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How to Enjoy Aspen on a Budget

There's more to Aspen than caviar crepes and bluetooth gondolas. Here's how the 99 percent can enjoy the world-renowned ski town.

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Snowshoe Hike We Like: Peaks Trail

This challenging trek connects the towns of Frisco and Breckenridge with a scenic trail through the White River National Forest.

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Is Overcrowding the New Normal at Colorado Ski Areas?

So many people are skiing and snowboarding in Colorado that last weekend, parking lots at multiple resorts hit capacity, and cars were turned away. Is it the tragedy of the commons, the mark of booming business, or both?

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5 Incredible Snowshoe Adventures

Grab your snowshoes and reserve a spot on one of these unique snowshoe excursions—some of which take place under moonlight—in the Colorado wilderness.

Hut-Trippers Rejoice! Sisters Cabin Opens This Month

As the first new hut to open in the Summit Huts Association in 20 years, Sisters Cabin offers a spacious (and somewhat luxurious) backcountry getaway for winter adventure-seekers. Make your reservations starting January 7.

Hike We Like: Zapata Falls

Discover a waterfall hidden in the belly of a mountain at this enchanting year-round hike near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

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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.

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