BROOMFIELD — Vail Resorts Inc. is adding Arlberg, Austria, to the list of places where holders of its Epic Pass can ski.
The company says that thanks to a new partnership, its Epic Pass next season will include five consecutive days of access to the mountains of Arlberg. It previously said the pass would include five days at
When the snow settles and the bodies are pulled from their frozen tombs, you always seem to read about how “experienced” the skiers or snowboarders were.
You read about how they were trained and had all the proper equipment, yet they still died when the mountainside broke loose. Colorado leads the nation in avalanche deaths,
GEORGETOWN — The sole survivor of an avalanche that killed five men in Colorado was fully buried in snow except for his left arm, which allowed him to clear snow from his face so he could breathe.
The final report on the slide released Wednesday said the man was stranded for about four hours before rescuers arrived to free h
ASPEN — A Basalt man is suing a skier after they collided while descending the Little Nell run on Aspen Mountain last month.
Thomas Waltner filed a lawsuit in Pitkin County District Court on Monday, alleging that Chris Cote violated the Colorado Skier Safety
DENVER — The kind of avalanche that killed five people in Colorado over the weekend is among the most difficult to predict and trigger, and it's dangerous because of the amount of snow normally involved.
Saturday's slide in near Loveland Pass is called a deep persistent slab avalanche, and it was the kind of avalanche that b
VAIL — Vail Mountain and Breckenridge Ski Resort are reopening for more skiing and riding Friday through Sunday on part of their terrain.
Both ski resorts held closing day festivities last Sunday, but Vail says it's had 2 more feet of snow
EAGLE COUNTY - When the lifts stop running at Vail and Beaver Creek, it will signal the end to the 2012-13 ski season but also the beginning of an on-mountain construction season featuring several big projects.
Vail and Beaver Creek are entering the first of many summers of construction as the resorts prepare both for the 2015 World Alpi
As I wind down this column for the winter, the snow continues to fall. This is good news for two reasons.
First, the ski conditions remain pretty darn good. Snowfall on Tuesday measured 9 inches at Beaver Creek, 7 inches at Breckenridge and 6 inches at Copper Mountain. This snowfall was convective in nature, meaning it was similar to the
BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge in Idaho has ruled the U.S. Forest Service broke the law by not crafting specific rules to govern snowmobile travel, handing a victory to backcountry ski enthusiasts.
U.S. District Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush ruled Friday that
Last weekend felt more like winter than spring in the high country as temperatures struggled to get out of the single digits.
The conditions for skiing were fantastic with more than a foot of snow falling over the extended weekend. This additional snow increased our statewide snowpack to 80 percent of average. We now have a deeper snowpa
ASPEN — An Aspen man has pleaded guilty to careless driving after he was cited for a run-in with a security guard at the 2012 X Games.
Martin Horowitz told authorities he was frustrated when the guard told him that he couldn't drive into the main entrance at the Buttermilk ski resort, where he was a ski instructor. But he sa
ASPEN — A skier who died after hitting a tree at Snowmass ski area has been identified as 42-year-old David Schreitmueller of Kensington, Md.
The skier's father, Dick Schreitmueller, tells the Aspen Daily News (http://bit.ly/Zlil6A ) his son loved skiing and was the kind of person who alway
SUMMIT COUNTY • Adoree Faul strapped into her snowboard and zipped downhill with fists triumphantly in the air, as the crowd of hundreds roared its approval.
They weren’t cheering her riding ability.
Clad only in a tiny bikini, she spent more than a half-hour shivering in the cold March mountain air, waiting for
Snowy weather will hit most of Colorado’s mountains this weekend, and the added snowfall should push the statewide snowpack above last season.
Last March, the state received almost no snow. So as long as we continue to get storms throughout the spring, we should have no problem outpacing the 2012 snowpack.
The first shot of
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — An Arkansas man who collapsed while skiing at the Steamboat ski area in northern Colorado has died.
Steamboat Today reports (http://bit.ly/146qNyh) the 64-year-old man may have had a heart attack while skiing with friends on a beginner trail Monday morning. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg identified the man
ASPEN — Searchers are stepping up their efforts to find a skier who has been missing for a week.
The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office decided Wednesday to send a team to check for signs of 55-year-old Jeff Walker in an out-of-bounds area near the Aspen Highlands ski resort.
According to the Aspen Daily News (http://tin
Southern Colorado ski area Monarch Mountain will offer season pass-holders one free day of skiing at Copper Mountain, Winter Park and Steamboat during the 2013-14 season.
This week’s announcement brings to 11 the number of partnering Colorado areas, also including Crested Butte, Loveland, Sunlight, Ski Cooper, Devils Thumb, Durango
Thursday’s high temperature could push 70 degrees, and it will feel like winter is over and spring is here.
Don’t rush to judgment just yet! After a warm few days, winter will make a brief return to the mountains this weekend and a longer-lasting appearance toward the end of next week.
Two storms will brush by norther
Southern Colorado ski area Monarch Mountain next season will offer season pass-holders one free day of skiing at Copper Mountain, Winter Park and Steamboat.
Under the slogan "one planet, one pass," skiers now have access to free or discounted skiing at 31 areas around the globe. This week's announcement brings to 11 the number of partner
KEYSTONE — Keystone Resort has boosted its family-friendly image this winter with a free ski lift ticket offer for kids, and families are taking advantage.
Kids ages 12 and under who stay at least two nights in Keystone's lodging get free lift tickets for their entire stay. The ski resort said Thursday that through the first
Springtime in the Rockies can mean great powder days followed by days when skiing, biking or golfing could be the activity of choice.
This week will continue to offer a little bit of everything. Monday was an excellent powder day that was followed by a stretch of sunny and warm days. And now a big storm is on tap.
ASPEN — A 77-year-old Aspen man is recovering at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction from a ski accident last month while local authorities are trying to find the hit-and-run skier who collided with him.
The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help locate the person, believed to be a man, who struck Laur
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — A 17-year-old skier was found alive and well at Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort Tuesday two days after disappearing while skiing with his father, officials said.
A snowmobiler who was not part of the search party found Nicholas Joy, of Medford, Mass., at about 9 a.m. on a trail west of Sugarloaf Mou
A CSU-Fort Collins student was killed in an avalanche near Cameron Pass on Saturday when the dog he and his companion were skiing with apparently triggered the very large slide, officials say.
The man's identity has not yet been released publicly but Jackson County Coroner George Crocket confirmed the man was a Colorado Stat
SUMMIT COUNTY • For the Brown family, skiing usually means missing church.
Same for camping, hiking and other outdoor activities.
“Most of the time, we end up having to go to Saturday night service so we can do something on Sunday,” said Danny Brown of Colorado Springs. “If we have (plans) for the wh