Investigators in the mountains say a big fire over the weekend was an accident, but also very preventable.
Industry leaders say that even though last-minute lift tickets at some resorts now exceed $100, skiing has never been more affordable if you’re savvy about discounts.
Skiers and snowboarders traveling to Utah this winter will find the same jagged mounting peaks looming just east of Salt Lake City and many familiar trails at the state’s 15 resorts. But they may also notice a few signs of the significant changes that occurred in the offseason.
More snow is expected in the mountains before another wave Tuesday into Wednesday.
Investigators are looking into what started a fire at the Matterhorn Inn in Vail Saturday morning.
The only hospital in Leadville is closing. The closest hospitals to Leadville are in Vail, Frisco and Salida, but they’re all about an hour-drive away. That can be a death sentence for anyone with a heart attack or stroke.
Aspen Ski Resort will open Saturday after more than 21 inches of snow dumped at the area in the last few days.
Big-name ski resorts might give you bragging rights when you go back to the office, but lesser-known mountains can give you something else: less crowded slopes, shorter lift lines and even outlets for Crock Pots.
The Colorado Department of Transportation has significantly increased spending and created new programs to battle Sunday afternoon traffic headaches on Interstate 70 during the winter.
Winter driving conditions are being blamed for accidents that have closed Interstate 70 in two places on Thursday afternoon.