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Ski resorts push lift-ticket seller Liftopia toward bankruptcy, revealing deep impacts of coronavirus closures

Aspen Skiing Co., Alterra Mountain Co., Arapahoe Basin and others say they’re owed more than $2 million after the coronavirus ended the season early

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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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Skiers begin their day at Bluebird Backcountry in mid-March. The state's first-ever human-powered, backcountry ski area drew hundreds of skiers to slopes spilling from the prominent Whiteley Peak outside Kremmling. (Shondia Houtzer, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Coroner clarifies circumstances of New Jersey man’s death on Vail chairlift

It was previously reported that Jason Varnish's death came after he fell through a gap in a chair

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Indoor skiing is one entrepreneur’s bet on how to diversify and grow skiing and snowboarding

Indoor skiing ventures in the U.S. have failed before ever being built, but Big Snow Resort — a 1,000-foot slope inside a New Jersey mall — is seeing thousands of skiers a day and turning curious city folks into downhill diehards.

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Parents of young skiers push for Colorado chairlift safety as lawmakers renew tramway board

“What we are really asking for is safety for our kids," said Larisa Wilder, who is among a group of parents pressing lawmakers give the board that governs chairlift safety more oversight

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Two years after woman’s fatal fall at Granby Ranch, Colorado’s chairlift safety review remains ongoing

A review of 2018 chairlift inspections in Colorado reveals few immediate hazards. Here's how the state makes sure lifts are safe.

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