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Gilded Trails

Fall in Colorado’s wilderness—a brilliant display of varied yellow and hues—is best viewed from the trail. Get outside this autumn with one (or more!) of 15 hikes, from the Front to Vail to Ouray—all of which will put you in middle of the splendor.

5280

September 2014

Features

Cool Comfort

Fall’s looks have it all: dramatic textures, bold patterns, and a nature-inspired color palette. Step into the best of the season. 

Mile High Money

From salaries to spending diaries, we take a voyeuristic look at how Coloradans earn, save, and spend their dough. Plus: We explore whether (or not) Denver is truly affordable.

The Rising

Nine people died in the flooding between September 11 and 17, 2013, one of the worst natural disasters in Colorado history. For the people who lived on a sliver of U.S. 34 a dozen miles west of Loveland, the floods were nothing short of catastrophic. These are their stories.

Department

Playing Dirty

The foul-weather sport of cyclocross is the fastest-growing bike-racing discipline in the Centennial State—despite Colorado’s fair-weather fans.  

From the Editor

Front Range

Flooded with Love

After community support and effort, much of Boulder County that was damaged in last year’s floods has been restored. 

Scene

Eat and Drink

Backstory

Beyond The Blue Bear

Denver’s public art collection grows by up to 10 pieces each year. Here’s your guide to a few of our favorites. PLUS: what to do nearby to extend your city tour.

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