Where: Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler captured this image of rusted wheels and a broken fence near Mount Crested Butte.
May 4 2015, 8:30 AM
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In March, the Colorado Department of Transportation will make it easier to get to the mountains with its new weekday “Bustang” service, covering major traffic routes. But taking public transportation to hit the slopes means you'll have less room for bulky winter clothing. What's a winter adventurer...
January 14 2015, 11:15 AM
—Photo by Andrew Maguire Photography
Name: Ben Clark
Job: Commercial Filmmaker
In 2002, at the age of 23, when most of us are still trying to find our first real job, Ben Clark hit a career high, both literally and figuratively, by becoming the youngest American to summit Mount Everest. He spent the...
August 12 2014, 3:00 PM
We love bluebird skies, but always appreciate how clouds transform an ordinary sunset into something unforgettable. Just ask Aurora-based photographer Lee Krueger, who captured this image last summer. Inspired? Tonight's sunset is at 8:21 p.m. —Derek Kessinger
July 24 2014, 8:30 AM
One of Colorado's most popular hikes, the Devil's Head trail culminates with 143 steps to a fire lookout with 360-degree views. Make sure to sign the guest book in the ranger station at the top, but be careful when walking around the tiny structure: The wind is likely to knock off your baseball cap...
June 19 2014, 8:30 AM
These days, working a day job means taking phone calls, tweeting, checking emails—all things that require us to be plugged in, all the time. At 5280, we know as good as anyone that finding the time and commitment to escape from our laptops, cell phones, and iPads can seem virtually impossible (pun...
June 18 2014, 8:40 AM
Whether you’re fresh off the slopes and looking for the perfect après watering hole or relaxing in the mountains, here are some high-altitude bars to check out. JUSTICE SNOW’S | ASPENTheir leather-bound bar menu won't disappoint. Order The Bamboo, made with Lustau cam sherry,...
February 27 2014, 9:30 AM
Where: The High Country What: It is that time of year and, no, we're not talking just about the holidays. It is the time of season when the metro area seems to empty out on weekends as people flock to the mountains. If you do, you'll likely hear a snowcat churning and slogging...
December 17 2013, 1:00 PM