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By Lily Capstick | January 2020
Our scorching hot picks for a day or weekend-long vacation full of mineral springs, geothermal pools, breathtaking views, and the heat of volcanic rock.
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By Shauna Farnell | January 2020
Coloradans love to tout the state’s supremacy in all things skiing and winter recreation, but can we really make the argument that we have better snow than our neighbor to the west? Here’s what the experts say.
By Mitch Breton | February 2020
If you’re roughing it in a van, it might be tough to find somewhere to spend the night. You also might be cold. And wet. And hungry. Here’s a little advice on how to be a better winter nomad.
By Madi Skahill | March 2020
Everything you need to know about adventuring in a time of pandemic—for the time being, anyways.
By Logan Abbott and Terri Cook | April 2020
Going stir crazy? Here are some of our favorite (and a little less crowded) trails to check out while staying local.
By Jenny McCoy | July 2020
The challenge involves biking or running repeats on the same hill until you’ve climbed 29,029 total feet.
By Daliah Singer | August 2020
No matter where you live in the Denver-Boulder-Fort Collins-Colorado Springs metroplex, there’s bound to be a trail nearby. Here, more than a dozen close-to-home treks that will get you outside without having to travel too far.
By Sarah Lamagna | September 2020
Fall just might be Colorado’s best hiking season—just ask the crowds who will hit the trails in search of foliage. Find some solitude (and social distance) at these under-appreciated hikes.
By Katie Coakley | September 2020
The unexpected winter weather may dampen our autumn colors this year, but if you’re willing to drive, there’s still plenty of leaf peeping (and adventuring) to be done.
By Shauna Farnell | September 2020
Reservation systems, parking limits, and more. Here’s what we know so far about Colorado’s upcoming ski season.