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Wolf Creek Ski Area

New Season Brings New Ski Lifts and Terrain

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

The 2013-14 season has brought another slate of terrain expansions and new ski lifts. In some cases, the trend of bringing "side-country" in-bounds offers the flavor of rugged backcountry skiing, minus any serious avalanche concerns.

Skiing Pioneer Celebrates Turning 100 By Skiing Because Of Course

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 11.20.2013 | Good News

One of the pioneers of skiing in Colorado celebrated his 100th birthday on Tuesday the same way he always has -- by going skiing. Charles Elliot i...

West Fork Complex Fire Now Over 110,000 Acres

Posted 07.08.2013 | Denver

Containment of the West Fork Complex Fire grew to 25 percent over the weekend, however it was reduced to 19 percent on Monday "due to a more accurate ...

Massive Colorado Wildfire Continues To Grow

Posted 07.02.2013 | Denver

The growth of the massive West Fork Complex Fire burning in southern Colorado about 14 miles northeast of Pagosa Springs continued on Tuesday expandin...

Colorado Wildfire Continues To Grow

Posted 07.01.2013 | Denver

The massive West Fork Complex Fire in southern Colorado continued to grow over the weekend fueled by a large amount of beetle-killed trees, burning 96...

Massive Colorado Blaze Continues To Grow

Posted 06.27.2013 | Denver

The massive West Fork Complex wildfire, consisting of three blazes that have combined into one -- West Fork, Windy Pass and Papoose -- continued to gr...

LOOK: NASA Photos Show Massive West Fork Fire Smoke Plume

Posted 06.27.2013 | Denver

The West Fork complex of three wildfires burning in the Rio Grande National Forest continues to rage after more than doubling in size over the weekend...

Colorado Fire Crews Look To Change In Unrelenting Winds

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 08.25.2013 | Denver

DEL NORTE, Colo. -- This is what counts as good news in Colorado's wildfire season: a breezy day but at least not three straight hours of winds blowin...

Colorado Fire More Than Doubles In Size

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 08.24.2013 | Denver

DEL NORTE, Colo. — Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado's southwest mountains ...

Town Braces For Long Evacuation

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 08.23.2013 | Denver

DEL NORTE, Colo. — A colossal wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead tre...

Snow News Is Good News For First Ski Area Open

Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

Arapahoe Basin may have won the contest for being open the longest last season (July 4th was closing day), but there has to be some credit in opening ...

Wolf Creek Ski Avalanche Claims Life Of Ski Patrol Director

KUSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WOLF CREEK - The Wolf Creek Ski Area closed Monday after its ski patrol director was killed in an avalanche....

Open Letter to Kelcy Warren, Buyer of Boot Jack Ranch

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

Boot Jack Ranch sits just outside the small town of Pagosa Springs, Colo. where I live. Here, Spring has just arrived. Yellow daffodils, purple miniature hyacinths and red tulips are blooming.

Colorado Back-Country Snowboarder

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A snowboarder who survived three days in the Colorado backcountry with a single energy bar for food says he feels well and is ready to ...

Wolf Creek Ski Area To Open Halloween

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As of Halloween, Colorado skiers will have another world class area open, Wolf Creek Ski Area, in the Southwest corner of the state, announced Friday ...

Colorado's Greenest Ski Resorts: Which Ones Made The Grade? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For those eco-minded skiers (and we know Colorado has a lot of them) a Durango-base group, Ski Area Citizens Coalition has released The Ski Area Envir...