outdoor recreation industry

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How technology is turning the South Platte River into a wavy, whitewater hot spot

Two hydraulic WaveShapers at Sheridan’s River Run Park have boosted Colorado river surfing big time, despite the challenge of down-to-the-drop demands on Colorado's water.

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“There is a lot of uncertainty”: Outdoor industry facing $1.5 billion in monthly losses from Trump’s trade war

“This trade war, it’s having the opposite effect of its intention,” one industry representative said.

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Snowy winter boosts Colorado ski towns to record-breaking sales tax revenues

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

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Nathan Fey, director of Colorado’s outdoor recreation office, ferries river conservation and rural economic development skills into his new job

“I want to take this office and redirect our energies toward the care and feeding of the industry in Colorado," Nathan Fey said in an interview with The Colorado Sun.

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Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervous

Snow that piled up this winter could come rushing down too fast and too fierce for river fun