Wolf Creek Ski Area

What will La Niña mean for winter in Southwest Colorado?

Avid skiers, sit down – could 2020 bring any more bad news? Yes, of course: The Climate Prediction Center forecasts a 75% chance of a La Niña winter forming from December through February. La Niña...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How Wolf Creek plans to navigate a coronavirus reopening

Almost 4,200 Wolf Creek skiers responded to a survey sent by the ski area’s owner, Davey Pitcher. They were largely from New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as well as surrounding communities like...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

How are local ski areas preparing for uncertain future in public health?

In an era dominated by COVID-19, Roseanne and Davey Pitcher are trying to be proactive about reopening Wolf Creek Ski Area for the upcoming ski season. Purgatory Resort, unlike Wolf Creek, has been...

DATE: July 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Ski Area’s hope for reopening dashed by governor’s order

Any chance of Wolf Creek Ski Area reopening before the end of the season was quashed late Thursday after Gov. Jared Polis extended an executive order requiring all ski resorts in the state to...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Ski Area making moves to reopen before season’s over

If you’re craving spring skiing, good news might be on the way: Wolf Creek Ski Area is making moves in the hopes of reopening for a few weeks before the snow is all gone. “I think it’s time to let...

DATE: April 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory, Wolf Creek ski areas receive little notice about closures

Ski areas in Southwest Colorado hastily shuttered operations Sunday after Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order banning operations from Sunday through March 22. On Sunday, the Colorado...

DATE: March 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus Ski Area announces opening day

Hesperus Ski Area announced its plans to open for the season Friday. Laura Haidet, a spokeswoman for the resort, said trails will open for skiers and tubers from 4 to 9 p.m. for night skiing. The...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow on radar for this weekend in Southwest Colorado

Expect some snow this weekend in Southwest Colorado. According to the National Weather Service, a storm is moving into the region beginning Thursday, bringing with it the chance for snow until...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass to temporarily close Saturday morning

The west side of Wolf Creek Pass will be closed Saturday morning for avalanche mitigation work. Wolf Creek Ski Area posted to its website it was advised by the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort delays opening for lack of snow

Purgatory Resort has pushed back its Saturday opening for lack of snow. Resort officials announced Thursday they now plan to open the ski area Wednesday, a day before Thanksgiving. According to a...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Conservation groups challenge road access for Village at Wolf Creek

A coalition of environmental groups Tuesday filed a challenge of the U.S. Forest Service’s approval last year to grant road access to the Village at Wolf Creek, a decision that ultimately paves the...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge orders Forest Service to release Village at Wolf Creek documents

A Freedom of Information Act was filed nearly eight months ago by a coalition of environmental groups to obtain select U.S. Forest Service documents related to the controversial Village at Wolf...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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