Retailers are seeing spike in backcountry gear sales. That has avalanche educators, search teams worried.
As ski resorts announce plans to manage crowds, avalanche equipment sales are soaring, leaving search and rescue teams and land managers bracing for record crowds exploring snowy mountains.
Skier killed in Summit County avalanche was prepared. But strong winds, fresh snow created a deadly slab.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
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Owners of Colorado’s first uphill backcountry ski area blend fun with education and safety as they test a business model they hope to replicate elsewhere
A four-day mission took veterans across the Sneffels Range and through “Break-a-Bone Meadow” to help deal with their demons. “This can be a cathedral for people,” one vet said.
Bluebird Backcountry at Peak Ranch will offer $50 access, $50 guided instruction on 1,500 acres of gladed terrain below Whiteley Peak in the Rabbit Ears range.
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
During the 2018-19 season, the state recorded 4,273 slides including 92 that caught people on their way down
The North London Mill preservation project in Park County aims to use a long-abandoned gold mill site for outdoor education as part of rural Colorado's shift from extraction to recreation
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Vail’s Kelli Rohrig said her informal study also showed that many people had close calls with slides and some had even been caught in them
Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins was buried under snow at Diamond Peak on Sunday