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A new plan — again — for Colorado’s Cuchara Mountain. But this time it’s not about skiing and condos.

Florida entrepreneurs want to develop an adventure hub at southern Colorado’s long dormant Cuchara ski area. They have big dreams, but first they need to convince reluctant leaders.

Outdoors

A southern Colorado town is dreaming of a revived ski hill in the wake of Texas investors’ big busts

A nonprofit foundation plans to open a single lift accessing 56 acres at the former Cuchara Valley ski area in southern Colorado, which closed in 2000 after a parade of failed investors

Outdoors

“Flood buddies” and sandbags: Southern Colorado readies for rain after last summer’s massive fire

2018 was the second worst year for wildfire on record in Colorado, adding 475,803 acres statewide to burn scars at risk for destructive post-fire flooding. Even a quarter-inch of rain could spell disaster.

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