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Aspen Skiing Co.

Aspen Skiing Co.
Aspen Skiing Co.

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.

Environment

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

Outdoors

Aspen stakes claim as the premier human-powered playground as skiers ditch lifts and traffic to walk uphill

“Alpine skiers are getting bored," said Erik Lambert, a businessman searching for a mountain to anchor an all-uphill resort. "They are sick of crowds. They are sick of traffic. I think people are ready for a cultural shift.”

Outdoors

While others grumble over hordes of newcomers, Telluride embraces Epic Pass skiers

Locals lament crowds of Ikon Pass skiers at some resorts, but Telluride bosses say it's the locals -- not Epic Pass customers -- who are skiing more days than ever

Outdoors

More Colorado ski areas — including Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen — to open early for 2018-19 season

Ski conditions at Colorado's mountain resorts are the best they've been at this point in the season in years

Outdoors

Aspen’s workers are hitting retirement age. And that’s made the resort town’s employee housing program a ticking time bomb.

Aspen is dealing with dueling interests: housing workers and building a community

Growth

Aspen Skiing Co. takes leap in its political activism by targeting 3 Republican U.S. senators in new ad campaign

The glitzy resort has been active politically behind the scenes for years, but dives into partisan politics with this new effort -- and is risking alienating customers

Outdoors

At the height of the ski pass war, Wolf Creek — with its $70 lift ticket — remains defiantly independent

It's a full on war between the Epic Pass and Ikon Pass

Outdoors
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