The Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships at Vail. Photograph courtesy of Vail Resorts.
Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival
February 8 to 12
Don’t miss: Learn to ski jump over meters of snow in a (relatively) safe environment at Howelsen Hill on February 10, when experts from the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club teach skiers how to soar.
Sleep: Less than 18 miles north of...
—Photos Courtesy of The Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave; iStock (photo frames)
It’s been 100 years since the death of Buffalo Bill Cody, the tenant of a tomb atop Lookout Mountain (also the site of the Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave). However, if you only know him as the guy buried off I-70, consider this: Cody was once said to be the most recognizable celebrity on Earth....
The Brew & Renew Massage at the Four Season Vail. Courtesy of the Four Seasons
If you’ve ever emerged from the cocoon of a cleansing facial and thought, ‘The only thing that could make this better is if it included breast milk,’ then you’re in luck: Colorado spas are offering up some pretty bizarre beauty treatments. From a massage with THC-infused lotions to the...
November 21 2016, 10:00 AM
—Courtesy of Amber Boutwell/Punch Bowl Social
In the Centennial State, where gaudy costumes are second only to Broncos jerseys as preferred casual wear (cough, cough, Denver Cruiser Ride), the question isn’t if you should host an ugly-sweater party; it’s how to separate your kitschy bash from all of the others. We’ve found the best...
—Photograph by Aaron Colussi
Few things are as satisfying as a steaming bowl of noodle soup on a chilly day. And if you’re looking for Asian flavors—and want something other than the usual ramen or pho—we’ve got just the thing for you. “Laksa,” a slow-simmered blend of coconut milk, dried shrimp, fish balls, and noodles, is...
Actor Sam Gregory sports Scrooge’s distinctive headgear (and sneer). —Photo courtesy of Jon Rose
As if playing the part of Ebenezer Scrooge isn’t intimidating enough, Sam Gregory has to fill the bedroom slippers of a performer who handled the role masterfully for a decade. “He was the best Scrooge I’ve ever seen,” Gregory says of Philip Pleasants, who spent 10 years channeling the old miser in...
—Photo by Jon Rose
A butcher and an Army sergeant first class walk into a bar. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke; it’s the beginning of an unexpected collaboration between the largest branch of America’s military and a guy who, outside of an apron, has never worn a uniform: Jason Nauert, the director of Colorado...
—Photo illustration by Sean Parsons
So you say you’ll head to Canada if Clinton/Trump wins the election, eh? Time to put your loonie—that’s Canuck for a dollar—where your mouth is. You’ll miss Colorado, sure, but don’t stress: 5280 has put together a helpful guide for relocating to the Great White North.