retooling jobs as they search for hundreds of workers in communities enduring critical housing and labor shortages.
3 ski areas in Colorado are vying to be first to open
In 15 of the past 20 years, at least one of those areas — Arapahoe Basin, Loveland and Keystone — has opened during the second or third week of October
U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass shut by mudslides, hazmat vehicles must now go through Eisenhower tunnel
Alternate routes advised: I-70 remains closed through Glenwood Canyon as removal of mud and rocks from 10 slides goes slow.
Want to ski at a Vail Resorts mountain during coronavirus? You’ll need a reservation.
Forget the dreamy scene where you wake to a foot of fresh and race to the ski area
He wasn’t the best skier, but he was Colorado’s preeminent ski bum. Farewell, Charlie Toups.
“Everyone seemed to know him. … He lived life in such a unique way,” a friend recalls of Charlie Toups, a quintessential Colorado ski bum who spent decades living in cars in ski area parking lots.
Ski resorts push lift-ticket seller Liftopia toward bankruptcy, revealing deep impacts of coronavirus closures
Aspen Skiing Co., Alterra Mountain Co., Arapahoe Basin and others say they’re owed more than $2 million after the coronavirus ended the season early
After 12-day reopening, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to close on Sunday due to lack of snow
A-Basin Chief Operating Officer Alan Henceroth said the mountain will close Sunday less than two weeks after reopening May 27
Safety and stoke: A-Basin’s coronavirus reopening provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like
The snow was soft, the sun was shining and the lift lines were short. Besides mask-wearing and social distancing, it felt like a normal day of late spring skiing.
Arapahoe Basin will reopen Wednesday for skiing and snowboarding
The Summit County resort says skiing and snowboarding will look very different. For instance, reservations will be required for those planning on visiting A-Basin and only 600 people will be granted access each day.
You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phase
Entering the height of Colorado’s outdoor recreation season, Gov. Jared Polis has ordered people not to travel more than 10 miles from their homes for exercise. “You can make the sacrifice of going to your second or third favorite park,” he said.
Vail Resorts decides to end ski season at Vail, Keystone, Crested Butte, Beaver Creek; Loveland, Buttermilk also shut down
Vail Resorts decision could impact other Colorado ski areas that want to reopen
Arapahoe Basin’s effort to avoid overcrowding by leaving the Epic Pass may be working too well
“This was new ground and we have learned a lot,” says resort leader Al Henceroth. A-Basin joined the Ikon Pass in a deal that limits days.
Colorado skiers will soon be able to take a bus from Denver to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat
Gov. Jared Polis said during a ceremony at Denver’s Union Station that the “Snowstang” service, which begins Dec. 14, will be “really convenient” and “super easy"
After dumping Epic, Arapahoe Basin finds new partner in Ikon Pass
“We think we are going to do better with this deal,” A-Basin boss Alan Henceroth says. But is it better for skiers?
Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high country
Snowpack levels in some of the state’s river basins remain at about 50% of their peak. A man was killed rafting the Eagle River last week.
Opinion: Loveland Pass is a much-safer — and only minutes-slower — option than risking a catastrophe in tunnel
Hazmat tankers want off “sketchy” Loveland Pass and into tunnels. Years of debate could be decided once and for all.
The Colorado legislature is on track to pass a bill exploring whether trucks carrying hazardous materials could be safely allowed to travel through the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels