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Victoria Carodine, Engagement Editor

Victoria manages the social media accounts for both 5280 and 5280 Home and identifies opportunities for growth and engagement. She also writes and edits stories for She studied religion and ancient studies at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Before coming to 5280, Victoria was the digital intern at Architect Magazine in Washington, D.C., where she covered international and local architecture projects. A Texas native, Victoria loves trail running, climbing, and enjoying all that the Front Range has to offer.

Author Article Archive

Hike We Like: Watrous Gulch Trail

Escape the heat and find some solitude with this rewarding hike near Silver Plume in Arapaho National Forest.

First-Timer’s Guide: Lake City

Planning some last-minute summer travel? Don't overlook this small mountain community, which boasts every kind of outdoor adventure you could desire (plus so much more).

10 Dog-Friendly Hikes Near Denver

Here are some of our favorite Fido-friendly Front Range trails—all less than (or about) an hour's drive from Denver.

Meow Wolf’s New Ride Is a Trip for the Mind and Body

Kaleidoscape, Meow Wolf's recently opened ride at Elitch Gardens, features installations by seven local artists and gives Denverites a taste of what's to come from the immersive arts collective.

First-Timer’s Guide: Georgetown

We know you’re in a hurry to get to the mountains come Saturday morning. But instead of zooming past, take exit 228 for Georgetown, a quaint and historic mountain town with a lot to offer.

A Beginner’s Guide to Hitting the Slopes

Don't be intimidated by Colorado's preeminent winter sports. Follow our step-by-step guide to getting started with skiing and snowboarding, and you'll be shredding fresh pow in no time.

Winter in Colorado


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