Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin is an FIS Slalom champion. Photograph courtesy of Damiano Benedetto/Alamy Stock Photo
Many have predicted that Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin (pictured above) will someday succeed Vail’s Lindsey Vonn as the best female skier alive. Shiffrin, 22, is set to take a huge step toward fulfilling that prophecy this month when the 2017 FIS World Cup Finals (March 15 to 19) come to Aspen Snowmass,...
Leadville's Colorado Trail House. Photograph courtesy of Victor Leung
Located just off of Leadville’s Main Street, rooms at the Colorado Trail House (above) range from $50 to $80 per night. The year-old inn also boasts a shared kitchen and year-round hot tub.
Mancos Inn & Hostel. Photograph courtesy of Sarah Allen
At the recently remodeled Mancos Inn...
"Seven Magic Mountains," an installation on the Free-Range Art Highway. Photograph courtesy of Gianfranco Gorgoni.
Las Vegas’ average March highs (high 60s to low 70s) might hover only a few degrees above Denver’s, but Nevada’s temperate weather isn’t punctuated by the occasional blizzard. All the more reason to jump on a cheap flight to the Silver State for a snow-free spring escape.
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George Franklin from Chicago’s Sno-Gophers Ski Club, one of the 13 founding clubs in the National Brotherhood of Skiers. Photograph by Chip Kalback
If you’re making turns at Keystone this month, you may cross paths with members of one of the largest ski clubs in the United States. The National Brotherhood of Skiers (NBS), an organization of more than 3,000 black powderhounds, is holding its annual Black Summit at the resort from February 25 to...
—Illustration by James Grover
As much as we love mountain towns for their, well, mountains, some of these charming hamlets have more to offer than access to the slopes. Exhibit A: Georgetown, with its quirky shops, diverse food options, and illustrious history. (This year marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the...
Pictured above, taxidermist and Colorado native, Lee Duckworth. —Photo by Paul Miller
Hunting season is almost over for the year, but Lee Duckworth’s busy season is still going strong. The 29-year-old Lakewood taxidermist spends much of her time from mid-October to early January stuffing and mounting mammals that range from pronghorns to black bears. Duckworth’s expertise also...
—Courtesy of Wild Basin Lodge & Event Center
Until recently, the only way to snag a room at Wild Basin Lodge & Event Center, a secluded inn on the border of Rocky Mountain National Park, was to exchange vows. (The rustic 14-acre property was formerly only open to weddings.) As of this past month, though, the lodge’s winter weekend...
Now that sweater-and-puffy-coat season has officially dawned, it can be a little tougher to say no to that pre-meal cocktail or piece of pumpkin pie. (Who’s going to notice beneath all those layers, anyway?) Which is precisely why we love Denver nutrition coach and personal trainer Amy Marolf’s...