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.
Warnings are working (for now) to keep visitors out of Colorado’s high country. But tickets, legal battles loom.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phaseBy Jesse Paul Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Skier killed in Summit County avalanche was prepared. But strong winds, fresh snow created a deadly slab.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Internet service in western Colorado was so terrible that towns and counties built their own telecom
The new 481-mile rural Project Thor network is complete -- and run by a regional government council. It’s the opposite of what a state law intended 15 years ago
Coronavirus testing is lagging so much that some Colorado counties are asking citizens to self-report symptoms
These county-run dashboards offer data that’s not statistically valid, but provides important clues. “In the absence of anything else, it’s really important to have something,” Summit County spokeswoman says.
Colorado’s governor advises going outdoors to ease coronavirus isolation. But take it easy, first responders plead.
People are getting cabin fever in the coronavirus crisis. But search and rescue crews worry adventurers in need may stress an overburdened system. “Everything is the backcountry now,” a SAR team member says.
This is how much Colorado’s mountain communities stand to lose without skiing, restaurants, bars and lodging
As mountain communities grind to close, coronavirus and economic worries turn to summer. “It’s time to show the world how tough we really are,” Telluride tourism chief says.
Coronavirus is running so rampant in Colorado’s mountains residents, visitors should “minimize all contact with other people”
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on Sunday issued the alert about Eagle, Summit, Pitkin or Gunnison counties, where there have been about 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
“This was new ground and we have learned a lot,” says resort leader Al Henceroth. A-Basin joined the Ikon Pass in a deal that limits days.
How 5 Coloradans, undecided on the Democratic presidential primary, are weighing their candidate options
The Colorado Sun spoke with a group of voters after they watched Tuesday night’s debate. Hundreds of thousands of Democrats and unaffiliateds are waiting until the last minute to cast their ballots.
Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.
Summit County’s plan to end a conservation easement to build senior housing is riling locals and land trusts
The development-prohibiting easements theoretically last forever. Critics of the housing plan worry an exception will undermine the rule.