A fast-moving snowstorm brought more than a foot of snow to some areas of the Colorado mountains as remnants of the so-called Pineapple Express band of storms headed across the Eastern Plains on Saturday and began losing steam.
The federal government is making more than 90 percent of the 2.2-million-acre White River National Forest off-limits to future energy exploration.
Two high profile Colorado ski resorts are pushing back their opening dates due to a lack of snow and warm weather in the high country.
A water-measuring flume on a ditch sitting exactly astride Tennessee pass outside Leadville might be as good a place as any to bring Western and Eastern Slope interests together to talk about water.
No adjectives can do Rocky Mountain National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.
Every day at least 45,000 vehicles approach a pair of gaping holes puncturing through the stony heart of the Continental Divide. At more than 11,000 feet above sea level the world closes in to a symmetrical tranquility of blurred tiles and fluorescent lights.
Crews are working to rescue a stranded, injured man in Rocky Mountain National Park.
A series of winter storms dropped foot after foot, including over 100 inches in a single month.
In a statement Tuesday, officials at the Arapahoe Basin ski resort said after receiving two feet of snow, they will be open the weekend of June 6-8. Weekday skiing, though, ends June 1.
While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.