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Here’s a quintessential Colorado bummer: You open your backpack miles from civilization only to discover that your chocolate bar has melted all over your SmartWool hiking socks and your new Nikon. Enter Breckenridge-made Backpackers Gourmet Chocolate. These wedges of fudgy, rich ganache (in flavors such as dark chocolate, orange-chile, and hearty nut and berry) are encased in colorful wax. The coating guards the contents of your pack while also keeping the treat fresh. A big thumbs-up to element-proof chocolate. boulderartisanfoods.com