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Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in coronavirus times

Typically open — although national parks are increasingly limiting access and more shelter-at-home orders are being issued — the great outdoors provides a natural way to social distance

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Colorado governor orders all ski resorts to close for at least a week in extraordinary move

The order marks the most significant use of Polis’ powers since he declared a state of emergency on Tuesday

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Vail Resorts, Aspen, Steamboat, Winter Park and others shut down their ski areas in response to coronavirus

Vail Resorts and Alterra Mountain Co. announced the closure of more than 45 North American ski areas on Saturday. The two largest operators were followed by several other ski areas, including Aspen Snowmass, Telluride, Arapahoe Basin, Loveland and the 10th Mountain Hut Association.

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Ride with Jake: Burton impact felt over bittersweet weekend in Colorado’s mountains

Friends and family, along with hundreds who never met the man but wore his name, started arriving en masse Friday for an early-morning ride down one of Jake’s favorite trails in Vail

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Three Colorado ski resort pioneers talk about the industry’s roots, ski pass wars and how to deal with crowds

Andy Daly, Bill Kane and John Norton, three Colorado ski resort veterans, talk about the future of the industry

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Coroner clarifies circumstances of New Jersey man’s death on Vail chairlift

It was previously reported that Jason Varnish's death came after he fell through a gap in a chair

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Colorado’s first seasonal avalanche death illustrates how many fatal slides happen during lower danger levels

Michelle Lindsay, a 29-year-old from Fort Collins, was killed while she was backcountry skiing on Cameron Pass west of Fort Collins on Dec. 8

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Colorado is the most dangerous state for avalanches, with death toll far surpassing other states

During the 2018-19 season, the state recorded 4,273 slides including 92 that caught people on their way down

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The 25 most read Colorado Sun stories of 2019

These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues