Ski Resorts Struggle To Hire Amid Trump's Student Visa BanAs ski resorts try to figure out how to operate safely during the coronavirus pandemic, by requiring facemasks, enforcing social distancing in lift lines and eliminating dine-in service, Trump's order has added another obstacle heading into the winter: hiring enough temporary workers to fill crucial jobs like operating chair lifts, serving food and cleaning hotel rooms.
Reopening Colorado: When You Can Once Again Experience The Beauty Of Our Mountain PassesThis weekend usually brings the beginning of the heavy summer travel season, especially for those who love our mountain passes. Coronavirus means many of those passes will be not be open.
Vail Announces Plans To Reopen Resort Activities In Late June Or Early JulyA letter from CEO Rob Katz to employees announced that Vail Resorts will work toward an opening in roughly a month. The hope, Katz noted in the letter, is that their resorts will be open by late June or early July.
Avalanche Victim Was Former Backcountry Guide, Town CouncilmanDaniel Escalante was a former mountain guide and Crested Butte town councilman and had extensive backcountry experience.
Emergency Officials Warn Of Possibly Deadly 'Urban Avalanches'Avalanches are just a threat in the mountains, they're also happening in the middle of Crested Butte.
1 Man Killed In Roof Avalanche, 2 Others HospitalizedEmergency officials in Crested Butte say they responded to at least two roof avalanches in the last two days.
Michael Goerne Remembered At Aspen High School After Avalanche DeathTwo Roaring Fork Valley men, Owen Green, 27, of Aspen, and Michael Goerne, 37, of Carbondale, are being remembered after they died Saturday in an avalanche near Crested Butte.
Avalanche Kills 2 In Colorado Backcountry Area Called Death PassTwo backcountry skiers were killed over the weekend in an avalanche in a Colorado area known as Death Pass.
Avalanche Warnings Already Prevalent In Back CountryAvalanche warnings are in effect, triggered in part by the early snowfall in parts of the High Country.
Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect After One-Vehicle Crash In Western ColoradoA Colorado State Patrol officer fatally shot someone at the scene of a one-vehicle crash in western Colorado.
Crested Butte Thanks Mother Nature For Pushing Opening Date UpCrested Butte is ramping up its snowmaking, and that's helped push its opening date up.
Vail Resorts Announces Plans To Acquire Crested ButteVail Resorts announced on Monday that they will acquire Crested Butte and three other ski areas outside Colorado.
There Is Snow, But Nothing Compared To Last YearIn January 2017 snowstorms were measured by the feet instead of inches, the town ran out of room to store all the snow, and the ski resort even shut down for several days because of too much snow!
Suspect Arrested After Threat Forces Lockout At Gunnison, Crested Butte SchoolsA suspect was arrested after threatening statements were made at Gunnison High School.
First Snow Falls On Peaks Near Crested ButteIt's a sign that fall is just around the corner!