Colorado’s snowy winter and wet spring were a boon to the state’s reservoirs. These satellite photos show it.
At the start of August, Colorado reservoirs were at 80% their capacity. A year ago, their fill ratio was just 60%.
Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high countryBy Jesse Paul Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervousBy Dan England Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
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”
The U.S. Drought Monitor reported on Thursday that there is no more extreme or exceptional drought conditions in the state, which plagued the Four Corners region after the dry 2018 winter and summer
Crawling around Colorado’s mountains, personal snowcats are becoming so ubiquitous they even have a jamboree
Today, snowcats are selling as high-end RVs on snow, with an entry-level, four-seat Tucker starting around $125,000
Tuesday's slide comes amid a stretch of historic avalanche conditions in Colorado that buried roads, shuttered ski areas and left three men dead
Crested Butte’s Alley Loop series, Colorado’s nuttiest race on skinny skis, starts and finishes with a big “whoop”
The costumed contingent at the event included a Notorious RBG, a nod toward U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who turned down Jell-O shots in an alley: “There will be no appearance of impropriety on my part!”
"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
There's good reason to believe it will be a solid snow year in Colorado
Ski conditions at Colorado's mountain resorts are the best they've been at this point in the season in years
A bright spot in the data is Colorado's snowpack, which is above the average and the normal for this time of year