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Skiers flock to Bluebird Backcountry’s balance between resort and remote terrain

Owners of Colorado’s first uphill backcountry ski area blend fun with education and safety as they test a business model they hope to replicate elsewhere

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Ride with Jake: Burton impact felt over bittersweet weekend in Colorado’s mountains

Friends and family, along with hundreds who never met the man but wore his name, started arriving en masse Friday for an early-morning ride down one of Jake’s favorite trails in Vail

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Three Colorado ski resort pioneers talk about the industry’s roots, ski pass wars and how to deal with crowds

Andy Daly, Bill Kane and John Norton, three Colorado ski resort veterans, talk about the future of the industry

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First-ever backcountry ski area opens next month outside Kremmling

Bluebird Backcountry at Peak Ranch will offer $50 access, $50 guided instruction on 1,500 acres of gladed terrain below Whiteley Peak in the Rabbit Ears range.

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As ski pass wars heat up, U.S. Forest Service curtails public ski area land fee disclosures

Now, the Forest Service will only share aggregated permit fee information for the ski areas in the White River National Forest. No individual permit fees are being shared on a forest, state, region or national level.

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After 24 years and facing foreclosure, Granby Ranch ski area’s owner is surrendering the resort

Marise Cipriani walks away from her Grand County resort, saying a lender nixed a deal to sell as the town of Granby grows impatient over long-delayed road repairs

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As Aspen ski icon Klaus Obermeyer turns 100, he reflects on how he stays so fit and positive

On Monday, Klaus Obermeyer joined the Centenarian Club and celebrated his 100th birthday with an afternoon party at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen

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Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

The founder of Burton Snowboards died Wednesday night in Burlington, Vermont, according to an email sent to the staff of the company he founded.

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Copper Mountain, Eldora will host next-generation Woodward terrain parks with aim toward teaching the masses

Powdr is ferrying its Woodward action-sport training camps onto the slopes with the debut of new learning areas and terrain parks designed by Danny Davis, Red Gerard