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Jason Blevins
Position: The Colorado Sun

Mount Evans is renamed Mount Blue Sky after federal naming board vote

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Board on Geographic Names voted Friday to approve Mount Blue Sky as the replacement for Mount Evans

More people than ever are going outside to recreate. The problem is they’re not going often enough

Outings for young families are declining, even with the help of Colorado programs designed to break down barriers to the outdoors

Fort Lewis College suddenly pulls plug on rare skiing injury database

Ski resort managers rarely discuss injuries and limited injury data is shared only through industry-supported researchers

Colorado backcountry off-roading program puts disabled adventurers on the throttle

Return to Dirt lets people take the wheel in rigs that can be driven with adaptive controls

Closed Colorado 14ers reopen with QR code waivers

Property owner warns ‘this is not a true solution’

Bluebird Backcountry will shut down its operations after pioneering uphill-skiing resort model

Bluebird’s founders are closing the lift-free ski area after four seasons at two remote locations

Colorado Supreme Court ends fisherman’s right-to-wade argument

Roger Hill sued, arguing a riverbed is public property open for wading anglers

Colorado corner-crossing property legislation poised for comeback

Colorado Rep. Brandi Bradley wonders if she should revive corner-crossing legislation after Wyoming judge dismisses civil trespass complaint against hunters

At least 17 people died at Colorado ski areas during the 2022-23 winter season

Two of those deaths occurred at Purgatory Resort

A new report helps Colorado mountain towns navigate growth challenges

Report maps out a way communities can escape confounding stresses in rural, amenity-rich regions

‘A season to celebrate’ as U.S., Rocky Mountain ski areas experience record visitation

Snow always draws skiers and this winter was no exception to that industry rule

Lawmakers howl, conservation groups cheer after Polis vetoes wolf bill

Legislation could have delayed reintroduction and allowed ranchers to kill wolves threatening livestock