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Best Ski Areas for Beginners

By on November 17, 2017

When I look back at my first attempts at skiing, I wonder how I ever made it past the snowplow. I was on long, straight heavy metal skis, wore…

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Adventure

Full-Moon Snowshoeing

By on October 18, 2017

I love snowshoeing. I love the sound of nothing but aluminum crampons crunching over a packed trail, and, even better, the thumping of 25-inch tails on fresh powder. I…

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Crested Butte: Distinctive Destination

By on July 24, 2017

At first glance, you can tell Crested Butte, in south-central Colorado, is not your typical glossy ski resort town.

The attention paid to retaining its mining-town character is evident –…

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Romance in the Rockies: Take Your Valentine to Gunnison-Crested Butte

By on February 14, 2014

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air and so are plans to romance that special someone. If you’re looking to do better than last year’s roses and…

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Pre-Ski Fuel-Ups: Where to Chow Down

By on February 27, 2013

If you want to tuck into a hearty breakfast to fuel a full day of skiing, look for the lines outside local restaurants in your favorite ski towns. They’re…

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