Every morning, thousands turn to the precision snow reports crafted by Joel Gratz’s OpenSnow to find pockets of powder in Colorado’s chaotic mountains
One of the nation’s top skiers is just 12. She’s among a wave of Black athletes aiming to dominate the slopes.
Colorado’s Ava Keenan, and 22 other young skiers and snowboarders on the National Brotherhood of Skiers team, is working with the organization to diversify the highest levels of those sports.
ESPN sells X Games to MSP Sports Capital, which calls Aspen “a really important cornerstone” of the franchise
Aspen Skiing Co. has hosted the Winter X Games since 2002 and has a contract to host the games through 2024.
Watch: Colorado’s ski bosses talk recent seasons, challenges
The Colorado Sun talks recent ski seasons, lessons learned and challenges around housing, climate, jobs and more.
Longtime US snowboard coach Peter Foley under investigation
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is investigating misconduct allegations against longtime snowboard coach Peter Foley, who has left his job at U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Foley is listed as being under “temporary suspension” on the SafeSport website, which added his name to its database on Friday. At the Beijing Olympics last month, a former member […]
Black ski groups descend on Snowmass to promote camaraderie, inclusion in the ski industry
Ben Finley’s first exposure to skiing was comical in any telling. He was on a date to Yosemite National Park in 1963 with a woman who, on the way home, suggested they visit the ski area in the park. Finley is from Harlem, New York, and had never seen a ski slope, but he accepted […]
It has been 20 years since snowboarders were allowed on Aspen Mountain following a “big stink”
By Andrew Travers, The Aspen Times ASPEN — It was billed as a generational battle, as an on-mountain culture clash, a safety hazard and “the end of Ajax.” But when the Aspen Skiing Co. finally opened Aspen Mountain to snowboarders on April 1, 2001 and then for the 2001-02 season, the result was an anti-climactic […]
Colorado’s high-flying skiers, snowboarders dominating as the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics close in
Colorado’s top freeskiers and snowboarders had a busy December as they dominated contests that served as qualifiers for the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February. The three events this month — Big Air at Steamboat, U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain and the Dew Tour at Copper Mountain — were among the first steps to […]
72-year-old skier dies in collision with snowboarder at Eldora Mountain
BOULDER — An investigation is underway after a 72-year-old skier died in a collision with a snowboarder at Eldora Mountain in northern Colorado. Boulder County sheriff’s officials say the crash happened on the intermediate Windmill run on Tuesday morning, and the skier was unconscious and not breathing when ski patrollers arrived. They attempted CPR, but […]
Wolf Creek Ski Area plans to kick off Colorado’s ski season on Saturday; A-Basin opens Sunday
Wolf Creek Ski area in southwest Colorado is planning to kick of the state’s 2021-22 ski season this weekend. The resort said it will be open Saturday and Sunday. The beginner Nova Lift and the Lynx Lift will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Wolf Creek will then reopen weekends until Mother Nature […]