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The Much-Too-Early-To-Tell Guide To The Broncos’ 2016-17 Season

How will the Broncos fare this year? We have no idea. But we do have 18 educated guesses.

5280 August 2016

Features

How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure

Randy Bilyeu thought he’d located Forrest Fenn’s infamous cache of gold and jewels. Then he went missing in New Mexico’s high desert. Inside the hunt for Fenn’s riches—and the search for the man who vanished looking for them.

Top Doctors 2016: The List

For more than two decades, 5280 has asked Denver-area physicians whom they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one. The following 334 doctors—in 96 specialties—were nominated by their peers this year.

How To Become a Better Healthcare Consumer

As the web between patients, providers, and insurance companies becomes more and more complex, those seeking quality health care in Colorado—and across the country—must learn to be more judicious consumers. Here’s how.

The Joy Of Cycling

An in-depth look at Denver’s cycling culture and community for the casual biker.

The Guide to Colorado’s Best Wilderness Areas

Ten of the best federally protected wilderness areas in the Centennial State.

Department

The Banished Mountain Biker

Once at the top of the cycling world, an Iranian refugee living in Golden fights to regain his pole position.

Missoula

How To Spend A Weekend In Missoula

Discover the magic formula for summer fun in Big Sky Country. 

From the Editor

Medical Maze

A letter from the editor of our August 2016 issue.

Compass

The Space Between

Downtown’s alleys get ready for a makeover.

Q&A: Northfield High School Principal

Amy Bringedahl hopes to put a shine on what was supposed to be Denver Public Schools’ crown jewel. 

The Colorado Gold Rush

America’s next soccer stars are young, Coloradan, and headed to Brazil for the Olympics this month. 

Feel-Good Real Estate

Some industry pros are just as interested in good karma as they are in fat commissions.

Adventure

The Two-Minute Guide To Colorado’s National Parks

How to make the most out of our state treasures.

Profile of Someone Cool: Luis Benitez

Can this guy make adventure pay in Colorado?

Where To Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower

Three spots to see the show (and where to grab breakfast afterward).

Gear Closet: My Trail Co.’s Pyramid 4 Shelter

Camp out in a tent modeled after the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Culture

What To Do In August

Your short list of Colorado’s coolest events. 

Item We Love: The Fashionable Backpack

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to stop using a backpack—you just need to advance your style along with your years.

Find Your Ideal Yogi at the Inaugural Denver Yoga Festival

Meet the yoga teacher of your dreams at this new local festival. 

Colorado’s Unlikeliest Sound Stage

Way out in northwest Colorado, a lonely water tank perched atop a hill creates some of the coolest, swirling acoustics you’ll ever hear.

Eat and Drink

Where We’re Eating In August

The restaurants, dishes, and drinks on our dining radar.

Happy Accident: Jackelope and Jenny Pear Gin

How an expensive mistake at Peach Street Distillers led to a cult favorite.

Barbecue Wisdom from the Man Behind Savory Spice

After seven thousand miles on the road in pursuit of understanding regional barbecue, the Savory Spice’s Mike Johnston shares his wisdom.

Colorado Melons’ Claim to Fame

How Rocky Ford melons came to be known as the very best in the land.

Don’t Miss: The Denver Burger Battle

Gear up for an epic food fight on August 4.

Backstory

Summer Jams

The most popular songs in Denver, according to Spotify.

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