“Locals only” coronavirus closures of Colorado public land may not be legal. But mountain communities say it’s needed for safety.
Colorado's mountain towns say it's not about banning outsiders. But "if you have yet to realize we are in unprecedented times, then you are either not paying attention or are a denier," San Juan County's sheriff says.
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Backcountry.com breaks its silence amid trademark lawsuit controversy to apologize and say “we made a mistake”
Backcountry.com CEO Jonathan Nielsen wrote in an open letter that the retailer’s attempts to protect its brand “were not consistent with our values.” Not everyone is buying it.
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 online retailer has filed dozens of lawsuits against makers of skis and pants -- and even Backcountry Babes, an avalanche safety course
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"
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
Some staff may soon get paid, but ripple effect has contractors unable to get back pay, research on hold and local shops searching for sales alternatives