Wolf Creek Pass

PRESS RELEASE: Rio Grande National Forest Again Sides with Developer in Wolf Creek Access Issue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2019 The Rio Grande National Forest Supervisor Dan Dallas signed a Final Record of Decision that could result in an easement over our Federal Public Lands to facilitate construction of the massive “Village” at Wolf Creek. This decision circumvents a federal court ruling that invalidated prior Read more…

Colorado’s mom-and-pop ski areas slipping away

Development and consolidation are putting pressure on local, family friendly ski resorts By: R. Scott Rappold, Guest Commentary, The Denver Post December 7, 2018, 6:00 am I’d like to tell you about the place I ski, the place I consider to be among the best resorts in Colorado for those Read more…

Rio Grande National Forest invites public to forest planning meetings in October

The U.S. Forest Service and National Forest Foundation will hold four public meetings in October to discuss and receive public input for the Rio Grande National Forest’s forest plan revision. The first two meetings will occur in Antonito and South Fork THE FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER (see below for details). “Management of Read more…

Photo: Elise Thatcher. Tom Malecek, Divide District Ranger with the Rio Grande National Forest, points to private land owned by Texas businessman Billy Joe “Red” McCombs. The brownish area is a fen wetland, and would become Forest Service land if the agency approves the proposed land exchange.

To Build – Or Not to Build – at Wolf Creek

By: Elise Thatcher, Colorado Public Radio October 16, 2012 For years, a Texas billionaire has wanted to build a sizable resort near to the family-owned Wolf Creek Ski Area. It’s an especially snowy, undeveloped part of Southwest Colorado. Environmentalists and some locals have fought the proposal every step of the Read more…

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