Colorado’s first seasonal avalanche death illustrates how many fatal slides happen during lower danger levels
Michelle Lindsay, a 29-year-old from Fort Collins, was killed while she was backcountry skiing on Cameron Pass west of Fort Collins on Dec. 8
A Telluride woman was first to ski from the Lhotse summit. She’s still recovering from “post-traumatic stoke.”
Hilaree Nelson is an in-demand speaker through her sponsor National Geographic and has been working with other athletes as part of Protect Our Winters
Backcountry.com faces boycotts, social media backlash over trademark lawsuits. But the company remains mum.
Backcountry.com’s legal disputes are even broader than originally thought. One Colorado gearmaker is trying to take cover by buying wildsnow.com, the snowsports blog founded by the guy who coined the term “backcountry” back in the 80s
The plan to tap the aquifer above Park County's London Mine could provide a template for how thirsty cities can draw on new sources of clean water, while also cleaning up polluted mine runoff
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
The backcountry resort business plan aims to “revolutionize the culture of skiing here in Colorado by giving people more options"
Guides’ familiarity with terrain, underestimating danger possibly had role in fatal Jones Pass avalanche
Hans Berg, a photographer and guide with Empire-based Powder Addiction snowcat skiing, was killed March 7 in a massive slide that broke trees “like popsicle sticks”
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.”
Crawling around Colorado’s mountains, personal snowcats are becoming so ubiquitous they even have a jamboree
Today, snowcats are selling as high-end RVs on snow, with an entry-level, four-seat Tucker starting around $125,000