The Dillon Pinnacles, sitting on the Blue Mesa Reservoir just east of Gunnison, cast a warm glow at sunset.
January 17 2013, 12:52 PM
Geese bask in the late afternoon sun at Sloan's Lake.
January 4 2013, 10:46 AM
Donny Roth's life revolves around winter. When the professional skier (pictured, right) isn't searching for the best backcountry spots around the world, he's guiding fellow powder-hounds down breathtaking runs in Chile. It's all part of what Roth calls "sharing the human-powered ski experience." It...
December 11 2012, 11:05 AM
In our December issue, I got the scoop on the origins of some of Vail's 193 trail names. It seemed like an appropriate time to look back: The mountain is celebrating 50 years this season. What started as a modest ski spot with one gondola, two chairlifts, and just eight runs has since...
December 6 2012, 12:50 PM
Ever been on a trail or mountain or deep in the woods somewhere when something goes terribly, drastically wrong? You twist your ankle and can’t continue; a storm rolls in and makes the trail impassable; or your equipment fails at a critical time? I remember when it happened to a friend of a friend...
November 14 2012, 1:29 PM
Why we love it: Yes, Cave of the Winds might be a little touristy for the extreme adventurers out there. But guess what? On an overcast weekend in November, when it’s too cold to hike and too bare to ski, this stop-off just outside Manitou Springs is a pretty solid way to spend an afternoon,...
November 13 2012, 12:06 PM
Paul Beach collects leaves outside Coors Field.
October 25 2012, 2:36 PM
It may seem counterintuitive, but this might just be the perfect time to visit Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park. (Read more about the park here.) Don't believe us? Here, four reasons to go—now.
Reason 1. It has taken this Colorado transplant a few years to accept, but the Centennial State...
October 1 2012, 2:50 PM