—Image courtesy of STARS.
It’s a slushy scene on Colorado’s ski slopes right now, but beer isn’t the only way to turn those spring conditions into a party. The STARS Mountain Challenge happening at Steamboat next weekend (March 27–28) turns slush-skiing into a fundraiser for adaptive athletes.
It’s like a scavenger hunt...
March 24 2015, 12:15 PM
Image courtesy of Barilla
Skier Mikaela Shiffrin has notched some pretty precocious achievements in her 19 years—like becoming the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history—but compiling a cookbook wasn’t among her ambitions. “I didn’t spend my teenage years thinking, ‘I’m going to write a cookbook’,” she jokes with...
March 18 2015, 10:30 AM
—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...
Fast Lane to Glory | For Vail skiing prodigy and Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, success can’t come fast enough. Adulthood, though—that can wait.
Long Live the Birds of Prey | Beaver Creek's tenacious run challenged racers during this month's FIS Alpine World Ski...
February 11 2015, 3:00 PM
Ted Ligety skies a giant slalom course. —Photo courtesy of Steve Prawdzik
It's a fact: In Europe, Alpine ski racing does a celebrity make. Stateside, though, we're often only familiar with podium regulars such as Lindsey Vonn, Bode Miller, and Ted Ligety (or, you know, if one of them makes an appearance on TMZ). Now's the time to brush up on your knowledge of the...
February 3 2015, 10:45 AM
The Barenaked Ladies are just one of many acts that will be hitting the stages in Vail and Beaver Creek throughout the World Championships. —Image courtesy of David Leyes
We already told you everything you need to know to catch the free, world-class races at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. But we know living in Colorado doesn't automatically make you a skiing fanatic. So do the organizers of #Vail2015, who packed the calendar with concerts, free...
February 2 2015, 11:00 AM
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Feb 2–15 | FIS Alpine World Ski Championships
In case you’ve somehow missed it (but really, how?), the skiing world championships are coming to Vail and Beaver Creek for the first time they’ve been on U.S. snow in 16 years. There’s more than just skiing (...
February 2 2015, 8:00 AM