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St. Paul Lodge – World-Class Skiing, Old-World Charm
by Samantha Wright
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
It was all green, wet and fog-shrouded, in the early 1970s, when Chris George first beheld this place and envisioned the lodge he was destined to build here.
Solo Power On the Right Track
by Peter Shelton
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
All it takes is a few inches of snow beneath your long, skinny, fiberglass feet.
Telluride Avi Dogs Get Their Due
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Bee is one of five rescue dogs that call the Telluride Ski Resort’s slopes home; dogs who play a unique and vital role in mountain rescue and safety education efforts in the Telluride community.
First Ascent
by Samantha Wright
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
I’m glad to have these metal claws attached to my feet, as I belly up to a slick wall of ice in the Uncompahgre Gorge for my very first ice-climbing lesson.
How to Live a Long Life as a Backcountry Skier Study, Study, Study
by Peter Shelton
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
It takes study, a cautious nature and years of experience to get even a partial handle on the steep terrain and famously weak snowpack here.
A River Falls Through It
by By Eric Ming | Photographs by Brett Schreckengost
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray Canyoning Rendezvous
The Grand Valley Beckons
by Jesse James McTigue
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Retired Pro Athletes Say It’s All About the Lifestyle
Ice Cream Dreams
by Skippy Irving
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer Heat = Cooling Sweet
On the Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric Highway
by Martinique Davis | photos by Brett Schreckengost
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the beginning of our dinosaur journey...
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The road up to the entrance on the North Rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
Biking the Back Roads
by Eric Ming
Jan 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
"When I go biking, I am mentally far, far away from civilization. The world is breaking someone else's heart." – Diane Ackerman
Waxing Rhapsodic
by Peter Shelton
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Zen of Track Skiing From a Swedish Sensei
Backcountry Babes Rip It Up on Silverton’s Extreme Ski Terrain
by Jessica Newens
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
'Powder snow skiing is not fun. It is life, fully lived, life lived in a blaze of reality. What we experience in powder is the original human self, which lies deeply inside each of us, still undama...
To Understand Hunt Camp ... Bring a Gun
by Jesse James McTigue
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The rules are a little inconspicuous, but I know enough not to complain, threaten to clean or remove the wet dog from the couch.
The Rites of Winter
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Avalanche Management: It's all in a day's work for the Telluride Ski Patrol.
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Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Walking on Water
by Karen James
Sep 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Matt Wilson's Telluride Kayak School offers half- and full-day lessons on Trout Lake for Standup Paddleboard beginners.
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Riding with Roudy at Gray Head, high above Telluride. (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
Ride With Roudy – You Might Learn Something
by Marta Tarbell
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Don't let good-old-cowboy Roudy Roudebush fool you – there's a philosopher/scholar whose mind just keeps on churning behind that handlebar mustache and 10-gallon hat.
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Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Two Well-Kept Cycling Secrets: The Colorado National Monument and Scott Mercier
by J. James McTigue
Sep 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Cycling is one of those sports like skiing and surfing. It’s just better done with locals. Locals know the side roads, the history and the ins and outs. Put simply, they know the way. Certainly it’...
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Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Hidden High-Grade
by Peter Shelton
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Going underground opens up the history of the San Juans.
Tour the Grand Valley Wine Country
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Grand Valley American viticultural area, one of Colorado’s two federally designated wine regions, the Grand Valley, extends from East Orchard Mesa west, toward the flanks of the Colorado Nation...
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Photo by Jessica Newens
Pedaling Colorado’s Wine Country
by Jessica Newens
Aug 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Earn your wine tasting with a leisurely 25-mile bike tour through Palisade’s orchards and vineyards.
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