Wolf Creek Pass
More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.
Snowfall from the latest storm to hit Colorado’s mountains has already surpassed 4 feet around Wolf Creek Pass.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Wolf Creek Pass as Pacific moisture brings heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide through Monday.
Environmental groups want more time to file a protest on a public land swap involving a proposed development near the Wolf Creek Ski Area.
While most locations have received 5 to 8 inches of snow there have been a few spots with higher amounts.
The Rio Grande National Forest recommended approval of a land swap Thursday that would allow a developer to build an access road to a proposed ski village near the remote Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwestern Colorado.
The Colorado State Patrol believes winter driving conditions could be to blame for an accident on Wolf Creek Pass on Saturday.
There’s no word yet on when U.S. Highway 160 will reopen in southwestern Colorado.
Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break – any break – in the weather that will allow them to launch a more strategic assault.
Two wildfires are burning in the backcountry in the Wolf Creek Pass area of Southern Colorado.