Just a few months ahead of the World Championships in February, Mother Nature isn’t cooperating.
The ski season kicks off this weekend with the Denver Ski and Snowboard Expo.
It’s been 15 years since the World Alpine Ski Championships was in the U.S., and that was in Colorado. Back then the venue only held 2,500 people. This time Beaver Creek is building a huge seating area for fans.
Town officials opened a time capsule sealed shut in 1989 when Vail hosted the World Alpine Skiing Championships the first time. It’d been sitting in a library in Vail for the past two decades.
Even though ski season is just starting, Vail is already looking forward to next summer.
Emergency crews in Eagle County and surrounding areas are training for one of the biggest events in Colorado’s high country by conducting disaster drills.
A second hiker missing in the Maroon Bells area has been found dead.
Searchers have found one of two hikers missing in the Maroon Bells area.
Searchers are looking for two hikers in the Maroon Bells area.
Fix it, paint it, clean it, improve it. That’s the message the town of Vail is sending local businesses in preparation for the 2015 Alpine Skiing World Championships.