Beaver Creek Resort
You’ve seen the murals. Now meet the pro snowboarder behind them.
Pat Milbery channels lessons from carving snow into bright murals across Colorado. “He almost embodies his design,” said the Avon official who hired him.
How Aspen Snowmass hosted six major contests in a season when resorts worldwide canceled events
Thousands of athletes, coaches and event staff had given up on the 2020-21 competitive ski season when Aspen Skiing Co. called them to the Roaring Fork Valley and “saved our sports.”
Vail Resorts thrills investors with lower-than-expected coronavirus losses
The operator of 34 North American resorts on Thursday reported declines in income, revenue and visits. But the losses aren’t as bad as investors anticipated, so the company’s stock price hit an all-time high.
Eager early-season crowds are helping Colorado ski resorts fine tune operations before the holiday crush
Ski areas are tweaking traffic flow, adjusting lift line mazes, revisiting uphill policies and repositioning workers as they adjust operating plans in the first few weeks of the strangest ski season ever
Vail Resorts losses continue as pandemic impacts stretch into ski season
North America’s largest resort operator posts 50% revenue decline but a record 1.4 million sales of its Epic Passes. Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz warns investors of “a very challenging season ahead.”
Masks up! Colorado ski resorts are moving ahead as state, counties and businesses restrict access
Colorado requirement for isolation housing for ill guests challenged resort industry planning, but hotels and lodges will have rooms to quarantine people who fall ill on ski vacations
Coronavirus has cost Vail Resorts more than $200 million. So far.
North America’s largest resort operator posted a rare year-end loss, dragged down by early resort closures and a pandemic-slowed summer. But Epic Pass sales are pacing ahead of last year.
Vail, Beaver Creek patrollers are trading in their skis for ambulance keys in Eagle County’s coronavirus fight
Eagle County Paramedic Services’ pandemic plan worried most about what happens when crews get sick. The statewide shutdown of ski resorts sent patrollers to the rescue.
Colorado ski resorts remain open, but change chairlift rules and dining options to avoid coronavirus spread
Large gatherings have been banned in Colorado ski counties to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but lift lines aren’t included so resorts are still open while mountains across Europe and Asia close for the season
The ski industry used to only be about operations. Women leaders are helping refocus it on experience.
Vail Resorts, with women at the helm of eight ski areas — including three of its five Colorado resorts — is leading the industry’s charge toward gender diversity.
Ski resorts send a record-setting rent payment to the federal government after 2017-18 season
Colorado’s D.C. delegation once again unites on legislation allowing Forest Service to keep more ski-area fees in the state.
Two years after woman’s fatal fall at Granby Ranch, Colorado’s chairlift safety review remains ongoing
A review of 2018 chairlift inspections in Colorado reveals few immediate hazards. Here's how the state makes sure lifts are safe.
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
“It was like he was an angel”: How a well-prepared ER doctor on skis saved a boy’s life after a mountain crash
A quick-thinking and well-prepared ER doctor staunched a 16-year-old's gory wound on the ski slopes after ugly collision