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Forest Service OKs Vail Resorts plan to restore Keystone tundra. But expanded terrain’s opening will be delayed.

The White River National Forest suspended construction in alpine bowl at Keystone after Vail Resorts crews plowed a road beyond permitted boundaries. The company’s cure for damage “the best … I’ve ever seen,” forest boss says.

Outdoors

Alaska’s Denali is finally open to guided skiing, and you have a Colorado company to thank

After more than a decade of trying, Telluride’s Mountain Trip ran its first guided ski mountaineering trip in May

News

Q&A: Alterra CEO Rusty Gregory steps back and reflects on next generation of ski resort bosses

Rusty Gregory winds down 40 years of ski area management, says Alterra is in able hands with Jared Smith, who used tech to help Ticketmaster dominate sales

Outdoors

World Cup schedule adds Alpine ski races at 2 more U.S. sites, including Aspen

Men's super-G and downhill events will be held March 3-5 in Aspen

Outdoors

Carman: Backcountry with a side of bacon is a soulful alternative to the corporate ski experience

As traditional ski resorts have become more crowded and expensive, the allure of backcountry skiing has grown. Bluebird Backcountry offers a safe way to learn the sport.

Opinion Columns

“It changed everything”: How Crested Butte’s first-ever extreme skiing contests 30 years ago birthed the freeskiing movement

The pioneering athletes competing in the first U.S. Extreme Skiing Championships at Crested Butte transformed the resort industry with a push for wider skis and steeper terrain

Outdoors

Vail Resorts promises $175 million more for employees, bumps starting pay to $20 an hour

North America’s largest resort operator was vilified this past season as it struggled to open chairs and handle crowds

Outdoors

Can skijoring, one of Colorado’s favorite extreme sports, go mainstream?

Skiers are pulled by cowboys in a Wild West spectacle in mountain towns across the state.

Outdoors

America’s chairlift savant finishes 22-year quest to ride every lift in the U.S.

Peter Landsman, a lift supervisor at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, has visited, photographed and documented 2,381 chairlifts in the U.S.

Outdoors

Black ski groups descend on Snowmass to promote camaraderie, inclusion in the ski industry

The demographic makeup of skiers does not reflect the U.S. population. But Gen Z represents an opportunity to change that.

Outdoors

It has been 20 years since snowboarders were allowed on Aspen Mountain following a “big stink”

Outdoors

Backcountry skier killed in Colorado’s first fatal avalanche this snow season

The deadly avalanche comes as avalanche danger is high across Colorado as a winter storm blankets the high country

Outdoors

Pritchett: As it finally arrives, I’ve written a love letter to snow

In spite of delayed winter weather in Colorado, it's never a bad time to count the ways -- here are 10 -- that we appreciate the arrival of the white stuff

Opinion

Vail Resorts sold 2.1 million Epic Passes for 2021-22 season after cutting prices by 20%

Resort operator reports a 76% increase in pass sales from 2019-20, which is about 900,000 more tickets and passes purchased in advance.

Outdoors

PHOTOS: Short on powder, Colorado’s ski resorts let snowmakers rip

A dry and warm November in the high country is leading Colorado resorts to rely on the man-made alternative to powder.

Outdoors

72-year-old skier dies in collision with snowboarder at Eldora Mountain

The death Tuesday appears to be the first at a Colorado ski resort this winter season.

Outdoors

Snow may not be piling up at Colorado ski resorts this season, but anxiety sure is

Coronavirus is still a worry, but now ski hill operators must wrestle with too few workers and not enough places to house the ones they’ve hired

Outdoors

Drew Litton: More challenges await Colorado’s coming ski season

Opinion

Powdr’s Fast Tracks offers $49+ chance to skip the lift line at Copper Mountain, triggering a skier backlash

Even a U.S. senator is calling on Powdr to kill the program

Outdoors

Wolf Creek Ski Area plans to kick off Colorado’s ski season on Saturday; A-Basin opens Sunday

Wolf Creek received more than a foot of snow from a storm that pounded the high country this week

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