Group purchases Emma land to preserve open space

A partnership between Eagle County, Pitkin County, the town of Basalt, Great Outdoors Colorado and the Mid-Valley Trails Committee today closed on the 145-acre Saltonstall property, now named Red Ridge Ranch Open Space.

The property will remain closed to public access until a management plan has been completed. It will eventually provide critical recreational access for mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians seeking to reac...

Snow piling up on Aspen's ski mountains

It's been a banner week for snow in the Aspen area.

Storm after storm has transformed the upper Roaring Fork Valley's four ski resorts — Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - into winter wonderlands.

The Aspen Skiing Co. reports its mountains have received nearly two feet of snow (20 inches) over the last week. Ski patrollers continue to drop ropes, opening new terrain.Other state ski resorts have also receiv...

USA Pro Challenge to kick off in Aspen in 2013

The nation’s most challenging cycling race will call eight Colorado cities home in 2013 when it starts in Aspen on August 19 and ends in Denver on August 25, 2013. The USA Pro Challenge announced its host cities this morning in Aspen, naming the communities that will serve as the starts and finishes for the third annual stage race.

After drawing more than one million fans in each of the first two years and generating nearly...

Vonn taking World Cup sabbatical to regain strength after intestinal infection slows her down

VAIL — Lindsey Vonn is taking a break from ski racing, citing the need to recover some energy and strength after being hospitalized with an intestinal infection in Vail last month.

The second-best women’s ski racer of all time with 57 World Cup wins has been struggling so far this season, even though she has won four races, including a super G at St. Moritz as recently as...

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Snow Report

  24hr snow mid dpth snow cond.
A-Basin n/a n/a
Aspen n/a n/a closed
BC n/a n/a closed
Breckenridge n/a n/a closed
Buttermilk n/a n/a closed
Copper n/a n/a closed
Crest. Butte n/a n/a closed
Eldora n/a n/a closed
Heavenly n/a n/a closed
Highlands n/a n/a
Howelsen n/a n/a closed
Keystone n/a n/a closed
Kirkwood n/a n/a closed
Loveland n/a n/a
Monarch n/a n/a closed
Northstar n/a n/a closed
Powderhorn n/a n/a closed
Purgatory n/a n/a closed
Silverton n/a n/a closed
Ski Cooper n/a n/a closed
Ski Granby n/a n/a closed
Snowmass n/a n/a closed
Steamboat n/a n/a closed
Sunlight n/a n/a closed
Telluride n/a n/a closed
Vail n/a n/a closed
WinterPark n/a n/a closed
Wolf Creek n/a n/a closed
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