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Courtney Holden

Articles By Courtney Holden

Meet Your New PFAS-Free Beauty Routine

The state is banning the forever chemicals in cosmetics and beauty products. Luckily, there are plenty of Colorado-made alternatives that are already PFAS-free.

Were You Caught in MLK Jr. Weekend’s Traffic Nightmare?

These Coloradans were. Here, they relive the darkest moments on I-70 and propose possible solutions so it doesn’t happen again.

9 Tips for Avoiding Ski Injuries This Season

Ski injuries suck. We asked Colorado ski patrollers and mountain operations officials for their best tips to stay healthy on the slopes this winter.

Uphilling at Buttermilk.

Everything You Need to Know About Uphilling at Colorado Ski Resorts

Looking to skip the lift lines and tackle a lung-busting workout—and maybe even earn some fresh tracks down your favorite resort runs to boot? Try skinning up one–or all!–of Colorado’s ski resorts. Here’s how.

The new Aerie Lodge at Copper Mountain.

5 Things You Need to Try at the New Aerie Lodge in Copper

Warm up, eat up, and drink up at this step-up from the traditional ski lodge.

Frontier Airlines’ GoWild! All-You-Can-Fly Pass Is on Super Sale—Is It Worth It?

It’s just $499 for unlimited flights in one year. We asked three passholders if this deal is too good to be true.

5 Legendary Moments in Colorado Snowsports History

Before you strap in this season, take a moment to pay homage to those who sent it so hard they landed in the history books.

Four Colorado Trips to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Escape the hustle and bustle this December with one of these festive getaways.

Himali's snowsuit

How Boulder’s Himali Helps Keep Climbers Alive On the World’s Tallest Mountains

The company’s American and Nepalese Sherpa co-owners design their ideal outfit for navigating the death zone.

These Colorado Women Are Reframing What It Means to Be a Mountain Guide

Moxie Mountain Guides is making outdoor adventure more accessible for traditionally marginalized groups.

The 10 Best Colorado-Inspired Stocking Stuffers

The smallest, most awesome Colorado gifts of the year.

The 10 Best Colorado Gifts for Travelers

From mountain-ready totes to Colorado-themed snack supplies, we’ve got ideas for every traveler in your life.

The 6 Best Colorado Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Wrap up one of these caffeine-buzz-worthy options from the Centennial State.

Two girls play with robotic cube toys

The 7 Best Colorado Gifts for Kids

Give the gifts of coding, exploring, and learning—and yes, having fun too—with these holiday shopping ideas for the littles on your list.

The 10 Best Colorado Gifts for Less Than $25

Shopping on a budget? Here, our favorite wallet-friendly presents of the year.

The 10 Best Colorado Gifts for Plant Lovers

For the landscape-loving, green-thumbed plant mama or plant daddy in your life.

8 Base Layer Collections for Staying Warm and Dry in Colorado

Ski, trail run, hike, or après: No matter how you play when the days get cold, there’s a great base layer from a local brand ready to keep you comfortable.

Denver’s Adventurist Backpack Co. Is a Business on a Mission

The bag company, which was founded by a husband-and-wife team, has been donating 25 meals per product sold for the past six years. Now it hopes other brands will follow its lead.

An Oklahoma brown tarantula scuttles across tan dirt in southeastern Colorado.

Tarantulas on the Move! What to Know About Southeastern Colorado’s Annual Spider Trek

It might sound like the stuff of nightmares, but these Oklahoma brown tarantulas are just looking for love.

Hurt in the Backcountry? Now There’s an App for That

The GOES Health app helps arm Colorado’s outdoor-loving population with resources to be safer—and smarter—explorers.

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