Essay by Gretchen Biggs
Vail – December 1998 – Colorado Central Magazine
Arson Isn’t All That’s Wrong On Vail Mountain
by Gretchen Biggs
FIRES SET BY ARSONISTS atop Colorado’s Vail Mountain have unleashed a storm of condemnation, a media feeding frenzy, and a no-holds-barred federal investigation.
But the powerful public outrage provoked by the arson has obscured more important events occurring on the backside of Vail Mountain. To my way of thinking, there was just as much to be outraged about before the arson.