Winter Scene 2016

Colorado ski areas

Winter Scene

Statewide Festivals and Events

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 David Bublitz — The comedian touches on family, relationships, pop culture and more, all while working off of the crowd with his...

Board food

I do not ski or board nor do I snowshoe. The only black diamond run I attempt is finding a brand of Canadian cheese. I...

Your guide to hitting the local trails in winter

Boulder’s wealth of excellent hiking trails are not to be missed once winter arrives. Most trails in town are reached by very accessible trailheads,...

Skiing with style… not

Colorado’s largest cross country ski race doubles as the most goofy one. Entering its 31st year, Crested Butte’s Alley Loop Nordic Marathon draws some...

The Mahon warrior way

For the Mahons, a weekend’s success depends on how much energy they have left when Monday morning rolls around. “We typically pack it all...

Front Range Events

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 Eric Larsen: On Thin Ice, the Melting Arctic — Larsen talks about the “Last North Expedition,” what will likely be the last...

Once is luck

Picture a day in 16-year-old Nica Digerness’ skates: she gets to the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs at 9 a.m. to warm up,...

Front Range concerts 2016-17

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 Dan + Shay — With Walker Hayes. Doors: 7 p.m. Ogden Theater, 935 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-832-1874. Holiday Blue — With...

Don’t hibernate this winter

Bears hibernate, but you don’t have to. Just because the thermometer has dropped a few degrees and the rain has turned to snow doesn’t mean that it’s time to put on 40 pounds, curl up by a fire and wait for spring. You live in Colorado for Pete’s sake. Winter just ...

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Basic training

Even for an expert, making the right decision can be tough. After three weeks camped on the Carroll Glacier in Alaska, waiting to ski a certain line after it went into the shade, longtime backcountry skier and guide Donny Roth finally set out for the summit. It was ...

Hot gear for the coldest part of the year

Old Man Winter better make up for last year’s lousy snow season. After a good initial showing in late autumn 2011, most of the year was spent waiting for that big storm that never really came. Adding insult was the record-setting summer heat that broiled the ...
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