Where: Amanda M. Faison, food editor, captured the sunset at Isabelle Farm outside of Lafayette before a dinner by chef Hosea Rosenberg.
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler photographed the abundant wildflowers near Crested Butte, not far from the Slate River. These flowers can be the highlight of the trip if you're lucky enough to catch them in season, which usually occurs in mid-July.
Where: Bikes are a big part of mountain town life in winter or summer. Senior editor Natasha Gardner snapped this shot of a rusted two-wheeler in downtown Durango.
Where: Driving through Glenwood Canyon along I-70 is an almost surreal experience, says senior editor Natasha Gardner. Which is part of the reason why she prefers hiking through the jagged area, which affords even better views of the gnarly rock layers. She snapped this picture on the way from back...
Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler captured this image of rusted wheels and a broken fence near Mount Crested Butte.
Where: Hope springs eternal for the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler snapped this shot while taking in a Colorado Rockies game in the spring heat last year.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner snapped this picture of a snow-dusted Crested Butte right before the ski slopes opened for the year. We can't decide: Is the 'Butte better in summer (wildflowers, mountain biking) or in the winter (snow, snow, and more snow)? Bonus: Check out our First...
Where: The most popular hike in Basalt, Colorado, the Arbaney Kittle Trail, is not recommended for beginners, but food editor Amanda Faison gives us a glimpse of the reward for completing this trek: A scenic view of the Elk Mountains on a December day.
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