VAIL, Colo. (AP) - A 62-year-old Colorado man has died after skiing at Vail Ski Resort.
The resort says the man had been on a beginner trail Friday, which was the resorts opening day for ski season.
Vail Valley Medical Center spokeswoman Lindsay Warner says the man arrived... more »
DILLON, Colo. (AP) - Summit County rescuers say two men swept 400 feet by an avalanche near the Arapahoe Basin ski resort have lived to tell about it. Rescue Group spokesman Jim Koegel (KOH'-gull) tells KYSL-FM in Dillon one of the men was completely buried and bounced off some trees,... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado skiers and snowboarders are benefiting from some early season storms. Seventeen resorts are now open for the season, with many of them reporting mid-mountain depths of at least 2 feet. Monarch Mountain and Durango Mountain Resort opened for the season today. more »
While cities along Colorado's Front Range are baking in record-high temperatures, Loveland snowmakers are cooling their heels with their fingers on the start button.
The Loveland Ski Area saw the first snowfall of the season last week. Ski area employees took advantage of the cold and revved up the... more »
Ski traffic jams on Interstate 70 are a perennial complaint from people in Denver. But the Colorado Department of Transportation says the ski jams are something of a myth - the highway's actually more congested in summer.
The department says that traffic data show the busiest month of the... more »
One of two skiers caught in an avalanche in Aspen was seriously injured after being buried in snow and pinned against a tree. The Pitkin County Sheriff's office say the two skiers were part of a group of four who were skiing in Aspen Mountain Friday afternoon when the slide... more »
Investigators say an avalanche in southwest Colorado that killed one and injured another was triggered by skiers who were crossing a ridge above the two who were caught in the snow. A party of seven skiers was using a backcountry hut system in the San Juan Mountains when the avalanche... more »