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All photos courtesy of Terri Cook
Autumn—when lush orchards, vineyards and gardens are bursting with fresh produce—is the ideal time to visit Colorado’s beautiful North Fork Valley. Here, the Gunnison River’s crystal-clear waters meander lazily through a fertile vale fringed by tall mesas and towering peaks dotted with aspens,...
September 16 2015, 2:36 PM
— Courtesy of Beaver Sports Shop
You’ve probably seen videos of Kamikaze-like mountain bikers soaring over jumps and cliffs. While entertaining, these videos rarely explain how a mere mortal progresses to that level of gnarliness without fracturing his or her skull.
Progression is the focus of Winter Park’s mountain bike trail...
July 16 2015, 9:00 AM
Hello spring! —Image courtesy of Shutterstock
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April 2 | Colorado Paragliding Season Begins
Golden’s Colorado Paragliding launches its season at Lookout Mountain with tandem flights for $169 per person (adrenaline rush and face-splitting grin included).
April 4 | Breckenridge Spring Fever
Twenty bucks gets you...
April 2 2015, 1:00 PM
—Photo by Allen Krughoff
British travel writer Alastair Humphreys has cycled around the world, rowed across the Atlantic, and trekked 1,000 miles through the Empty Quarter of the Arabian Peninsula. But his latest book, Microadventures: Local Discoveries, Great Escapes, celebrates exploration and adventure closer to his...
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March 7 | Mineral Belt Mayhem
The first of the Leadville Winter Mountain Bike Race Series spring races, the Mineral Belt Mayhem tackles 11 high-elevation miles—at night.
(Check out five other rides to start training for now)
March 13 to 29 | Aspen Snowmass...
March 6 2015, 10:00 AM
CRESTO RANCH'S “DAMN GOOD GRANOLA”
Makes 2 gallons
1.5 cups grapeseed oil
1.5 cups honey
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
12 cups rolled oats
4 cups pumpkin seeds
2 cups sunflower seeds
2 cups sesame seeds
2 cups almonds
April 25 2014, 1:30 PM
The film biz is alive and well in Colorado. Need proof? Look no further than these three flicks currently in production.The Great DivideColorado has a water problem (even in years like this one when it seems to never stop snowing in the mountains). Havey Productions, the Denver production house...
February 20 2014, 2:10 PM
“Après” isn’t just a ski thing. In fact, we burn more energy climbing our signature peaks on two wheels than zipping down them, so we’ve compiled this lineup of cycling outings and their ideal post-ride sipping spots. Consider it the fun-lover’s guide to fluid replacement.
July 19 2013, 1:44 PM