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Travel and Outdoors in the May Issue

This month’s issue is packed with stories that will inspire you to get off the couch and into the sunshine. Here’s what you’ve been missing.


Seductive Summer Stays | Three amazing ways to explore Colorado’s warm-weather landscape and enjoy ultraluxurious travel all at once.

Sniff Test | Olympic skier turned perfumer Michelle Roark says victory has her own scent. Find out what it is.


Winding Roads | Light the candles and ice the cake: Colorado’s the Colorado Scenic and Historic Byways program celebrates its 25th birthday this year. We know you’re itching for a road trip.

Cribs | A look inside the nerdiest guesthouse in Boulder.

The Young and the Landless | One ranching family benefits from borrowed pastures.

King of the River | Why one of the world’s best kayakers keeps returning home to Colorado’s rapids.

A 5280 Guide to Fort Collins | Fort Collins’ barley-and-hops-centric scene is enhanced by the plentiful in-town adventures awaiting you when the weather warms.


The One that (Almost) Got Away | Once thought to be extinct, Colorado’s state fish is now poised for a comeback. But at what cost?

The Long View | Skateboarders dressed like superheroes may have spawned Colorado’s next extreme, outlaw sport.

Summer Road Map | Twelve must-do outdoor activities for every kind of Denverite.

Pedal Power | Meet the woman behind the international biking sensation CycloFemme and the newly-founded Cycle and Sip, Sarai Snyder.

Beyond the Gates | Denver’s cultural institutions help save the world, one scientific study at a time.


Follow senior editor Kasey Cordell on Twitter @KaseyCordell.

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