Category Archives: Backcountry

Bear Creek (photo: Telluride Mountain Club)

Gates Once Again Allow Access to Telluride’s Bear Creek

Telluride, CO – After removing the gates in 2010 in response to landowner complaints, the U.S. Forest Service has quietly reintroduced access gates leading from Telluride Ski Area into the neighboring Bear Creek drainage. U.S. Forest Service officials determined that it’s better to be able to control the access into Bear Creek, a popular sidecountry […]