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Fatal inbounds avalanches, like the one in Taos, often spur lawsuits against ski areas. They rarely get far.

The question is: Will the trend of unsuccessful lawsuits after fatal avalanches hold as ski areas expand into slide-prone terrain?

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Rocky Mountain National Park begins tapping recreation fees to pay some workers

Some staff may soon get paid, but ripple effect has contractors unable to get back pay, research on hold and local shops searching for sales alternatives

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Lawsuits, lenders and irked homeowners creating chaos around the sale of Granby Ranch ski resort

Marise Cipriani is hoping to close sale next month of the Grand County ski and golf resort she’s owned since 1995

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Colorado’s first avalanche death of 2019 came during an advanced avalanche-safety course on Red Mountain Pass

Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old from Longmont, was on a three-day avalanche class when he was buried by an avalanche and killed

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Crested Butte polar explorer Eric Larsen falls short on record-setting push to South Pole

“The cool thing about any of these adventures is that they have a lot of lessons to teach on a lot of different levels," Eric Larsen said.

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A declining number of avalanche deaths in Colorado, the West in the past four seasons buoys hope

"We are seeing a success story. But the source of that success is very complicated," said Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center

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Hidden in the Colorado avalanche deaths downturn is a growing trend of avoidable accidents

"My challenge to avalanche educators right now is to develop a way to better instruct people on not just when to turn around, but how to turn around," said Dale Atkins, an avalanche educator.

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Cabin, RV and glamping resort promises to transform Granby as development wave rolls through Grand County

A luxury development that failed during the recession is being replaced with workforce housing plus “everyman” amenities to bolster Grand County’s vacation lineup