Tag Archives: Rabbit Ears Pass

Forest Officials Remind Residents Some Areas Off Limits to Motorized Use

routt-natl-forest-signRoutt National Forest officials would like to remind winter recreationists that they need to be aware of where they are on Forest lands, as regulations for usage vary widely east of Steamboat. Many areas are open to all forms of Continue reading

Pilot Says He Crashed on Purpose

plane-crash-300The pilot who crashed his plane near Rabbit Ears Pass last month has reportedly admitted he did it on purpose. Mark Darling of Eaton conducted an interview with a television station in which he told the interviewer he was grieving the passing of Continue reading

Pilot Survives Plane Crash South of Rabbit Ears

plane-crash-300A pilot called emergency dispatchers Sunday and said he was injured after his single-engine plane crashed south of the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass. Routt County officials say the pilot, Mark Darling of Eaton, asked for a rescue team. Darling said he Continue reading

Forest Visitors Asked to Avoid Certain Areas for Wildlife Purposes

forest-service-signA long-standing request for public involvement in big game, winter range management is being made by the Routt National Forest again this year. The U.S. Forest Service is asking recreational users to stay out of designated elk and deer winter range areas from November 15th to April 15th. Courtesy closure signage has been Continue reading

Fraser Woman Killed in Rabbit Ears Crash

fatal-300A 61-year old Fraser woman was killed in an accident yesterday afternoon that closed Rabbit Ears Pass for several hours. The Colorado State Patrol was informed of the two-vehicle crash at Continue reading

Cause of Rabbit Ears Plane Crash Still Being Determined

NTSBInvestigators don’t expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash near Steamboat that killed two people until next year. Sixty-two-year-old flight instructor William Earl Allen of Broomfield, and his student, 60-year old Terry Lynn Stewart of Houston, Texas died in the crash on Rabbit Ears Pass August Continue reading