Alpine skiing

Heli-ski terrain expansion near Silverton approved

A controversial expansion of helicopter skiing terrain near Silverton was approved Wednesday by the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM announced in its Final Environmental Assessment that it...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort to offer free lift tickets this weekend

Purgatory Resort will offer free skiing Saturday and Sunday for its final weekend of the season. “It’s Purgatory’s way of saying thanks for a fantastic season,” said Kim Oyler, spokeswoman for the...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

12-year-old from California dies while skiing in Colorado

BRECKENRIDGE – Authorities say a 12-year-old boy from California has died after hitting a tree stump while skiing in Colorado. The Summit Daily reports Logan Goodwin of Hermosa Beach died Saturday...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Aspen Skiing Co., KSL buying Steamboat, Winter Park and others

DENVER – The company that owns the Aspen area’s ski resorts is teaming up with a private equity firm to buy the owner of several ski resorts in the United States and Canada. Aspen Skiing Co....

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Photos: Pond skim party at Purgatory

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

World Cup skiing won’t return to Aspen in 2017

ASPEN – Officials with the U.S. Ski Association say Aspen is no longer hosting this year’s FIS World Cup races because of much-needed upgrades. The Aspen Daily News reported Monday that FIS...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sweden’s Andre Myhrer takes slalom race at Aspen

ASPEN — Not to get all mushy, but that’s exactly how Andre Myhrer of Sweden prefers his snow. The slushier, the better and possibly why Myhrer seems to save his best race for the last event of the...

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tessa Worley wins World Cup giant slalom title

ASPEN — Tessa Worley waved her ski pole and pumped her fist. Rarely has not winning felt this rewarding. The Frenchwoman clinched the season-long giant slalom title Sunday with a conservative run...

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marcel Hirscher rallies to giant slalom win in Aspen

ASPEN – The other day, Marcel Hirscher sat on a terrace and enjoyed a cheeseburger in peace. That rarely happens back home in ski-crazed Austria. Hirscher certainly didn’t go unnoticed Saturday as...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Shiffrin’s championship ski season ends

ASPEN – Mikaela Shiffrin still can’t believe an overall World Cup title happened and won’t fully buy in until the crystal globe is actually placed into her hands. Part of the reason stems from...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado ski star Mikaela Shiffrin gets her globe

ASPEN – Mikaela Shiffrin doesn’t even need to step into the starting gate at World Cup Finals to wrap up her first overall title. No time for any sort of coronation, though, there’s still some...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sweden beats Germany in team event at World Cup Finals

ASPEN – Sweden beat Germany in the team event at World Cup Finals on Friday in a competition that will debut on the Olympic program next year in South Korea. The squad of Frida Hansdotter, Matthias...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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