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High-Country Hut Trips

Eleven off-the-grid escapes perfect for summer adventures.

5280 June 2018

Features

High-Country Hut Trips

Eleven off-the-grid escapes perfect for summer adventures.

The Legacy of Denver’s Forced School Busing Era

Forty-five years ago, DPS was ordered to desegregate schools. Did it work?

A Coloradan’s Guide to Surviving the End of the World

We asked Colorado’s prepper community to share its wisdom. Now all you have to do is follow them to safety.

Can Sameer Dholakia Turn SendGrid Into Denver’s Next Iconic Tech Company?

The universe has a way of kicking the SendGrid CEO when he’s up. Maybe this time he’ll finally catch a break.

Department

The Company Behind Denver’s Hottest Hotels

Sage Hospitality isn’t just a hotel and restaurant operator—it’s a castle builder for dying neighborhoods.

From the Editor

TEOTWAWKI

A letter from the editor of our June 2018 issue.

Compass

Colorado’s Saline Shortage

An important hospital pharmaceutical is in desperately short supply. Here’s why.

Why You Should Pay Attention to the National Weather Service

The Colorado offices of the National Weather Service provide intel that helps prevent serious problems across the state.

Colorado Search and Rescue Teams Are Finally Starting to Use Drones

The little flying robots can help searchers find those who are trapped, injured, or sick more quickly.

The President of Colorado Public Radio Is Retiring

After more than 40 years at the helm, Max Wycisk is leaving the organization with plenty of hope for the future.

Adventure

The Ultralight Gear That Will Save Your Summer Backpacking Trip

Outfitters are making camping equipment that’s leaner than ever.

Electric Longboards Are Having a Moment in Denver

Knights Of The Air (KOTA) longboards struck a balance between a smooth ride and a high-quality motor. And their new boards are so popular it’s been tough to keep them in stock.

Could “Horizon Walking” Become the New Peak Bagging?

Forget fourteeners. Leath Tonino is on a far more extensive mission—to explore every horizon he can see from his Crested Butte apartment.

Jumping Rope Isn’t Just for Kids Anymore

Exercise your body and your mind by following world champion jump roper and Louisville resident Molly Metz’s guide to mastering the double-under.

Culture

The Summer Camp Your Superhero-Loving Kid Needs

The nonprofit behind Denver Comic Con is bringing pop culture magic to the masses through summer camps.

Father’s Day Gifts Cool Enough for the Colorado Dad

From hand-painted screwdrivers to monthly Crowler deliveries, we’ve got the (local) goods that’ll make him grin.

The Coolest Things to Do in Colorado This Month, June 2018

A zany TED talk parody, an anti-cancer boxing tournament, and a new dance festival top the list of the best events in the state.

Eat and Drink

Sweet Stuff: Chocolate at the Broadmoor

The Colorado Springs resort marks its 100th anniversary with a custom Valrhona chocolate blend and a new pâtisserie, Café Julie’s.

Inside Zeppelin Station

Our guide to the best bites and sips in RiNo’s newest—and perhaps most exciting—market hall.

5 Food Trucks to Try Right Now

These new eateries are elevating Denver’s mobile food game.

Day in the Life: The Inventing Room Dessert Shop

Inside the liquid-nitrogen-fueled world of Ian Kleinman, Denver’s dessert wizard.

Restaurant Review: Santo

Hosea Rosenberg’s ode to Northern New Mexican cooking succeeds—when it’s not muddied by international flair.

Backstory

The 6 Kooky Small-Town Festivals You Should Pencil in This Summer

If you’re all Velorama/Telluride Bluegrass/Cherry Creek Arts festival-ed out, try one of these lesser-known, super weird—and wonderful—gatherings instead.

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