Jul 22, 2019 in Steamboat, Howelsen, Summer

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Hot Air Balloon - Launch - Katie Weiseman

I always pictured Steamboat Springs as a cozy ski resort town nestled beneath white powder slopes. However, my first weekend in Steamboat Springs was doused in sunny weather and rainbow hues.

I

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Jul 17, 2019 in Monarch, Anniversary, Summer, Skiing & Snowboarding

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Monarch Mountain 

 

It’s hard to imagine what Colorado must have been like before the ski resorts were built. What did people even do during the Winter?

Luckily, we will never need to know the answer to that question! Colorado’s

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Jul 15, 2019 in Mountain Biking, Winter Park, Summer, Ski Country

MTB-Nats-Page-Hero-1440x500The start of USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike National Championships is coming on July 23-28 and Winter Park Resort is poised to host some of the country’s best riders across all competition disciplines.  Meanwhile, there’s still plenty of volunteer opportunities for those who want to be a part of one of the top mountain bike events in the country. 

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Jul 12, 2019 in Echo, Concert, Summer, Festival

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So, um, Echo is hosting a concert? TBH TNH is confusing. ;) 

 

This will be the first concert hosted by Echo mountain resort! It's sure to be a fun time and since Echo is the closest resort to Denver, what excuse do you have not to go!? 

Although this event is rather secretive, here are some details for you to know about. 

All attendees must arrive via shuttle bus.

Shuttles are available from Denver to Echo Mountain through two companies:

Bus To Show:

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Jul 12, 2019 in Arapahoe Basin, Festival

 

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Fest at Arapahoe Basin - Photo by: Curtis DeVore 

Although we border the wild, wild west, you can taste the good grub of the deep south this weekend at Arapahoe Basin. They are hosting a Low Country Boil that is sure to satisfy all of your cajun consumption needs. Here's what you need to know:

Saturday, July 13th. 

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Mountain Goat Plaza

Take a scenic chairlift ride on the Black Mountain Express

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Jul 11, 2019 in Arapahoe Basin, Summer, Skiing & Snowboarding, Terrain Park, Spring Skiing

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Shredding on Araphoe Basins Terrain Park 

Arapahoe Basin continues the thrill of summer skiing with options to ski and board on their terrain parks! Go have some fun 

Summer Terrain Park Info

Dates: July 13 and 14 (Saturday-Sunday) 
Location: Top of the High Noon Run
Access: Ride the Black Mountain Express. From there, it's a short walk. Accessible by foot traffic, only.

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Jul 10, 2019 in Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Mountain, Summer, Granby Ranch, Sunlight, Arapahoe Basin

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Summer Concert at Aspen 

 

One of the trickiest parts of hosting friends is nailing down an itinerary.  Will they want to hike or mountain bike?  Do you stay close to home or head deep into the Rocky Mountains?  In Colorado, it seems like there are endless possibilities for a fun and it can be hard to pick a location for a day in the mountains

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Jul 10, 2019 in Summer, Arapahoe Basin, Purgatory, Granby Ranch, Copper Mountain, Aspen Snowmass, Aspen Mountain

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Disc Golf at Arapahoe Basin 

 

As a college student in Colorado, it can be difficult to balance the desire to do all the things with the reality of having limited funds. Especially when scrolling through Instagram can induce so much FOMO. 

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Jul 08, 2019 in aspen, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Snowmass, Summer, Hiking, Ski Country

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It's almost that time! The Audi Power of Four Race Series is about here. The Audi Power of Four Race Series is a premier endurance race series utilizing the unique and amazing terrain of each of the four Aspen Snowmass mountains. Each race is designed to test the limits and skills of both elite and recreational athletes. 

The trail run happening this Saturday, July 13th.

Aside from the trail run, there is a mountain bike race (33-mile race across all four mountains) and a SkiMo

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Jul 03, 2019 in Copper Mountain, Summer, Music, Festival

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Helicopter Pano over Copper Mountain 

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