Adventure

Steep, deep and cheap at Berthoud Pass

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One of the great mysteries of Colorado skiing is how a ski area that racked up more snow than anywhere else in the state, was an hour and 15 minutes from downtown Denver and which had some of the steepest terrain in the country managed to go out of business...

My attempt to hunt was more harmful to me than the...

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Not too long ago, we were in the meat section of our local supermarket looking at various cuts, deciding whether or not to go for the organic bison over the natural beef or just to settle for regular feedlot meat. In spite of the cost of the more expensive product, ...

Try your hand at a number of winter sports from Boulder...

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Eric Bader’s phone starts to ring more around this time of...

Helmets aren’t interchangeable

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Substituting pricey ski equipment with other gear works in some instances. It’s fine, for example, to layer windbreaker pants over fleece pants instead of buying an expensive snowsuit...

Local company picks up ski equipment, delivers after tuning

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Of all the things in all the places on our massive planet, Brad Wolfe’s inspiration for his Boulder-based ski-tune company came from pizza delivery in South America...

Travel tips galore

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Already know you’ll be traveling this holiday season but don’t feel like dealing with the stress of packing, transportation and lodging? Lose your nerves with Gadling.com, a travel blog that combines up-to-date news, deals and tips to help you “go there...

Ski trends that have come and gone

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Admit it. Somewhere in your basement is that onepiece snowsuit you learned to ski in. Perhaps it’s hot pink? And perhaps it’s stored next to that pair of speed skis you picked up after seeing the sport in the 1992 Winter Olympics...

Fear is part of the fun of catching air

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Ever since Icarus launched his illadvised flight to doom, man has attempted to fly. It is one of the most primal of all instincts. Fortunately, it’s one that every skier and snowboarder can indulge in frequently here in Colorado. And, with an abundance of soft, snowy...

10 reasons to visit a small ski hill

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1. See and ski the roots of the sport. You don’t need a high-speed quad, a fleet of groomers and a four-star restaurant to have fun. You just need a mountain, a lift to take you to the top and the right attitude...

The lost roots of Colorado skiing

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Remember when Chautauqua was a ski area? No...

Coping with the holiday ski crush

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Christmas is a time for giving...

Winter won’t slow you down if you’ve got the right gear

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Let's face it — with colder temps, waning daylight and expensive gym memberships, it’s all too easy to give up on a regular exercise routine this time of year. Thankfully for those of us who want to keep going, there are numerous gear options to help keep us warm, ...