Tag Archives: trail

Howelsen Hill Trails Closures

Several Nordic and Alpine trails on Howelsen Hill will be closed periodically through the weekend for the 2018 NCAA Ski Championships. The trail closures will run through Saturday for skier training and competition. The Rodeo Grounds and Bluff Loop Nordic trails, as Continue reading

Man Found Dead After Rescue of Another

A rescue team was called in to assist a skier east of Vail Monday night, who reportedly had been trying to hike to safety for several hours, after falling off a trail in the area. The rescued man, who has not been identified, did not tell authorities he had been up in the backcountry with another person, as he believed Continue reading

Comment On Proposed Trail System

The US Forest Service is looking for public input on the proposed Mad Rabbit Trails Project in the Routt National Forrest. The project would provide additional, sustainable, trail-based recreation opportunities in the Mad Creek, Rocky Peak, and Rabbit Ears Pass areas.  Two different ideas for the Continue reading

Slash Pile Burns Could Start Wednesday

Favorable weather conditions this week may allow crews to ignite the remaining slash piles on Emerald Mountain. The piles could be lit as early as wednesday. The burns were expected to start in early November, however, conditions changed so crews had to wait. If the piles are lit, the Continue reading

Plans To Double Trail System On Cedar Mountain

The Bureau of Land Management is in midst of planning a trail expansion effort on Cedar Mountain,  five miles north of Craig, and is looking for the public to participate. The BLM is looking for advice from locals on trail locations, size, grade and design. The 900-acre Cedar Mountain Special Recreation Management Area was designated in 2011 to provide non-motorized recreational activities close to Craig, including horseback riding, cross-country skiing, running and mountain biking. The area currently includes Continue reading

Open House To Talk Trails Near Steamboat

There will be an open house today in Steamboat to discuss trail maintenance and trail projects in the area. The Steamboat Springs 2A trails committee will host the open house in conjunction with members of the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund.  Attendees will receive Continue reading

Bridge Closed For Re-Decking

The Stone Lane pedestrian bridge on the Walton Creek Trail in Steamboat is now closed to allow the bridge to be re-decked and painted. The closure is expected to last one month, weather permitting. The public will not be able to access the bridge while the Continue reading

Heart Attack Victim Recovered By Helicopter

A Pennsylvania man, who was bow hunting with his family in north Routt County, died from a heart attack yesterday morning. 69-year-old Robert Martz was reportedly hiking along the Greenville Mine Trail east of Clark when the incident occurred. Attempts to revive Continue reading

CPW Offering Free Camping To Volunteers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering volunteers a free night of camping in exchange for their work helping to maintain trails this weekend at State Forest State Park near Walden. Interested individuals should arrive at the Park’s Moose Visitation Center tomorrow morning at Continue reading

Dry Lake Campground Closed

The Dry Lake campground and parking lot near Steamboat will be closed this afternoon through tomorrow afternoon to allow trail work to take place in the area. The closure will allow a group from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado to conduct Continue reading

UPDATE: Identity Of Man Who Died After Bike Accident Released

The Steamboat man, who died in a Denver hospital Monday, after crashing his bike Sunday afternoon, has been identified. 64-year-old Steve Novak crashed his bike just before one Saturday, near the intersection of Trafalgar Drive and Pamela Lane. Novak is believed to have lost Continue reading

Tree Removal Underway On Emerald Mountain

Seasonal hazardous tree mitigation work is underway on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. Crews will focus their efforts near the Morning Gloria trail area, with the goal of removing as many dead and dying trees as possible. This is the final phase of the tree mitigation project that Continue reading