Snowboarder Jason Mullenz climbs a hill thinly covered with snow while on tour in the backcountry last week near Vail Pass.
- Vail to open with 540 acres Friday, including gondolas, Chairs 2, 3 and 4
- Vail powder forecast: A foot of snow expected Saturday-Monday
- Ski, snowboard season kicks off in Vail
- Edwards siblings both finalists in Uncle Ben’s cooking contest
- Leadville’s St. Vincent Hospital to shut down after 135 years