Jul 30, 2019 in Mountain Biking, Copper Mountain, Summer

Copper Scenic Bike Trail

“Everyone has to start somewhere.” That was my mantra for my first weekend on a mountain bike in Copper Mountain, Colorado. While I wasn’t starting completely from scratch, I’m not sure any of my bike experiences at sea level quite prepared me for biking down a mountainside.  Since moving to

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Jul 29, 2019 in Copper Mountain, Summer, Ski Country, Festival

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Kalepenoa Popper Mac and Cheese - Katie Weiseman 

All I can say is Copper Mountain had me at Mac and Cheese.

Copper Mountain’s 5th Annual Mac & Cheese Fest featured heavenly macaroni and cheese dishes from 11 different vendors

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Jul 22, 2019 in Winter Park, Summer

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View over Winter Park - Katie Weiseman 

Disc golfing may be one of my new favorite summer activities. The rules are similar to regular golf; you throw your frisbee disk into a basket at the end of a course in as few throws as possible. Disc golf is great because:

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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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