Resort operators punish poor planners with staggering walk-up ticket prices. But there’s no reason to get burned in Colorado, ground zero for the ski-pass war.
Colorado liftmaker Leitner-Poma entering boom as ski industry battles heat up and cities seek to innovateBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Work on another I-70 mountain toll lane starts Monday and will span into 2021. Here’s what you need to know.By Jesse Paul Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Hunger for uphill ski land has resorts, Forest Service looking at acres unused inside existing ski permits
Bluebird Backcountry, on the hunt for a home for its chairlift-free ski area, is exploring using thousands of ungroomed acres inside ski area boundaries
The backcountry resort business plan aims to “revolutionize the culture of skiing here in Colorado by giving people more options"
It wasn't quite a record season in Colorado, but 2018-19 saw double-digit jumps in interstate traffic over last season
Cody Townsend is skiing North America’s 50 classic lines — and worries climate change makes some “last descents”
“Suddenly we are seeing lines disappearing. It’s changing so much faster than we thought,” big-mountain athlete Townsend says.
Guides’ familiarity with terrain, underestimating danger possibly had role in fatal Jones Pass avalanche
Hans Berg, a photographer and guide with Empire-based Powder Addiction snowcat skiing, was killed March 7 in a massive slide that broke trees “like popsicle sticks”
Aspen stakes claim as the premier human-powered playground as skiers ditch lifts and traffic to walk uphill
“Alpine skiers are getting bored," said Erik Lambert, a businessman searching for a mountain to anchor an all-uphill resort. "They are sick of crowds. They are sick of traffic. I think people are ready for a cultural shift.”
A frigid slide on skis through an icy pond -- known as pond skimming -- has marked the end to ski season across America since the 1920s
Resorts, desperate to stem crushing traffic, bet on a new ridesharing app that splits lifts to the lifts
RIDE -- shorthand for Reduce Individual Driving for the Environment -- offers simple but compelling rewards to drivers and riders who carpool