It's easy to want to forgo a trip to the mountains this time of year, especially when you have kiddos in tow. But we found three adventures this month that are worth the slog up I-70.
First Timer Ski and Snowboard Lessons
Now through March 25, Frisco Adventure Park
February 4 2016, 3:35 PM
If exercising more is one of your New Year’s resolutions, stay motivated by signing up for a bike ride that will challenge you later in the year. These paved options cater to a range of fitness levels and training schedules. While it may seem like these dates are a long way off, remember: It's...
February 25 2015, 10:20 AM
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1. Nibble: Take a tour Hammond’s Candies
Why you should go: Ever wonder how candy canes are made? Satisfy your sweet tooth and find out how. (Bonus: Watch the candy-making process.)
Details: Your pick, Denver
2. Remember: Honor a Vet
Why you should go: Head downtown to...
November 5 2014, 11:45 AM
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February 14 Valentine’s Dinner and Full Moon Snowshoe in Vail Valley
Fuel up for your two-hour hike through Cordillera on the Camino Del Norte Trail with a three-course dinner at the resort’s Mirador restaurant ($70). Or, skip the supper and go for a snowshoe ($20) to save your...
February 11 2014, 6:24 PM
A couple of months ago, I penned what turned out to be a somewhat contentious essay regarding my conflicted feelings about taking up skiing. On the one hand, I understood the potential social and psychological benefits of taking up Colorado’s unofficial state sport. On the other, I loathed the...
January 28 2014, 1:20 PM
With A-Basin's opening on October 13, ski season has officially commenced. To help you track when the slopes are ready, we offer this at-a-glance calendar of popular Colorado ski areas' opening days. Simply hover over the date to find out what resorts are scheduled (fingers crossed) to start up...
October 17 2013, 11:00 AM