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Why Winter Is a Good Time to Visit Colorado Springs

Colorado’s second largest city, which is just a quick drive south from Denver, offers plenty of attractions to explore—even during the colder months.

Vail Magic of Lights

11 Events Still Happening (So Far) in Mountain Towns This Season

Make the most of your winter with these pandemic-friendly holiday displays, concerts, and art walks taking place in Colorado mountain towns.

Arapahoe Basin opening day

How Colorado Season Pass Holders Can Get the Most Out of This Strange Ski Season

Two words: Planning and patience.

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These Companies Will Deliver Rental Equipment Directly to Your Door This Ski Season

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, valet services offer a chance to snag gear without a trip to a ski shop.

Where to Eat This Fall and Winter in Steamboat Springs

Highlights include French bistro fare, breakfast cocktails, and wood-fire pizza served in your own private, heated gondola.

You Still Have Time to Pedal Up a Car-Free Mt. Evans

Depending on when the next snowstorm rolls through, your days to slog to the top of America’s highest paved road sans cars are limited.

Colorado’s 2020–21 Ski Season Will Look A Bit Different

Reservation systems, parking limits, and more. Here’s what we know so far about Colorado’s upcoming ski season.

Breckenridge Brewer Suzanne Nance Debuts Women’s Equality Day Sour

The Eliza-rita, available on tap starting August 26, honors Colorado suffragist Eliza Pickrell Routt.

Will We Have a 2020-’21 Ski Season? Copper Mountain’s Summer Park Offers Insight

The scene in July at Copper Mountain’s Woodward terrain park sheds some light on ski industry’s plans for the upcoming season.

The Renaissance of Drive-in Movie Theaters in Colorado

Fort Collins’ Holiday Twin has been a summer institution since the 1960s, but it’s one of many drive-ins across the country experiencing a fresh surge of popularity during the pandemic.

What A-Basin Looked Like on Day One of Its Reopening

Face coverings and physical distancing rules were in place, but delightfully few skiers were on the slopes.

Snowboarders at U.S. Open Pay Homage to Jake Burton Carpenter

Plus, on March 13, celebrate a global day of snowboarding in his honor, with free lift tickets for snowboarders at 13 resorts around the world, including Copper Mountain.

North America’s First Human-Powered Backcountry Ski Area Opens This Weekend

Here’s what to expect from the lift-free, “soul of skiing” experience at Bluebird Backcountry near Steamboat Springs.

How Siblings Arielle and Taylor Gold Support Each Other on (and off) the Mountain

As Dew Tour unfolds this weekend at Copper Mountain, local snowboard pros Taylor and Arielle Gold are pulling for each other from both ends of the pipe.

Why North Lake Tahoe is Worth a Ski Trip

Flights are quick and relatively inexpensive, the food is Bay Area-approved, and there’s a ton of snow. What’s not to love?

What to Expect from Dew Tour 2020 at Copper Mountain

The top-level ski and snowboard event ramps up its competitions and takes on a fresh vibe for its inaugural showing at Copper.

The Grand Colorado at Breck’s Peak 8 Is Unreal—If You Can Afford It

Fractional ownership—and limitless slopeside hot tubbing—is still available at the nearly complete Grand Colorado in Breckenridge. For a price, of course.

Does Colorado or Utah Have Better Snow?

Coloradans love to tout the state’s supremacy in all things skiing and winter recreation, but can we really make the argument that we have better snow than our neighbor to the west? Here’s what the experts say.

Not Everyone Is Happy About the New Lift on Copper’s Tucker Mountain

Hiking is no longer necessary to reach the north-facing steeps of Tucker Mountain, which was formerly a quasi-backcountry experience at Copper.

The U.S. Men’s Ski Team Is off to Its Best Start in Years

The American women are making headlines, but this could be the season the men’s ski team returns to form. Here’s what to look for before they hit the hill in Beaver Creek, December 5–8.

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