Continental Divide

Snow covers Berthoud Pass (credit: CDOT)

Foot Of Snow Hits Colorado Mountain Areas

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.

12/14/2014

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Federal Government Limits Drilling In White River National Forest

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.

12/09/2014

Loveland shared this photo on their Facebook page on Tuesday. (credit: Loveland Ski Area)

2 Colorado Ski Areas Delay Their Openings Due To Warm Temps

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.

10/28/2014

Cross country skiing on Tennessee Pass (credit: CBS)

State’s Water Interests Converge On Tennessee Pass

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.

10/04/2014

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Day Hikes To Check Out As Rocky Mountain National Park Turns 100

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.

09/03/2014

The Eisenhower Tunnel (credit: CBS)

Longtime Eisenhower Tunnel Superintendent Retires

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.

07/26/2014

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Rescue Effort On For Injured Man In Rocky Mountain National Park

Crews are working to rescue a stranded, injured man in Rocky Mountain National Park.

06/29/2014

Deep snow on Loveland Pass in March (credit: Chris Spears)

Colorado Weather Observer Measures Nearly 500 Inches Of Snow

A series of winter storms dropped foot after foot, including over 100 inches in a single month.

05/15/2014

Arapahoe Basin (credit: Arapahoe Basin)

Spring Storm Means June Skiing At Arapahoe Basin

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.

05/13/2014

Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

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.

04/22/2014

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