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Alterra Mountain Co. sues insurance company over $200 million in denied coronavirus losses claims
Ski resort operator says Lexington Insurance paid virus claims in 2015 and 2018 but denied $200 million in 2020 COVID damage "simply because the claim is large."
Colorado resorts expect next ski season to be pretty normal, but some coronavirus changes may stick around
Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz on Friday told passholders that the company is not planning to use its reservation system in the 2021-22 season
Vail Resorts losses continue as pandemic impacts stretch into ski season
North America’s largest resort operator posts 50% revenue decline but a record 1.4 million sales of its Epic Passes. Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz warns investors of “a very challenging season ahead.”
Masks up! Colorado ski resorts are moving ahead as state, counties and businesses restrict access
Colorado requirement for isolation housing for ill guests challenged resort industry planning, but hotels and lodges will have rooms to quarantine people who fall ill on ski vacations
Vail Resorts lost $140 million after coronavirus forced its ski areas to close. That’s actually better than expected.
North America’s largest resort operator reported earnings on Thursday showing a smaller-than-projected loss after slashing budgets and spending in April.
Owner of Wolf Creek ski area wants to reopen this weekend. But first he has a major hoop to jump through.
Davey Pitcher’s plan to open won approval from local officials, but he needs a variance to Gov. Jared Polis’ rule limiting travel for recreation to 10 miles.
The day skiing died: Inside the historic day coronavirus forced Colorado’s ski industry to shutter
Resorts wanted one more day to close since the shutdown happened as visitors from all over the country were flocking to Colorado for spring break. Gov. Polis said waiting would have led to more infections.
Hundreds of international workers at Colorado ski resorts are in limbo as countries close borders, airlines cancel flights
“It’s not that we want to stay. We just can’t leave,” says a ski instructor from Argentina who is among hundreds of J-1 and H-2B visa workers trapped in resort towns unable to get home.
“Locals only” coronavirus closures of Colorado public land may not be legal. But mountain communities say it’s needed for safety.
Colorado's mountain towns say it's not about banning outsiders. But "if you have yet to realize we are in unprecedented times, then you are either not paying attention or are a denier," San Juan County's sheriff says.
Gates shut at Rocky Mountain National Park, first Colorado park to close amid fears of coronavirus spread
Days after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt suspended entrance fees at national parks, Estes Park mayor asked to close the park, citing crowds, older residents and a potentially overwhelmed hospital.
Colorado’s governor advises going outdoors to ease coronavirus isolation. But take it easy, first responders plead.
People are getting cabin fever in the coronavirus crisis. But search and rescue crews worry adventurers in need may stress an overburdened system. “Everything is the backcountry now,” a SAR team member says.