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

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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Jul 03, 2019 in Summer, Sustainability, Hiking, Travel Planning & Tips

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Mutt N' Strutt  - Scott DW Smith 

So, your friends are in town for the weekend and you’re planning to impress them all with a beautiful hike through Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Good choice. If they are from sea-level, flat plains, or pretty much anywhere else in the country, they are sure to enjoy the beautiful views that await on the trail.

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Jul 03, 2019 in Travel Planning & Tips, Summer, Insider Secrets, Affordability, College

Denver International Airport
Travel To and From Denver 

Bike-to-Work Day Denver was back on June 26, 2019. Have you ever enjoyed a carefree car ride through Colorado? If so, then you know how easy it is! If not, then let me tell you how easy it is to travel in an eco-friendly

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Jul 02, 2019 in Summer, Weather, Safety

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Lightning is a giant spark of electricity in the atmosphere or between the atmosphere and the ground. In the initial stages of development, air acts as an insulator between the positive and negative charges in the cloud and between the cloud and the ground; however, when the differences in charges becomes too great, this insulating capacity of the air breaks down and there is a rapid discharge of electricity that we know as lightning. There's so much to learn about lightning.

Lightning strikes the United States about 25 million times a year. Although most

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Jul 02, 2019 in Steamboat, Summer, Events, Kids & Family Friendly Zone

Larry Pierce/Steamboat Ski Resort


It’s June 8, 2002, and I’m running alongside the Elk River in Steamboat, my legs feeling like jelly from the downhill pursuit and my heart racing as we near town. I’m one of a few hundred participants in the Steamboat Marathon and I’m overjoyed at my discovery as my boyfriend, Carlton, later toast the race with margaritas at a downtown watering hole. Who knew that a ski resort could

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Jun 28, 2019 in Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Snowmass, Granby Ranch, Kendall Mountain, Purgatory, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park

Steamboat Springs Fireworks

Photo Credit: Steamboat 

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts will be hosting events and festivities over the Independence Day holiday. Join Coloradans and visitors alike to mark the holiday with summer celebrations including delicious food, live music, holiday parades, family-friendly activities and brilliant fireworks displays to light up the sky. Events are subject to the weather.

Arapahoe Basin

Skiing on the Fourth of July and Weekend Events

For the first

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Jun 27, 2019 in Summer, Arapahoe Basin

Waterfall near Arapahoe Basin 

There’s nothing quite like a day off in Colorado. No school, no work. Just a wide-open schedule. You can practically hear the Rocky Mountains calling your name.

How will you spend your precious mountain day?

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Jun 26, 2019 in Sustainability

Snow caps the line of the Himalayas in this 70mm frame photographed by a space shuttle using a handheld 70mm camera.

Credit: NASA


Snowflakes that cover mountains or linger under tree canopies are a vital freshwater resource for over a billion people around the world. To help determine how much freshwater is stored in snow, a team of NASA-funded researchers is creating a computer-based tool that simulates the best way to

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