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.
Skier killed in avalanche near Crested Butte
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the skier was among four people who were skiing Tuesday on Mount Emmons
Vail chairlift attendant wasn’t paying attention during skier’s suffocation, report says
Jason Varnish, 46, died of positional asphyxia at Vail Mountain’s Blue Sky Basin area Feb. 13, the Eagle County coroner said
Vail, Beaver Creek patrollers are trading in their skis for ambulance keys in Eagle County’s coronavirus fight
Eagle County Paramedic Services’ pandemic plan worried most about what happens when crews get sick. The statewide shutdown of ski resorts sent patrollers to the rescue.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
As ski pass wars heat up, U.S. Forest Service curtails public ski area land fee disclosures
Now, the Forest Service will only share aggregated permit fee information for the ski areas in the White River National Forest. No individual permit fees are being shared on a forest, state, region or national level.
After 24 years and facing foreclosure, Granby Ranch ski area’s owner is surrendering the resort
Marise Cipriani walks away from her Grand County resort, saying a lender nixed a deal to sell as the town of Granby grows impatient over long-delayed road repairs
Colorado skiers will soon be able to take a bus from Denver to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat
Gov. Jared Polis said during a ceremony at Denver’s Union Station that the “Snowstang” service, which begins Dec. 14, will be “really convenient” and “super easy"
Jake Burton Carpenter, a snowboarder first and foremost, leaves Colorado legacy of community and persistence
Colorado ski resorts lined up against snowboarding even after Jake Burton Carpenter persuaded Berthoud Pass to open to athletes "surfing" the snow in 1978.
Stung by boycott movement, Backcountry.com CEO forging deals with businesses targeted in trademark debacle
"They do want to turn this around," says owner of avalanche educators sued by Backcountry.com over trademark she held.
Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65
The founder of Burton Snowboards died Wednesday night in Burlington, Vermont, according to an email sent to the staff of the company he founded.
Copper Mountain, Eldora will host next-generation Woodward terrain parks with aim toward teaching the masses
Powdr is ferrying its Woodward action-sport training camps onto the slopes with the debut of new learning areas and terrain parks designed by Danny Davis, Red Gerard