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
Guides’ familiarity with terrain, underestimating danger possibly had role in fatal Jones Pass avalancheBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Aspen stakes claim as the premier human-powered playground as skiers ditch lifts and traffic to walk uphillBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Crawling around Colorado’s mountains, personal snowcats are becoming so ubiquitous they even have a jamboreeBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Aspen-area men killed in avalanche near Crested Butte, bringing Colorado’s 2018-2019 avalanche death toll to 4By The Associated Press Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
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Colorado’s first avalanche death of 2019 came during an advanced avalanche-safety course on Red Mountain Pass
Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old from Longmont, was on a three-day avalanche class when he was buried by an avalanche and killed
“The cool thing about any of these adventures is that they have a lot of lessons to teach on a lot of different levels," Eric Larsen said.
Angela Hawse takes helm of American Mountain Guides Association board as group leans on women to foster change in guiding culture
“We are at the forefront and it’s a really exciting time for us to rattle some cages and bring more awareness to issues,” she says.
"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center
"My challenge to avalanche educators right now is to develop a way to better instruct people on not just when to turn around, but how to turn around," said Dale Atkins, an avalanche educator.
“If I can prevent at least one kid from going through what my kid goes through every day, I will do whatever it takes. I have to.”
In the wake of an avalanche, a widow raising her daughter fights for awareness, support and instilling fear in backcountry travelers