Why we like it: A longer but still-mellow hike that traverses beneath the Devil’s Backbone, one of the Front Range’s most distinctive rock formations.
When to go: Fall through spring, when the temperatures are moderate along this exposed, open trail.
Located in the long and narrow...
October 28 2014, 9:00 AM
Where: On an autumn day, senior editor Natasha Gardner used her new camera in Rocky Mountain National Park to capture this image of a forest's life cycle.
October 27 2014, 8:30 AM
PIctured: De Steeg's Imperial Pumpkin beer
Fall has graced Denver with its presence: The air is crisper, leaves are putting on a brilliant show throughout the Front Range, and… pumpkin beer is flowing through Denver taps. If we could make our own pumpkin-beer flight, these 10 would be it.
1. Denver Beer Co: This Riverfront...
October 21 2014, 12:15 PM
An airplane, a truck, a handful of workers, 1,000 pounds of Cascade hops, and a ticking clock: All of these ingredients are necessary for Left Hand Brewing Company to concoct its only fresh hop beer, Warrior IPA. Left Hand produces more than 30 year-round, seasonal, and limited-edition...
October 16 2014, 11:00 AM
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Baking season is upon us, and while we all have family heirloom-like recipes scribbled on batter-stained index cards, lots of tasty delights have come along since lard was a staple ingredient. Grab your altitude conversion chart and scroll through these apps, you may just find a new recipe to pass...
October 3 2014, 10:30 AM
Where: Anywhere, Denver
What: Read this, then go outside and look around: The Centennial State is gorgeous right now. In recent years, early storms have knocked the changing leaves off the trees before they can reach their full ombre glory. This year, however, Mother Nature...
October 29 2013, 9:50 AM
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Stella McCartney dress ($1,360), Neiman Marcus, 3030 E. First Ave.,303-329-2600, neimanmarcus.com. Bottega Veneta clutch ($1,920) and Céline cuff ($650), both Max, 264 Detroit St., 303-321-4949,...
IF YOU GO
Ridgway is a five-and-a-half-hour drive from Denver, but the fall scenery is worth the trip.
PLAN John Fielder’s Best of Colorado details scenic drives around Ridgway. $32, rei.com
INQUIRE Call the Uncompahgre National Forest’s Ouray District Office for fall-color...