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Garden of the Gods: Made for Adventurous Mortals

By on December 23, 2008

All along Colorado’s Front Range, a layer of Jurassic-era sandstone dubbed the Morrison Formation plays hide and seek. About an hour south of Denver near Colorado Springs, the magnificent…

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Art and Culture

Cripple Creek: More Than a Gamble

By on November 17, 2008

The 1890s gold-rush boom town of Cripple Creek, on the back side of Pikes Peak, had nearly become a Colorado ghost town by the mid-20th century. Weekends, weak streams…

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Festivals

CrestFest: Mystic and Music in Crestone

By on November 3, 2008

Crestone is a quiet, mystical place. Surrounded by 14,000-foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, the small community is home to an Ashram, a Hindu temple, a…

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Family

Colorado Springs: Pikes Peak and More

By on September 29, 2008

From the 14,000-foot summit of America’s Mountain to the depths of nearby underground caverns, the Pikes Peak region of Colorado’s Front Range can be a cool place to play.

The…

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