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.
Where: Although senior editor Natasha Gardner has trekked Lion Gulch Trail to Homestead Meadows many times, thanks to Colorado's fickle weather, the view is always changing.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner stops at Bruce’s Bar in Severance, Colorado to pick up a pack of frozen rocky mountain oysters for her extended family in North Dakota over holiday breaks. The bull in this mural is happy to get out of Severance with everything intact.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner goes hiking so often that a picture of a trail's signage helps her remember where she's been, like the Wasatch Trail that leads to Bear Creek, near Telluride.
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