There’s still a lot of love for this former mining town, even though it’s gone from a place to escape the world to a place that caters to some of its most privileged.
Skiing and Snowboarding
So-called urban or roof avalanches are actually more common than the kind sliding down a mountainside.
Texas-based Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture plans to build 1,700 to 2,000 housing units along with stores and restaurants at the base of the Wolf Creek Ski Area.
In 2000, nearly 10.3 million vehicles on I-70 crossed the Continental Divide, which slices through the heart of Colorado’s ski country. That figure was about 13.4 million in 2018.
The data available for injuries or fatalities resulting from outdoor recreation activities is scant compared to that of sports.
The 75-year-old Gian-Franco Kasper spoke of "so-called climate change" and said he would rather deal with dictators than argue with environmentalists.
Ahead of her planned retirement after Sunday's downhill race, Vonn was treated by medical personnel after crashing Tuesday and skied down the hill.
Writing on Instagram, Vonn said "it’s been an emotional 2 weeks making the hardest decision of my life, but I have accepted that I cannot continue ski racing."
Vonn had finished no better than ninth in three races on her season debut in Cortina after missing the first few months of the season because of a knee injury.
Vonn has left everyone guessing over her next move after announcing on Sunday that she was considering immediate retirement because of severe pain in both of her knees.