DENVER (AP) - An avalanche overtook a group of 15 skiers at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, but no serious injuries were reported. A statement released by the Summit County resort says an A-Basin ski patroller was leading a group of 14 skiers when the avalanche was triggered in west Montezuma... more »
Colorado's recent snow has caused headaches for some; blocking off roads and shutting down schools.
However, skiers and snowboarders aren't too upset; it's the snow they've been waiting for. The stores that keep them stocked up are happy to see it too.
"Definitely a big sigh of relief,"... more »
One resort remains open in Ski Country; Arapahoe Basin has been slammed this spring with huge amounts of snow. For the season A-Basin has received 461" of snow, the resort averages 350". Usually this late in the season many rocks and areas of bare ground don most of the ski... more »
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - The snow safety director at the Arapahoe Basin ski area has died while hiking a ridge at the Aspen Highlands ski area.
The Pitkin County sheriff's office tells The Denver Post that 50-year-old Leif Borgeson collapsed Tuesday while hiking to the top of the Aspen... more »
Did you meet your soulmate on a chairlift at A-Basin? Spend your youth zipping down the slopes? If so, you may be interested in owning a piece of nostalgia.
Arapahoe Basin is selling off chairs from its Exhibition lift. It was installed in 1978 and carries three people on... more »
On any given spring weekend, barbecue grills, camping chairs, the occasional beach ball and RVs line "The Beach," the closest row of parking spots to the lifts at the Arapahoe Basin ski area. It's one of the most popular spots for skiers and snowboarders to tailgate and unwind at A-Basin,... more »
A 23-year-old ski instructor has been found dead at the Steamboat ski area. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg says that Grace Lynn McNeil of Cedar, Mich., was found dead in a tree well under 2 feet of snow Wednesday morning. Ryg said she likely died Tuesday afternoon. McNeil was a... more »
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is getting its earliest start on the season ever. The resort was opened Friday with one run and an 18-inch base. Some of the features in its terrain park also will be open. Nearby Loveland Ski Area opened Wednesday, apparently the earliestopening in the U.S. more »