You’ve seen the murals. Now meet the pro snowboarder behind them.
Pat Milbery channels lessons from carving snow into bright murals across Colorado. “He almost embodies his design,” said the Avon official who hired him.
59 million skiers visited U.S. resorts in the 2020-21 winter season
78% of ski area operators said this season exceeded their expectations, according to a National Ski Areas Association survey
How Aspen Snowmass hosted six major contests in a season when resorts worldwide canceled events
Thousands of athletes, coaches and event staff had given up on the 2020-21 competitive ski season when Aspen Skiing Co. called them to the Roaring Fork Valley and “saved our sports.”
Colorado resorts expect next ski season to be pretty normal, but some coronavirus changes may stick around
Vail Resorts chief Rob Katz on Friday told passholders that the company is not planning to use its reservation system in the 2021-22 season
Snowboarder dies after hitting tree at Eldora resort
The 26-year-old man died after colliding with a tree.
Avalanche danger remains high in the West, 32 deaths confirmed this season
The accidents have involved different recreational activities — snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking. And experts warn backcountry conditions are not improving.
Berthoud Pass backcountry skier becomes Colorado’s fourth avalanche death this season
Grand County Search and Rescue said the man’s body was discovered after he was reported overdue by family members
Skier dies in backcountry avalanche near Crested Butte
Officials are worried about a surge in backcountry skiers this year because of the coronavirus crisis
Backcountry gear is scarce in Colorado as skiers hedge against another disrupted downhill season
Record-level purchases of alpine touring skis, splitboards and avalanche safety equipment leave gear makers wondering why they slashed their budgets last spring when the pandemic shutdown happened.
Up to 55 injured skiers and snowboarders arrive at Colorado emergency rooms each day, analysis shows
More than 4,100 skiers and snowboarders were transported to emergency rooms in ambulances or helicopters across 2018, 2019 and the first part of 2020, which is about 10 patients every day of the season.
Colorado’s winter tourism ad dollars will serve a new purpose this year: backcountry avalanche education
As a busy backcountry season looms, a first-of-its-kind collaboration corrals tourism marketing, avalanche education, land managers and outdoor recreation businesses to push responsible recreation this winter
New Colorado avalanche study reveals troubling trend heading into busy backcountry season
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center found an increase in accidents involving experienced skiers during periods of elevated danger after the pandemic shutdown in March
Wolf Creek Ski Area set to become state’s first to open
Wolf Creek Ski Area said the slopes would open beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday with three lifts running through Sunday.
How Colorado’s independent Wolf Creek ski area plans to navigate a coronavirus reopening
Unlike Vail Resorts, which last week announced a reservation system that requires pass holders to book high-season ski days well in advance, Wolf Creek is adjusting its pricing
Want to ski at a Vail Resorts mountain during coronavirus? You’ll need a reservation.
Forget the dreamy scene where you wake to a foot of fresh and race to the ski area
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
After 12-day reopening, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to close on Sunday due to lack of snow
A-Basin Chief Operating Officer Alan Henceroth said the mountain will close Sunday less than two weeks after reopening May 27
Safety and stoke: A-Basin’s coronavirus reopening provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like
The snow was soft, the sun was shining and the lift lines were short. Besides mask-wearing and social distancing, it felt like a normal day of late spring skiing.
Arapahoe Basin will reopen Wednesday for skiing and snowboarding
The Summit County resort says skiing and snowboarding will look very different. For instance, reservations will be required for those planning on visiting A-Basin and only 600 people will be granted access each day.