outdoor recreation industry
Ski resort communities are hopeful that the big bucks spent at local businesses will translate to investments in affordable housing and a year-round recreation market
Nathan Fey, director of Colorado’s outdoor recreation office, ferries river conservation and rural economic development skills into his new jobBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervousBy Dan England Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
“I have an opportunity here to take the things that we have talked about in the public sector and galvanize and rally the private sector.”
Women continue to scale outdoor-industry mountains. And they’re giving others a hand on their way up
Decades of work has put women in corner offices and board seats. They say now it's time to make the outdoor recreation club a little less white
Montrose wants a piece of Colorado’s $62.5 billion outdoor recreation economy with new 150-acre business campus
Layers of federal, state, city incentives luring outdoor companies, including one of Colorado’s first Opportunity Zone investment projects
Michael Bennet’s Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy Act lands as the Colorado senator enjoys rare spotlight following tirade over government shutdown Thursday on Senate floor
Ouray’s iconic ice park has a plan for its future that could be a blueprint for other troubled Western wonders
Ouray Ice Park to remain volunteer-managed under new plan after a thorny proposal to shift management to the city. Fees for groups could become a model for pay-to-play in popular recreation areas.
Angela Hawse takes helm of American Mountain Guides Association board as group leans on women to foster change in guiding culture
“We are at the forefront and it’s a really exciting time for us to rattle some cages and bring more awareness to issues,” she says.
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
Pitkin County approves segment of Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail with promise of decades more scrutiny
“This is a really long process ... but this is just the beginning," said Gary Tennenbaum, the head of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails
The “high-priority” 83-mile trail will encounter highways, rivers and neighbors concerned about limiting the impact on wildlife and the environment as the state pursues a more expansive trail connection