Skiing & Snowboarding

1:38pm

Thu October 4, 2012
Business

Snowguns Start Firing At Two Colorado Ski Resorts

Loveland Ski Area SkiLoveland.com

Another Colorado resort has fired up its snowmaking equipment. Loveland Ski Area took advantage of cold temperatures and began making snow during the early morning hours Thursday.

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2:10pm

Thu January 26, 2012
Business

Estes Park Entertains the 'Elkhorn Project'

Business leaders and town officials in Estes Park want to build a $50-million dollar, year-round ski area that includes restoration of the historic Elkhorn Lodge and the building of a performing arts center. Here to talk more about what’s being called the “Elkhorn Project” is Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall.

3:25pm

Tue January 17, 2012
Skiing

Storm Brings Welcome Powder to Colorado High Country

A near white out at the Snowmass Ski Area Monday.
Photo by Jeremy Swanson, Colorado Ski Country USA

A powerful winter storm that dumped up to two feet on some Colorado ski areas has skiers and snow boarders smiling, and resort officials breathing a sigh of relief. 

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5:00am

Sun January 15, 2012
Environment

Mild Winter Could Hurt Colorado Water Supply, Economy

Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s snowpack is nearing the lowest it’s been in decades.  The mild winter is bad news for powder skiers and snow-dependent businesses in the state.  It’s also a concern for millions of people across the Southwest who depend on melting snow for their drinking water and farms.

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5:23pm

Thu December 8, 2011
Environment

Western Ski Resorts Sluggish on Environmental Efforts

Solar panels atop Aspen Highlands.
Photo by the Aspen Skiing Company

Western ski resorts did not make significant environmental improvements during 2011, the first time in five years according to a new report by a Durango-based environmental group.

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