As Colorado backcountry use soars, Vail Pass’ fee model could be a way to manage the crush
Dangerous avalanche conditions, combined with high backcountry use, create a busy season for managers of public lands.
Peace in powder as snowcat operator drops lawsuit targeting former guide’s book about Buffalo Pass
Beacon Guidebooks’ upcoming guide to Buffalo Pass will not include names of runs and locations created by Steamboat Powdercats, which argued the titles were “trade secrets.”
Are Colorado’s backcountry skiing stashes “trade secrets”? A snowcat outfitter suing a former guide claims they are.
Steamboat Powdercats has sued a former employee, Stephen Bass, to stop his book from hitting shelves. They say it has to do with safety. The publisher says it has to do with access to “fresh pow.”