Crested Butte

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Amazon deliveries — essential in Colorado mountain towns — causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices

In “end-of-the-pavement” communities like Crested Butte, the once-simple practice of picking up mail has turned into day-long waits and lost packages

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Crested Butte polar explorer Eric Larsen falls short on record-setting push to South Pole

“The cool thing about any of these adventures is that they have a lot of lessons to teach on a lot of different levels," Eric Larsen said.

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Battle over Carbondale to Crested Butte trail begins and ends at the top of McClure Pass. Economics are why.

Cyclists on the Gunnison County side of the Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail welcome the pathway, but don’t expect a connection to neighbors over the mountains

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

A declining number of avalanche deaths in Colorado, the West in the past four seasons buoys hope

"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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A Crested Butte adventurer is skiing to the South Pole like ice is an endangered species

Eric Larsen could break the speed record for 700-plus mile journey, but he hopes the adventure will amplify discussion of climate change, melting polar ice caps

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Gore Otteson had no heartbeat for 55 minutes. Rescuer, doctors led by instinct and faith saved him.

8-years later, his parents say God had a hand in their boy's survival: "Even people who don’t believe, they don’t have a clear medical explanation for how this happened.”